Posts filed under: Case Studies

Personalising the documentation of Play Based Learning

Duane Smith and the Early Years team at the Istanbul International Community School (IICS), Turkey write… Our team was exploring ways to make documentation more efficient, authentic and part of our daily routine. At IICS, both teacher and student learning proposals are planned with...
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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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Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD): Personalising assessment & evidencing progress

How do you collect and show evidence of progress where no physical end result is (or even can be) produced by the learner? This is a common challenge in any SEN setting, and one which is often compounded where learners have Profound...
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How to spend LESS TIME preparing HIGHER QUALITY learning journals …

Little Gruffalos Nursery in Ackworth (Wakefield, UK) is just one of many Nursery and pre-schools all over the world that are using the ‘Evidence for Learning’ app to improve the way they capture children observations and achievements for learning journals....
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