This programme helps schools develop a sustainable, whole school, proactive approach to reducing exclusions, through support for pupils with challenging behaviour, and social, emotional, and mental health needs. It is rooted in trauma-informed approaches. “We now have a process for pupils we are struggling with, who we feel are at risk of exclusion. The framework... Find out more
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
The Ambitious Framework aims to enable schools and colleges to provide high-quality education for children and young people with autism whilst prioritising dignity, respect, and compassion. The framework is based on School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SW-PBS). Part one provides tools to help settings review their practice, including a self-review tool, and a case study... Find out more
A universal framework that supports individuals with SEND to accelerate their development against both academic and broader outcomes. The Needs Led Curriculum incorporates 32 strands and over 1,000 outcomes. As well as core skill development in reading, writing and maths, there are four further foci: Learning to learn Functional independence Language and communication Myself and... Find out more
A whole school system for measuring, and working to improve, student and family Quality of Life (QoL) in three key areas: social participation, well-being, and independence. “The innovative QoL framework you have developed has a positive life-changing impact on pupils and their families.” OFSTED July 2019 The QoL network of over 50 schools is currently... Find out more
A music assessment framework developed for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), but accessible for all children, which maximises learning across all areas of the wider curriculum. It provides a music assessment framework to support teachers to deliver effective music education to all children, however complex their needs, and demonstrates how music supports... Find out more
A training and resource pack to enhance pupil learning and teacher confidence in Relationships and Sex Education (RSE). The pack contains 30 stories on 4 themes (Relationships, Diversity, Safety and Puberty), which read as lesson plans and include a resource list and suggested assessment questions. The pack also includes guidance in: Working with parents Useful... Find out more
A programme to support students’ development of maths vocabulary, increasing their access to mathematical learning, and their ability to achieve in Maths. Developed for D/deaf children, those with Developmental Language Disorder or English Language Learners, and children with low language levels. The programme includes five5 30-40 minute sessions on key maths topics, with discussion activities,... Find out more
“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes” – Mark Twain. This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian and I attended a small gathering at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for the launch of ‘Mr Five Per Cent’ a brilliant biography on the man himself by Jonathan Conlin. The event was... Find out more
Our latest guest blogger Richard Derecki reflects on what an increasingly ‘cashless society’ means for those who rely on our generosity, and in-turn, what that means for our communities and how we interact. _______________________________________________________________________ Bundling my way down the Tube station stairs to squeeze myself onto an east bound District line train, I suddenly heard... Find out more
It’s been 20 months since The Young Foundation finalised its proposal for Reimagining Rent, which for many of us feels like yesterday. But did you know that twenty months is also the average length of a tenancy in the UK’s Private Rented Sector (PRS). When compared to an average of 11 years in Germany, this... Find out more