Who’s ‘Secondary Ready’?

As far as most parents are concerned, moving from primary to secondary school is a traumatic transition in their parental psyche. Their little darling is leaving ‘little school’, moving to ‘big school’ and growing up fast – it won’t be long before they are independent, moody teenagers! So being ‘secondary ready’ for parents means: have…

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Where is SEN education going wrong?

We wrote a few weeks ago about the importance of getting Special Educational Needs (SEN) education provision right in England’s schools, and new research confirms all the more that this is a pressing priority. A recent study by The Key, a body that provides information and support for school leaders, suggests that England’s schools are…

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SAM Schools: George Green’s School

George Green’s School has a long and successful history of providing an excellent education for young people on the Isle of Dogs. The school’s motto is, ‘Aspiration, Equality, Excellence’, which is reflected in the highest standard of teaching, whereby teachers encourage pupils to become high achieving, independent learners who will be supported to reach their…

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