Why training teaching assistants is vital to improve standards in literacy and numeracy
When it comes to driving up standards in basic subjects, teaching assistants have a key role to play in the classroom.
Studies by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) in 2014 found that when used in a focused way, teaching assistants helped to improve outcomes for pupils who had been struggling with reading, writing, and mathematics.
Help! My child’s a bully – what do I do?
It starts with a phone call from your child’s school.
You’re told they’re in trouble because they’ve been bullying another pupil.
It’s a shock and seems so out of character.
How to avoid school attendance horrors this Halloween
Heads and teachers know school attendance is hugely important.
It is a key performance measure for inspection bodies like Ofsted. A school which ranks poorly for attendance will rank poorly in league tables.
Family engagement is the key to successful pupils
Teachers know that when parents are engaged and supportive, pupil behaviour and school results are highly likely improve.
It’s a formula for success.