How to avoid school attendance horrors this Halloween

30 Sep 2016

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.

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Family engagement is the key to successful pupils

30 Sep 2016

Teachers know that when parents are engaged and supportive, pupil behaviour and school results are highly likely improve.

It’s a formula for success.

 

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Why female entrepreneurs need to develop a growth mindset

29 Sep 2016

Open water training isn’t easy or fun.

When I think about putting on my swim suit and slipping into the freezing water at a diving centre or at a beach on the Welsh coast this winter, it would be easy to give up and stay at home with a hot drink and warm clothes. It would be easy to stay in that comfort zone.

 

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7 reasons your primary school pupils should learn to code

05 Sep 2016

For today’s children, learning to code is fun.

Gone are the days when that meant dry classroom sessions and number-crunching.

With the advent of simplified computers like the Raspberry Pi, and rich learning software like Scratch, pupils are turning play into useful skills.

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