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SLT 4.1 Editorial

Motivation, motivation, motivation

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04/07/2012
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SLT 4.1 Contents

SLT 4.1 Contents

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04/07/2012
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SLT 4.1 News

Headteachers’ power to be restored, Cost of holidays make parents break rules, Ofqual says exams are actually easier now, and more.

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04/07/2012
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PE is unfit for girls

Girls are increasingly turning their backs on physical activity. A recent WSFF survey reveals negative school experience as the prime cause.

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04/07/2012
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To stream or not to stream?

According to an OECD study, countries that stream pupils into ability groups at an early age tend to have lower levels of achievement, and separating pupils into ability groups locks them into a cycle of disadvantage.

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04/07/2012
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You’ve got to be kidding?

There is far too much knee-jerking in education politics and policy. Debra Kidd gives quite a knee-jerk of her own to the hype surrounding the new framework and Ofsted’s obsession with lesson objectives.

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04/07/2012
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SLT 4.1 Report Update

Closing the educational attainment gap; Healthy eating patterns of primary school children; How to support pupils’ parents; Allegations of abuse against teachers and non-teaching staff.

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04/07/2012
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A baccalaureate for the future

A major initiative to link school and the workplace, and provide a parity of recognition between academic and vocational achievement, is launching at the NCSL conference in June. Andrew Chubb, Principal of Archbishop Sentamu Academy, explains the principles behind The Modern Baccalaureate.

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04/07/2012
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To combat special measures, go creative

A failing school, a deprived community and a head accused of’not Knowing his own school’. Andrew Morrish explains how he stuck to educational prinicipals and created an outstanding school.

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04/07/2012
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Simple steps to measure CPD

Sue Kelly gives practical guidance on how to involve staff in the evaluation of their own professional development.

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04/07/2012
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Using friends to combat bullying

Training children and young people to act as peer supporters, to protect vulnerable individuals from being bullied and to create a more positive climate in their schools could be an important way forward? Helen Cowie looks at the evidence.

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04/07/2012
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Preparing seriously for school

Could an early years initiative in Blackpool, aimed at helping severely disadvantaged children get ready for school, pay off? In the first of a new series of articles on closing the performance gap Sarah Lambert looks at a project with some remarkable results.

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04/07/2012
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Legal implications of exclusions

In 2012 teachers are being empowered to tackle unruly behaviour in ways never before permitted. However, this can have a dangerous legal impact. Anita Chopra raises awareness of the changes to the exclusions’ procedure.

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04/07/2012
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Income generation – A case study

The key to successful income generation depends on relationships, not extreme voluntary effort year in, year out. Now more than ever it’s time schools took a leaf out of the public schools’ and NHS’s book and worked smarter rather than harder.

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04/07/2012
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How to keep calm and learn to love Ofsted

Lee Pace has been through the Ofsted grinding mill so often that he knows what to do to avoid stress and find value in the process. The secret is a little housecleaning.

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04/07/2012
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Should primary schools convert?

What are the arguments for primary schools becoming academies? Andrew Langden has been helping schools sort out the pros and cons.

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04/07/2012
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Learning more by teaching less

In each edition we will ask readers to nominate an education book they love. Jane Hewitt explores the values and the lessons of Jim Smith’s ‘The Lazy Teacher’s Handbook’.

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04/07/2012
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SLT 4.1 Manager's Briefcase

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

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04/07/2012
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SLT Cover 4.1

SLT Cover 4.1

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04/07/2012
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SLT 4.1 Full magazine

Download the full issue of SLT 4.1 here.

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25/04/2013
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