NATE North West and Meols Cop Research School Teachmeet

On Thursday 22nd February, Meols Cop High School hosted a Teachmeet event, organised by the National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE). The Teachmeet events are an exceptional opportunity for teachers to share practice, discuss strategies and generally engage with like-minded teachers from around the country. […]

Posted on 3 May 2018
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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, designed to support teachers in changing their classroom practice to improve their pupils’ metacognitive skills – in short, their ability to plan, monitor and evaluate their own... […]

Posted on 27 April 2018
Posted in: Evidence, News

Making sense of metacognition

Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School, explores how schools can use the latest guidance report from the EEF to understand not just metacognition and self-regulation, but how pupils best learn. […]

Posted on 27 April 2018
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Is context king in school improvement?

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Posted on 24 April 2018
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Conference: A marked improvement? Two years on

What does Ofsted look for in marking now? What evidence based approaches have been tried throughout the country? How can we reduce marking workload? How do school leaders effectively implement change in this area and improve student outcomes? […]

Posted on 23 March 2018
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD

Meols Cop Research School: 6 Months In

Meols Cop Research School has been running for 6 successful months, so what have we been up to this term and what does the future hold? […]

Posted on 27 February 2018
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