SAM Schools: Landau Forte Academy Amington

Part of the Landau Forte Charitable Trust, Landau Forte Academy Amington opened in September 2010, but is owned and operated as an independent educational organisation providing free full-time education for children aged 11 to 19 years. The academy, which currently has around 800 students, was established to bring together the worlds of business, industry and…

SAM Schools: Moreton Community School

Moreton Community School, located one mile north east of Wolverhampton, is a mixed comprehensive that caters for over 700 students. The school is immensely proud of its examination and curriculum success, as well as its extensive extra-curricular programme which regularly has over 75 activities taking place each week outside of lesson time. There is a…

What about the parents?

We have already written about Nicky Morgan’s ‘devo-max’ White Paper, paying particular attention to her claim the measures outlined are driven by a desire to hand down more power to schools, away from the micro-management of Westminster and Whitehall. One detail that calls this claim into question, however, is the decision to abolish parent governors.…

SAM Schools: Chadwell Heath Academy

Welcome to the first of our SAM Schools blog articles, where we speak to our subscribers and find out how they use SAM in their schools. — This time, we speak to Jamie Henderson, the e-Learning Coordinator for Chadwell Heath Academy, who’ve already used SAM Learning for nearly 14,000 hours since August 2015! Over the…

The SAM 60 Second Survey: Resources

Is it possible to be a great teacher without good resources? Teaching requires many skills – the ability to hold attention, to inspire, to patiently explain, to discipline if necessary, to be compassionate and understanding, the list could go on for a while – yet these skills have to be combined with knowledge, and knowledge…