Last week, the DfE Compare School Performance site was updated, and the summary page for Coleridge Primary School describes some aspects of our performance as Average. I do not wish to downplay the significance of nationally published data, and the purpose of this blog isn’t…19 Dec In School Blog
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I’ve been asked on numerous occasions why I love teaching in the Early Years; what makes it special? I’m not sure people expect, or want, a lengthy response or a detailed anecdote about rearranging chairs to look like the inside of an aeroplane and going...12 Nov In Nursery, Reception, School Blog
For the past few months, our children in Year 6 have been preparing for SATs. These end of year assessments test children’s abilities in arithmetic, mathematical reasoning, spelling, reading comprehension and grammar. The results of these tests will be published and our school and children…18 May In School Blog
On a recent tour, showing prospective parents around the school, I was asked what I felt Coleridge’s greatest strength was. I answered, that while we have high expectations for our children academically, we place equal, if not greater, importance on the development of the whole…06 Dec In School Blog
Working in education is one of the most rewarding jobs you could wish for, especially when you see the positive impact that your work is having on children and families. However, juggling all the challenges thrown your way can sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and…12 Sep In School Blog
Today we held internal interviews for a new middle leadership role. These positions don’t come up very often; when they do I am always impressed with the number of applicants and the aspirations of our staff team. Today was no different. Candidates were given an…09 Jun In School Blog
On Tuesday 17th January, I attended a meeting at Rhodes Avenue Primary school. The meeting was organised by a group of local parents who have joined together to campaign against the cuts that are facing all schools across the country. The turnout was hugely impressive…19 Jan In School Blog