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DON’T BE AFRAID – THE NEW EYFS FORMAT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

DON’T BE AFRAID – THE NEW EYFS FORMAT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

  From September, all schools in England will be reporting their early years performance against a whole new set of criteria. The key change is structural.  The Age Ranges and.

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Unveiling the new Earwig Framework Finder

Unveiling the new Earwig Framework Finder

FIND YOUR IDEAL PUPIL ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK – FROM A CHOICE OF HUNDREDS Earwig has just unveiled a wonderful new and unique facility for special schools in the UK – the.

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Can Parents help you assess?

Can Parents help you assess?

The Earwig Parent Observations facility is proving very popular in our schools, and for good reason. So often we hear teachers and parents with quite different viewpoint on the child’s.

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Good news from the DfE

Good news from the DfE

It is not often that an edict from the DfE is good news but many special schools with PMLD pupils will probably breathe a sigh of relief when they see.

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Optional Modules for SEN

Optional Modules for SEN

The huge variety of special needs evidenced by children mean that every special school or unit is unique in one way or another. But When it comes to teaching evidence.

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MEASURING ENGAGEMENT IN PRE-FORMAL STAGE PUPILS – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?

MEASURING ENGAGEMENT IN PRE-FORMAL STAGE PUPILS – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?

Back in 2017, the Rochford Panel pronounced on the future of SEND pupil assessment and recommended that all children with EHCPs should have their performance targets based primarily on the.

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The DfE wants you to use tech to reduce workloads

The DfE wants you to use tech to reduce workloads

Although the DfE is keen, in principle, to reduce teacher workloads, it seems that every pronouncement they make add further to the size of the task, especially when it comes.

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Ickburgh School – how they use Earwig to measure progress

Ickburgh School – how they use Earwig to measure progress

When I visit a school that runs Earwig it is very rewarding to see the enthusiasm of the staff that use it, particularly the Senior Leadership.  This generates a virtuous.

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OFSTED CIF IS NOW THE EIF – what’s the impact?

OFSTED CIF IS NOW THE EIF – what’s the impact?

Last autumn Ofsted introduced the new Education Inspection Framework. This made significant changes to the way that inspectors examine teaching evidence and pupil assessment data. So those stress-inducing ‘deep dives’.

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Ready to get engaged?

Ready to get engaged?

A summary of the DfE Engagement Model guidance   If you work with SLD or PMLD children you’ll have heard about the new Engagement Model, but you’re probably dreading having.

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