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More time for maths

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Wednesday, 20 November 2013

New maths GCSEs will set higher expectations and demand more from all students. Can schools find new ways to make maths more engaging and relevant?...

Time to re-consider the IGCSE?

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Tuesday, 09 July 2013

IGCSEs could be ideal for raising attainment amongst lower achieving learners, especially boys, and help them gain an essential English qualification, argues Jonathan Ovenden...

Vocational qualifications overhaul from September: Managing the transition

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Thursday, 04 July 2013

Big changes are afoot but schools are finding positive and innovative ways to ensure learners don’t lose out...

Vocational reform from September 2013: Hard-to-reach learners don’t need to lose out

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Wednesday, 19 June 2013

The challenges are undeniable but schools are finding ways to keep hard-to-reach learners engaged...

Make your Pupil Premium count: What is Ofsted looking for?

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Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Research has repeatedly shown that children who receive Free School Meals (FSM) frequently do not achieve as highly as other children in school. The Pupil Premium offers an important way for schools to raise attainment amongst disadvantaged pupils such as these - as long as it’s used well...