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When CPD is brilliant there are a plethora of positives

When CPD is brilliant there are a plethora of positives, some measurable and some less easy to quantify. But generally great CPD leads to improved teacher morale, better outcomes for students and improved Ofsted grade. Crucially in this time of teacher shortages it also leads to a stronger professional profile for the school and therefore … Continue reading When CPD is brilliant there are a plethora of positives

Interview advice from our Head of Teaching School (@lisafathersAFL)

Spring has arrived, lighter nights, daffodils, a bit of sunshine and student teachers everywhere are starting to apply for jobs! It’s the culmination of all that hard work……….Hang on a minute – no its not! You are still on your course trying frantically to keep your head above water whist at the same time look … Continue reading Interview advice from our Head of Teaching School (@lisafathersAFL)

A Murmuration of Starlings – working together to drive improvement

By Gary Handforth, Director of Primary Education at Bright Futures Educational Trust A murmuration of starlings is a breath-taking sight – a swooping mass of thousands of birds whirling in the sky above your head. A type of organised chaos as the birds suddenly switch direction in complete synchronisation with no visible sign of a … Continue reading A Murmuration of Starlings – working together to drive improvement

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