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First Cohort of RSA Academies’ Teacher Trainees Underway

September 30, 2016 / Roisin Ellison

The RSA Academies’ Teaching School Alliance welcomes their first cohort of trainees this September, with 20 trainee teachers starting their placements in one of seven schools in the RSA Family of Academies. The programme lasts for one academic year, during which time the aspiring teachers will undertake two school placements across the Teaching School Alliance. […]

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RSA8 Student Leadership Celebration 2016

September 5, 2016 / Roisin Ellison

The RSA8 Programme is a bespoke programme for year 8 students across the Family of Academies. Throughout the year, each school hosts a session for a different leadership skill element of the programme. Students then attend a residential weekend at Warwick University to put together a social action project that will have an impact on their own school community. […]

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Creativity in the Classroom

September 5, 2016 / Roisin Ellison

The RSA report ‘Giving Schools the Power to Create’ argues that it is essential that we empower young people to turn their ideas into action and their aspirations into reality and that schools should be developing the creative capacities of both their learners and educators to achieve this. Based on this, Roisin Ellison, co-author of the […]

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