The thoughts of a newish governor

Having been a governor many years ago, whilst part of the school senior leadership team, it’s been an interesting return. I left teaching over 12 years ago and since then there have been many significant changes. Not least austerity, changes to statutory assessment, new Ofsted frameworks and of course increasing academization and the decline of Local Authority services. I have […]

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7 signs more able learners are being failed

more able pupils

Governors should know about the different vulnerable groups in their schools but are more able pupils one of them? In this article from Schools Improvement,  Hilary Lowe, Education Adviser for the National Association for Able Children in Education (NACE) highlights 7 signs it’s time to review your provision for this group. 1. Your more able policy is in demand among museums If your school […]

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