Subject Leaders and Middle Leaders

Healthy Eating and Physical Activity at Rhyl Primary

by Julia Stainton

Key Points

Our work to improve healthy eating and increase physical activity of our pupils made a significant impact and we have achieved the Healthy Schools London Silver and Gold Awards.

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Happiness Project – Christ Church NW3

by Lee James

Key Points

We know that all children experience times when they feel less happy and, through our Happiness Project, we wanted to equip them with a range of strategies they can use to help themselves and others a

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A mentoring and coaching approach to staff development

by Carolyn Harvey

Key Points

  • Joint practice development through mentoring and coaching
  • Teachers and practitioners are supported to reflect on their own practice
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Team Heroes at Holy Trinity and St Silas Primary

by Rebecca Hall

Key Points

“This whole school buddy system has transformed relationships across the school. It has enabled every child to feel a valued and cared for member of the school community and it ensures that every child has a voice beyond their class room.” Lorraine Dolan (Headteacher)

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Anti-Bullying Champions at Rhyl Primary School

by Julia Stainton

Key Points

“Pupils have high levels of respect of one another’s differences and demonstrate outstanding behaviour both in lessons and throughout the school. “
Challenge Partners Review March 2017

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Using Thinking Cards to improve mental wellbeing

by Mike Kelly

Key Points

  • The “Thinking Cards” were developed to help young people improve their mental wellbeing utilising techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness.
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How speaking frames can support pupils’ critical analysis in art and design

by Angela Hay

Key Points

To develop oral communication and depth of vocabulary used within art, I wanted to explore the use of models and speaking frames to deepen responses when observing and reflecting upon art.

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How scaffolds can effectively support children in their development of spoken reasoning in maths

by Chloe Pearson

Key Points

The skills of reasoning are key to creating successful mathematicians. Internalisation of these skills is the first step but the ability to voice your ideas is key to truly deep understanding.

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Raising reading attainment through quality speaking and listening in Years 3 & 4

by Rebecca Ryan

Key Points

Reading, speaking and listening are inextricably linked. We noticed comprehension was limited by poor speaking and listening skills.

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Mile a Day

by Harriet Williams

Key Points

  • Increase pupils’ fitness
  • Reduce obesity and prevent lifestyle diseases
  • Improve social, emotional and mental wellbeing
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