Case Studies

Type

Schools

Using the Growth Mind-set approach to narrow the gap

by Gwenneth Lee

Key Points

Our aim was to use evidence based practice to close the attainment gap between children entitled to Pupil Premium and others

 

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Multimedia Advocacy

by Alex Yates

Key Points

  • Multimedia Advocacy is a really effective way of using media to communicate the wants and needs of children, young people through the use of video, image, sound and picture esp those with a large number of professionals involved across a number of sectors
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Curriculum Development at Torriano Primary School

by Susan Bush

Key Points

  • UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Programme underpins the whole school ethos and is central to our curriculum development;
  • Innovative, whole-school themes are planned each term involving all stakeholders
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School sports collaborative – inclusive sports festival

by Paul Lambert

Key Points

  • Provides opportunity for competitive sport for all children, not only talented
  • Easy-to-resource sports involve all
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Kinect computer game for developing number concepts: personalising technology for improved learning

by Paul Choak

Key Points

  • Research into the role of embodiment in learning
  • Kinect app to help learners to develop number concepts such as estimation
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Vertical Tutoring at Regent High School

by Adam Tedesco

Key Points

  • Vertical Tutoring: small tutor groups of Y7-13 students, each with two tutors
  • Impact on attainment, staff/student/parent relationships, staff cohesion
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One-to-one iPads – embedding IT across all teaching and learning

by Rob Earrey

Key Points

  • Using iPads to engage and excite all learners; truly embedding IT across all teaching and learning
  • Using iPads as teaching and learning tool NOT just as a presentational tool; preparing children for careers and IT in work
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Creative learning walks in schools

by Victoria Patrick

Key Points

  • Schools share expertise in creative and cultural provision
  • Insight gained into how schools incorporate cultural learning within the school environment
  • Cultural Partners better understand how they can collaborate with schools and add value
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Number fluency

by Joanna Kersey

Key Points

Daily ten minutes on number fluency has real impact on maths

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Pupil Premium: Supporting the whole child to achieve aspirational targets through rich provision

by Sean Cranitch

Key Points

  • Start with the aspiration not with the analysis (avoid the data trap!)
  • Give top quality teachers the time to help pupil premium children excel!
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