On the “cannibalisation” of Key Stage 3

Ofsted’s new Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, gave a speech at the Festival of Education in June 2017 in which she trumpeted the importance of the school curriculum. She said that, […]

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Demonstrating the impact of pupil premium funding

This article was written for School Inspection + Improvement Magazine and first published in January 2017.  You can read the full version on the SI+I website here.   Summary The attainment gap is detectable […]

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Key Stage 3: Literacy and numeracy

This article was written for SecEd magazine and first published in November 2016.  You can read the original version on the SecEd website here.   You can read more of my monthly columns for […]

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Key Stage 3: Effective use of the Pupil Premium

This article was written for SecEd magazine and first published in November 2016.  You can read the original version on the SecEd website here.   You can read more of my monthly columns for […]

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Key Stage 3: Assessment

This article was written for SecEd magazine and first published in November 2016.  You can read the original version on the SecEd website here.   You can read more of my monthly columns for […]

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