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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SAM Schools: Kingsmead School

Kingsmead School in Enfield, is a mixed, multi-cultural, comprehensive school for students aged 11-18. The school is a ‘National Leadership School’ whose senior staff and lead practitioners share expertise and developments in teaching and learning with other schools across the UK. With approximately 1,500 students, Kingsmead strives to maintain a personal and supportive environment, while…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week, a cause that has an important impact on the education sector: on the one hand, an increasing number of young people are suffering from mental illness, making good mental health education a vital issue, on the other, the teaching profession has a higher than average prevalence of workers…

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SAM Schools: The Newark Academy

The Newark Academy in Nottinghamshire, is a mixed, fully comprehensive school that caters for students aged 11-18. Staff and students at the Academy strive to be the very best they can be, and to embed themselves in the heart of the community they serve. The Newark Academy aims to become renowned for delivering excellence and…

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