Tag: Development

A new generation of researchers

28 September 2018

It’s not often that I envy our sixth form students. Decisions about the future; teenage angst; expected to be simultaneously child and adult; the thought of leaving home and friends to begin the unknown at university and the all-consuming A Level examinations are, thankfully, in my past. EPQ however is an opportunity for our students […]

Posted on: 28 September 2018
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Ensuring students don’t clam up in Science

12 September 2018

In the wake of GCSE results this summer , it is timely to revisit one of the more talked about questions as far as the class of 2018 were concerned in Science, the Oyster question!(AQA Biology Paper 2). Why didn’t you teach us about Oysters screams social media in the hours following the exam, the […]

Posted on: 12 September 2018
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Training courses for 2018-19 at Blackpool Research School

00:00 on 1 January 1970

Our training courses for next year are based around common themes that have come up through our discussions with teachers and leaders from across our local area. We have held our prices for 2018-19 at £295 for 3-day courses, and £345 for 4-day courses, which represents excellent value for money when compared with other providers. […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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Developing Metacognition and Memory

17 January 2019–24 May 2019

A three-day programme aimed at leaders with responsibility for Teaching & Learning, middle leaders, and teachers at all phases. […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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Effective Use of the Pupil Premium Fund

00:00 on 1 January 1970

A FREE course delivered through five twilight (16.00 – 17.30) sessions across the academic year. This is aimed at headteachers and senior leaders with responsibility for the Pupil Premium. What are the principles and conditions needed for effective use of the Pupil Premium? We will explore these in detail before looking at how effective implementation, […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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So we’re engaged- what next?

7 December 2017

After 3 months as a Research School, we have worked hard to ‘do’ Research. We have tweeted, facebooked, instagrammed, sent newsletters blogged and launched, all with the aim of creating knowledge of what works in Education.   The next step in our journey is to ensure that this research reaches teachers and is acted upon. […]

Posted on: 7 December 2017
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What’s happening this half term at Blackpool Research School?

7 November 2017

After a fantastic start to the Blackpool Research School last half term, including our very well attended launch event, we begin the second half term of 2017-18 with a very busy schedule. Here is a summary of what’s happening. […]

Posted on: 7 November 2017
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GROW Model in Education

11 October 2017

We all know as form tutors that form time can be really busy. I was struggling to fit time into the week when I could properly mentor my students without feeling under a time pressure. I knew that this was something I needed to work on and so when the opportunity came up at school for a Research Lead, I was keen to use this time to research different ways good mentoring can take place in school. […]

Author: Maria Callagher
Posted on: 11 October 2017
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