WE sat down with Rae Snape, Headteacher of The Spinney Primary School and longstanding friend of WE, to find out about their approach to connecting to the wider ecosystem for the benefit of their whole community.
A group of school leaders visited XP School as part of the Stand Out Schools Initiative. Below is a range of their reflections and comments on XP’s stand out features, why they think it works, and their suggested next steps.
Ansford Academy is a small rural secondary in Somerset. WE interviewed their principal to find out how they are building student independence with coaching and a culture of belief in every student.
Harmans Water primary school have transformed outcomes and deepened learner engagement through a project-based learning approach.
Find out how Golborne High School is using innovative curriculum approaches to provide the right diet for each child; balancing academic and vocational to meet the needs of students in the local context.
Find out how teacher collaboration and personalized development for all teachers has been instrumental in improving outcomes at a large primary serving a diverse community in Waltham Forest.
3 years ago Ely was in special measures. By taking a sustainable approach to improvement they boosted attainment, achieved a 'Good' Ofsted- and made students proud of their school again.
When Mayfield Primary School’s headteacher retired, two leaders took the opportunity to demonstrate their equitable approach to education. Find out about their top tips for co-headship.
Discover how a small (0.5FE) primary school in East Sussex used the Spirals framework to design their 'curious curriculum' and engage learners.
Discover the approaches Walton-le-Dale, a mixed community secondary school with 766 pupils and 18 feeder primaries, uses to enable all learners to thrive.
Rachel Tomlinson, Barrowford's Headteacher, shares how the school's approach to relationships and restorative conversations creates an inclusive culture.
Find out how Fallibroome Academy implemented their 'ready to learn' behaviour management strategy in consultation with key stakeholders.
Explore how Shenley Brook End in Milton Keynes created and implemented a curriculum that balanced knowledge, skills and qualities.
Learn how staff at Shevington High School were inspired by visits to Sweden to design a KED-influenced curriculum.
Staff were concerned about the performance of boys in one class. They used spirals to develop approaches to improve their confidence and aspiration.
Little Lever were concerned about staff wellbeing and absenteeism - so piloted 'wellbeing credits' to support staff. Find out about the success they have had so far.