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NAHT response to the government consultation on primary assessment in England

NAHT response to the government consultation on primary assessment in England

Read a summary of some key points and our full response

Read a summary of some key points and our full response to the consultation.

23 June 2017/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Government plan for grammar schools is shelved

Government plan for grammar schools is shelved

Major education policy plans dropped in the Queen's Speech

Major education policy plans have been dropped, although fairer funding is featured in the Queen's Speech

22 June 2017/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
#Greenforgrenfell - wear something green on Friday

#Greenforgrenfell - wear something green on Friday

Schools are uniting to fundraise for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, this Friday 23 June

Following an intitiative started by students, schools are uniting to fundraise for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, this Friday 23 June

20 June 2017/Number of views (215)/Comments (0)/
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School funding crisis was a major decider for voters

School funding crisis was a major decider for voters

Analysis shows that school budget cuts were key to the General Election 2017 result

Analysis and press reports confirm that school budget cuts were key to the General Election 2017 result

20 June 2017/Number of views (90)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Former vice president of NAHT Colm Davis to receive an OBE

Former vice president of NAHT Colm Davis to receive an OBE

Colm Davis, former vice president of NAHT, has been recognised for his ‘services to special education’ and received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Colm Davis, former vice president of NAHT has received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

20 June 2017/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Summer 2017 exam entry statistics published (England)

Summer 2017 exam entry statistics published (England)

Ofqual has published provisional statistics on the number of entries for GCSEs, level 1 / 2 certificates, AS and A levels in England for the summer 2017 exam series.

Ofqual has published provisional statistics on the number of entries for GCSEs, level 1 / 2 certificates, AS and A levels in England for the summer 2017 exam series.

19 June 2017/Number of views (105)/Comments (0)/
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Ofsted’s consultation on short inspections of good schools

Ofsted’s consultation on short inspections of good schools

Give your views in this important consultation on possible changes to short inspections

Ofsted announces plans to increase the time in which a short inspection becomes a full inspection from 48 hours to anything up to 15 working days.

19 June 2017/Number of views (198)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Ofqual blog on the 2017 entry data: things to look out for

Ofqual blog on the 2017 entry data: things to look out for

Ofqual has released a blog on the summer 2017 entry data and the top things to look out for

On 15 June, Ofqual published a report showing the provisional entries for GCSE, AS and A levels in England this summer.

19 June 2017/Number of views (93)/Comments (0)/
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Ofqual releases letter to schools about the summer 2017 exam series

Ofqual releases letter to schools about the summer 2017 exam series

An update on the summer 2017 exams series

On 15 June 2017 Ofqual wrote to all schools to update them on the summer exam series.

19 June 2017/Number of views (97)/Comments (0)/
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NGA/TES annual governace survey 2017

NGA/TES annual governace survey 2017

The annual NGA / TES survey on school governance is now open

The annual NGA / TES survey on school governance opened on 12 June.  It's open to all school governors, trustees and academy committee members.

16 June 2017/Number of views (146)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News
New Oxford University Press webinar with NAHT Edge Director James Bowen

New Oxford University Press webinar with NAHT Edge Director James Bowen

Considering comprehension across English and Maths

Exploring how cross-curricular skill could be married up between subject leaders.

16 June 2017/Number of views (179)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News
Phonics check risks distorting learning, says NAHT

Phonics check risks distorting learning, says NAHT

Rather than focus on high stakes tests, we must trust professionals to use continual, low-level assessments to reinforce learning

The phonics screening check is a poor use of staff time and reduces the amount of quality teaching time that other pupils in the class receive whilst not being tested. This is why it needs to be an optional component for schools.

13 June 2017/Number of views (33)/Comments (0)/
KS1 moderation: Delay in scaled score conversion tables

KS1 moderation: Delay in scaled score conversion tables

LAs should have a flexible approach to any schools affected

Delay in scaled score conversion tables.

13 June 2017/Number of views (295)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up 9th June 2017

Research round-up 9th June 2017

This fortnight's research includes surveys and reports on literacy, mathematics and online bullying.

A spotlight on the latest research in education.

12 June 2017/Number of views (488)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Free CPR kits for secondary schools from the BHF

Free CPR kits for secondary schools from the BHF

The British Heart Foundation is offering free CPR kits to eligible secondary schools

The British Heart Foundation is offering eligible secondary schools free CPR kits, to boost awareness of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and Public Access Defibrillator among secondary school pupils.

12 June 2017/Number of views (427)/Comments (0)/
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Create a healthy lunchbox and win £100 of vouchers

Create a healthy lunchbox and win £100 of vouchers

The competition is open to primary and KS3 students

NAHT has joined with Healthy Food Guide magazine to encourage children to learn about healthy nutrition by entering our Create a Healthy Lunchbox Competition.

07 June 2017/Number of views (705)/Comments (0)/
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Exciting science workshops now available to book at the Royal Institution

Exciting science workshops now available to book at the Royal Institution

Workshops will be running from 24 July to 1 September and are suitable for ages 7 to 18

Workshops will be bringing to life all areas of science, mathematics, computer and engineering. 

06 June 2017/Number of views (635)/Comments (0)/
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Re-launch of the School Cuts website

Re-launch of the School Cuts website

Interactive map shows what party pledges look like at local level

Interactive map shows what party pledges look like at local level

06 June 2017/Number of views (742)/Comments (0)/
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Statements of SEN and EHC plans in England

Statements of SEN and EHC plans in England

An increase of 12.1% in the number of EHC plans and statements of SEN has been reported in a new statistical release from the Department for Education

 A new statistical release from the Department for Education.

31 May 2017/Number of views (836)/Comments (0)/
Research roundup 29 May 2017

Research roundup 29 May 2017

This fortnight's research includes information on the state of education, social media and wellbeing and teacher retention

A spotlight on the latest research in education.

30 May 2017/Number of views (811)/Comments (0)/
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