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Tes - 21 August 2020

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‘This crisis has shown the best in pupil-referral units’

‘This crisis has shown the best in PRUs’

Working in a pupil-referral unit requires a huge team effort even in normal times, let alone during a pandemic. In the fourth and final instalment of a series in which Tes asks teachers and leaders to...

7 min read 21 Aug 2020
Five ways to battle pupil forgetfulness
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Five ways to battle pupil forgetfulness

With many students out of school for months, it is likely they will have forgotten a lot. Recapping past work will be just as important as covering missed content, says Adam Riches

4 min read 21 Aug 2020
How colleges can help students with disabilities into work

How colleges can help students with SEND into work

Despite the fact that the vast majority of people with a disability want to work, only a small minority are in employment. To address this, West Lothian College launched a partnership providing...

6 min read 21 Aug 2020
Should schools adopt alternative-provision timetables?
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Should schools adopt alternative-provision timetables?

Given that students have missed out on so much school, some say that secondary timetables will need to be more flexible and wellbeing-focused next term. So is it feasible for mainstream schools to...

6 min read 21 Aug 2020
Take the risk out of writing risk assessments
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Take the risk out of writing risk assessments

Creating risk assessments is tricky – but, given the current situation, it is likely to be one of school leaders’ most important duties next year. Headteacher Kulvarn Atwal outlines his four golden...

4 min read 21 Aug 2020
Why teachers need to lay down the law

Why teachers need to lay down the law

Schools should teach the laws of the land, says Elizabeth Kitto. We have a generation of young people who want to change society for the better – let’s give them the tools to do so

4 min read 21 Aug 2020
Five ways to battle pupil forgetfulness
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Five ways to battle pupil forgetfulness

With many students out of school for months, it is likely they will have forgotten a lot. Recapping past work will be just as important as covering missed content, says Adam Riches

4 min read 21 Aug 2020
Should schools adopt alternative-provision timetables?
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Should schools adopt alternative-provision timetables?

Given that students have missed out on so much school, some say that secondary timetables will need to be more flexible and wellbeing-focused next term. So is it feasible for mainstream schools to...

6 min read 21 Aug 2020
Take the risk out of writing risk assessments
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Take the risk out of writing risk assessments

Creating risk assessments is tricky – but, given the current situation, it is likely to be one of school leaders’ most important duties next year. Headteacher Kulvarn Atwal outlines his four golden...

4 min read 21 Aug 2020