June 16, 2021
Clive Davies OBE of Focus Education has outlined what he thinks any school needs to consider in terms of school improvement, self-evaluation and preparation for when OFSTED inevitably return in this support pack, which includes a checklist for preparing for a successful inspection.
June 4, 2021
This transition pack using resources from Dot Com Digital has been created to support teachers and pupils primarily in Year 6 (the content could also be used with Year 7). The content covered in the pack could be used by teachers to form the basis of a Junior citizenship or Crucial Crew type series of sessions; perfect to use this term to support transition.
May 27, 2021
To further support the delivery of the Purple Mash Computing Scheme of Work, enhance the impact of lessons and reduce teacher workload, we are creating slide show presentations for each of the units in the scheme. There is a presentation for each lesson to be used with the children. There will also be supporting teacher videos for particular units. These resources will go live ready for September. In the meantime, take a look at our sneak preview of 3 units for Years 1, 3 and 5 and download the samples.
Feb. 5, 2021
The content in this document was written by Clive Davies of Focus Education. It outlines what ‘outstanding’ looks like and is designed to support detailed discussions including space for leadership teams to evaluate where they are and any next steps that need to be taken. This document is intended for Senior Leaders within school to review and evaluate their Remote Education Provision. It is built around the guidance outlined by the Department of Education.
Jan. 25, 2021
This booklet has been written by Nina Jackson and Kelly Hannaghan. Nina Jackson is an award-winning motivational speaker, a published author and an International Mental Health Advisor & Consultant. Kelly Hannaghan is a Mental Health & Wellbeing Consultant with 15 years’ experience of working in education as well as being an award-winning motivational speaker, school improvement advisor and published author.