Reading, writing and the importance of vocabulary

Research indicates that low levels of vocabulary can have an impact on reading and therefore writing. Headteacher Frances Robertson looks at the role of vocabulary teaching and some effective approaches

Editorial Comment: Asbestos: A double standard

Fire deaths, cycle deaths and school-related asbestos deaths – while the government acts on the first two, it is scandalously slow to tackle the third, says Kevin Courtney
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Life after Levels: FAQs

How have schools have responded to the removal of national curriculum levels? Andrew Lifford ...

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Autism support

Schools are being offered access to an extensive range of free autism resources as well as expert ...

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