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Is Collaboration Cheating?

News & Press · 13th April 2018

‘Teams’ is how the world now operates. Sometimes, our school system may seem to suggest to young people that cooperation is cheating.  But teamwork is about helping them to produce good work through sharing their strengths. Teachers will use discussion, […]

Top Performing School Embraces Growth Mindset

News & Press · 28th March 2018

Upton Hall School FCJ a Roman Catholic grammar school for girls aged 11-18, recently conceived an imaginative week of study skills and  ‘growth mindset’ initiative for all 950 students and also 200 parents! Upton Hall is the top performing school on Merseyside and is one […]

Award ‘A’ Grades to All Students!

News & Press · 16th March 2018

Teachers should consider awarding every student an ‘A’ grade at the start of the year, according to a new study released this week (March 2014) by the Royal Society of Arts. The 65-page report, entitled ‘Everyone Starts With an A’, […]

Essential Work Skills for School Leavers

News & Press · 16th December 2017

Speaking at the CBI annual conference recently, David Cameron called for “an education system that turns out people with the skills necessary to do the jobs that we’re creating in our country today”. And what do business people say those […]

The Barrowford SATs Letter

News & Press · 17th July 2017

The Text “Please find enclosed your end of KS2 test results. We are very proud of you as you demonstrated huge amounts of commitment and tried your very best during this tricky week. “However, we are concerned that these tests […]