Monthly Archives: March 2016

BETTER QUALITY data… INCREASED parental engagement and involvement… but LESS paperwork

Claire Reilly of Grand-Y-Care Academy in Lanark, Scotland writes… At Grand-Y-Care, we are passionate about how we can best support the development of all children in our care while facilitating fun child led play experiences. Afterall, what setting or school isn’t? However,...
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How do we best meet the needs of our sensory (PMLD) learners?

Sally Churchill, Deputy Headteacher at Saxon Hill Academy in Staffordshire, UK writes… Ofsted requires us to be able to demonstrate what we know about each of our learners, their needs and what progress they have made. As a school, we...
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How we reduced costs and saved 100s of hours each month

Ian Wilson, owner of Little Einsteins Day Nursery in St Helens, UK writes… The EYFS ultimately places a hefty obligation on all of our staff, to keep up-to-date records and snapshots to support the learning and assessment we make of...
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Parent Services – How to activate parent accounts

Introduction This Tutorial was written for EfL 4.5.1 With Evidence for Learning (EfL) version 4.5 we have introduced new Parent Services, a set of tools that make it possible for you to share evidence and PDF documents with parents and...
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Parent Services – Using the Reports Feed

Introduction This Tutorial was written for EfL 4.5 Start sharing PDF documents with your parents via the secure web-based Parent Portal.  This was known as Parent Access in previous versions of EfL.  So, if you were using Parent Access with a...
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Parent Services – Using the Journal Feed

Introduction This Tutorial was written for EfL 4.5 Start sharing evidence with parents via the secure web-based parent portal For each evidence you can choose to share just photos and videos, or comments and tags too. As with all Parent...
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Parent Services – Using the Parent Comments

Introduction This Tutorial was written for EfL 4.5 The parent comments are a useful way to receive feedback from your parents.  You can ‘star’ comments to make finding comments that contribute to the learning process easier and you can approve comments...
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