Jamil’s journey from refugee to trainee teacher

A former student of the King’s Leadership Academy Liverpool, who came to Liverpool from Afghanistan 14 years’ ago, has returned to his academy school as a trainee maths teacher. Jamil Wali arrived as a seven-year-old in Liverpool from Afghanistan unable to speak English and never dreaming that one day he would be

A look at remote school learning through the pandemic

New research from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that remote learning was, at best, a partial substitute for in-class teaching during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as pupils covered substantially less material when working from home than their peers in the classroom, according to teacher assessments. The difference between

Into Film launches mental wellbeing campaign for UK schools

Education charity, Into Film has launched a comprehensive programme of curated films, resources and teacher tools supporting the mental wellbeing of pupils ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10. Acknowledging that children and young people are currently experiencing unprecedented challenges to their mental health and wellbeing, the use of

Winstanley’s history helps to shape its future

Winstanley College is a dynamic, forward-thinking sixth form, constantly seeking excellence. The college is deep rooted in history, with its origins tracing back over 350 years to the old Upholland Grammar School. The institution always strived to be the best in the area and numerous headteachers fought for each and every

A Lost Generation: Parents set to spend £24 billion on tutors

New research from Tutorful, the experts in online tutoring, reveals that 78% of secondary school parents think that the pandemic has had a negative impact on their child’s education, with parents believing that their child (aged between 11 to 18yrs) is behind a whole school year (9.5 months), with around 14