Continuing on from yesterday, today I want to look more closely at some of the claims made by David Reedy in his contribution to the ‘debate’ in the April issue of Teach Primary. Reedy states that, ‘in 2012, the UKLA undertook a survey of KS1 schools and teachers about the [phonics screening] test’ [sic] and… Continue reading Is it time to ditch David Reedy?
The latest issue of teach PRIMARY has just come out and there are two articles (at least) of note that are worth a look at. The first, ‘Good education doesn’t change every time there’s a new secretary of state’, is about Belleville Primary School in Wandsworth. According to Jacob Stow, the head teacher John Grove… Continue reading Clear vision, consistency and effortful practice