What role can schools play in developing young people’s social agency?
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 then that in the […]See more
‘Arts and creativity’ and ‘world beyond school’ commitments
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 […]See more
‘Grammar school’ consultation response
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 […]See more