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RSA4 Social Action Planning Day at University of Worcester

April 8, 2019 / Hannah Breeze

On Friday 29th March, 40 Year 4 Pupil Leaders came together for a special RSA4 social action workshop at the University of Worcester. RSA4 is a new primary social action programme run across four West Midlands schools including Abbeywood First School RSA Academy, Charford First School, Sutton Park Primary RSA Academy, and Woodrow First School. […]

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What role can schools play in developing young people’s social agency?

March 22, 2019 / Hannah Breeze

Over the past few weeks 40 Year 4 pupils have been coming together for a series of RSA Academies RSA4 workshops that will see the pupil leaders develop character traits and practical skills to deliver positive social change in their communities and schools, through youth social action. It seems only fitting that in the same […]

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‘Arts and creativity’ and ‘world beyond school’ commitments

March 7, 2017 / Georgina Chatfield

As part of the evolving journey of RSA Academies and our relationship with our schools and the communities they serve, we have been exploring our ‘distinctiveness’ and asking, ‘what makes an RSA school?’ As a considered response to this we have created two school-wide ‘commitments’; one that relates to the arts, creativity and cultural education […]

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‘Grammar school’ consultation response

December 2, 2016 / Alison Critchley

The Department for Education’s consultation on grammar schools, entitled without apparent irony “Schools that work for everyone” closes on 12 December 2017.  More than usual with this particular consultation there is a strong sense of ‘why bother?’ Those familiar with the form of DFE consultations will be unsurprised to learn that at no point does […]

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