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Overcoming challenging circumstances

November 28, 2016 / Georgina Chatfield

The ebullient Vice Principal at Whitley Academy, Stephen Steinhaus has written candidly and practically on how Whitley Academy overcome challenging circumstances with a focus on how in particular they support disadvantaged students in the SSAT this week.   Stephen writes… ‘Sure, we could look at all the indicators of a school in ’challenging circumstances’ and […]

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Whitley featured in Ofsted ‘Getting Ready for Work’ Report

November 25, 2016 / Roisin Ellison

Following Lord Young’s report in 2014, ‘Enterprise for all’, Ofsted have published a report investigating the availability and effectiveness of enterprise education and work-related learning for pupils in secondary schools. In the course of their visits to 40 secondary schools, inspectors looked at how well schools and businesses were engaging with each other and how […]

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English comes alive: performing pedagogy

November 17, 2016 / Georgina Chatfield

This is a blog by Marcello Newman, Creative Learning and Development Intern at the RSA and is also posted on the RSA website. Performing Pedagogy is just one of the many projects carried out through the RSA Academies’ Performing Arts Hub. Teachers and theatre practitioners come together to enrich and enliven English teaching, as part of […]

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