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Curriculum Impact

December 1, 2022|

In this, our final blog in our Quality of Education series, we are looking at curriculum impact. Integral to the idea of curriculum impact is this question: “Have students learned what the school set out to [...]

Implementation of the Curriculum

November 1, 2022|

In last month's blog we talked about the three words at the heart of Ofsted’s judgement of the school curriculum: Intent, Implementation and Impact. Today we are going to turn our attention to what implementation looks [...]

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Welcoming the New Year

January 5, 2023|

Around the world, almost all countries, cultures and religions celebrate the start of a new year, whether that's on the stroke of midnight on 31st December, signalling the transition from one year to the next, or [...]

In the Bleak Mid-Winter

December 10, 2022|

Cultures and religions from around the world and across time, have long held feasts and celebrated holidays around the shortest day of the year, which falls on 21st December in the UK. And with the school [...]

Curriculum Impact

December 1, 2022|

In this, our final blog in our Quality of Education series, we are looking at curriculum impact. Integral to the idea of curriculum impact is this question: “Have students learned what the school set out to [...]

Implementation of the Curriculum

November 1, 2022|

In last month's blog we talked about the three words at the heart of Ofsted’s judgement of the school curriculum: Intent, Implementation and Impact. Today we are going to turn our attention to what implementation looks [...]

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Curriculum Intent

October 1, 2022|

Three words: Intent, Implementation and Impact have become the cornerstone of Ofsted’s judgement on the quality of education provided by schools. But what does Ofsted mean when it talks about Intent, Implementation and Impact? In this [...]

Getting Your Child Started with G2L

December 15, 2021|

A question we are often asked by parents enrolling their child onto the Good2Learn platform is, “Where do I get them to start?" With over a hundred lessons to choose from, this is a [...]

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Reading with Prosody

November 15, 2021|

I once sent my sister a text saying, “Good for you” in response to her text telling me that she was taking some holiday time and going away for the week. My reply was [...]

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Similes and Metaphors

October 8, 2021|

Within Key stage 2 English, your child will be introduced to Figurative Language. This will add a new dimension to their writing and give them the tools they need to do more than just [...]

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Back to School Anxiety

September 21, 2021|

After dusting off the school bags and getting back to sensible sleeping patterns, we’re back to school routine! Many children felt positive about their return and were excited to see friends again, but some [...]

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Summer Brain Drain

August 15, 2021|

As schools around the world break up for Summer and the holidays stretch out before us, we all deserve our downtime after this crazy school year. Bike rides, park visits and play-dates with friends are an [...]

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English Grammar

July 26, 2021|

It’s been a long time since I sat in a classroom but I really can’t remember being taught English grammar. This is because government policy at the time was not to teach it, and so parents [...]