Tes issue 28 August 2020

Tes - 28 August 2020

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6 tips for handling the job of assistant headteacher
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6 tips for handling the job of assistant headteacher

Making the transition to assistant head in a primary is tricky at the best of times – and this year it is likely to be even more challenging. Nick Godfrey shares six tips to help you juggle your many...

6 min read 28 Aug 2020
Back to school: Trust in teachers as schools reopen after the coronavirus lockdown, writes Sarah Cunnane

Back to school: Trust in teachers this September

By asking schools to jump into the unknown without providing a safety net, the government has lost teachers’ trust – which could have damaging consequences, writes Sarah Cunnane

4 min read 28 Aug 2020
Primary literacy teaching: a detective story
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Primary literacy teaching: a detective story

Capital letters and full stops have mysteriously gone missing from pupils’ schoolbooks across the land. But why? To solve this case, Beth Budden dons her deerstalker and runs her magnifying glass over...

9 min read 28 Aug 2020
SEND education: How to support isolated pupils
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SEND education: How to support isolated pupils

Unstructured periods at breaks and lunch can leave some children feeling left out. But should teachers intervene directly or is it better to promote social interaction through changes to a school’s...

8 min read 28 Aug 2020
What next for pupils’ wellbeing in a post-Covid world?

What next for pupils’ wellbeing in a post-Covid world?

Students may have faced untold challenges over the past six months, with some undoubtedly experiencing anxiety, grief and trauma during the lockdown. Clare Erasmus outlines her school’s plan to deal...

6 min read 28 Aug 2020
6 tips for handling the job of assistant headteacher
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6 tips for handling the job of assistant headteacher

Making the transition to assistant head in a primary is tricky at the best of times – and this year it is likely to be even more challenging. Nick Godfrey shares six tips to help you juggle your many...

6 min read 28 Aug 2020
Primary literacy teaching: a detective story
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Primary literacy teaching: a detective story

Capital letters and full stops have mysteriously gone missing from pupils’ schoolbooks across the land. But why? To solve this case, Beth Budden dons her deerstalker and runs her magnifying glass over...

9 min read 28 Aug 2020
SEND education: How to support isolated pupils
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SEND education: How to support isolated pupils

Unstructured periods at breaks and lunch can leave some children feeling left out. But should teachers intervene directly or is it better to promote social interaction through changes to a school’s...

8 min read 28 Aug 2020