Catch-up with School Improvement Liverpool

The Government recently announced a £1 billion COVID Catch-up package to help schools reinstate a broad and balanced curriculum across a wide range of subjects. This includes a ‘Universal Catch-up Premium’ of £80 per pupil which the Department for Education (DfE) guidelines state “schools should use this money for specific

Keep calm and carry on – communicating in a crisis

School leaders have risen to many challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic – from social distancing, remote learning and ensuring the most vulnerable are protected. Underlining all these challenges is the need for clear and effective communication, ensuring that pupils, parents and other key stakeholders know what is happening at the

New ways of working and moving forward

Sponsored content The past few months have been challenging for everyone and have changed the way many people are working. The team at School Improvement Liverpool (SIL) talk to Educate about their new ways of working, challenges they have encountered and how they are moving forward. Sue Killen from the Primary Learning Team

The Future of Learning – a revolution in education

by Hannah Fowler One-way corridors, handwashing stations and ‘bubbles’ will all be the new normal as schools, colleges and universities look to reopen after five months of closures. But the pandemic has also transformed the way students learn and how educators teach - moving away from physical classrooms to the remote

Hitting the ground running – a new academic year

“What a year it has been.” We guarantee you have thought or said something along those lines even though the year isn’t anywhere nearly over. For the education sector, we now enter a new academic year which is usually seen as a fresh start, but instead of looking forward, we