Teaching Tag

13 Apr Our New Patron is Liz Pichon!

We are absolutely delighted to announce the support of a wonderful new patron! Liz Pichon, the multi award-winning children’s author and illustrator, best known for her series of Tom Gates novels, feels passionately about supporting our mission of helping all children to reach their potential by becoming confident and enthusiastic...

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10 Sep Dates and BANANAGRAMS

Welcome to the new academic year! For those of you in schools and other educational establishments, I do hope the new academic year has started well. Happy September to the rest of you! First of all, some dates for your diary: Reading Matters Conference 9 July 2015 Following two...

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10 Dec Children with SEN

SEN Children The Department for Education has published new information on pupils with special educational needs (SEN) alongside further interpretation of existing findings. Key points include: 8.2% of pupils in England with a SEN statement were excluded during the 2011/12 school year, compared with 1.4% of their peers Exclusions were...

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04 Sep Child Wellbeing and Participation

I have found these two reports of interest, both published towards the end of August. Key findings are below. Child Wellbeing Public Health England has published a paper on which reveals how too much time in front of screens combined with a sedentary lifestyle is taking its...

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