Progress reviews: A whole school model for monitoring | missdcox

I thought I’d share what my school has done regarding monitoring. To be clear, my school is not Ofsted driven. It’s not interested in jumping hoops or catching people out. Over the year, all leaders are required to complete ‘progress reviews’. They focus on a year group each time. They are spaced throughout the year … More Progress reviews: A whole school model for monitoring | missdcox

Progress reviews: A whole school model for monitoring | missdcox

I thought I’d share what my school has done regarding monitoring. To be clear, my school is not Ofsted driven. It’s not interested in jumping hoops or catching people out. Over the year, all leaders are required to complete ‘progress reviews’. They focus on a year group each time. They are spaced throughout the year … More Progress reviews: A whole school model for monitoring | missdcox

ALAN’S BLOG Wresting control from the Big Beasts – Alan Brine

As weeks go – that was quite a week. The TES summarised it well:https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/religious-education-needs-be-brought-21st-century-study-concludes We had new Goldsmiths report, RE for Real, recommending changes to bring religious education into the 21st century. The research said that an “urgent conversation” is underway about the future of learning about religion and belief in schools after “growing criticisms … More ALAN’S BLOG Wresting control from the Big Beasts – Alan Brine

Save RE – From Itself? Again? | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Yet again, disagreement features on Save RE. Previous arguments such those of ‘the crucifixion jelly hand’, ‘teaching the Illuminati’ and ‘memes’ were recalled as Rebecca Sefton blogged about why she was leaving Save RE (see <here>) Save RE is a closed Facebook group with nearly 3000 members. It includes a wide variety of members including … More Save RE – From Itself? Again? | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

What RE needs: time, good teachers and support. | chriseyreteaching

It has been a big week for RE. There has been much to think about. Tom Bennett’s TES article has it right that we need good RE. This has become blatantly obvious to everyone in the wake of the Paris attacks. My own reflection on teaching RE post Paris has received more views than anything else I’ve written. … More What RE needs: time, good teachers and support. | chriseyreteaching