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Music Teacher at published in the Chartered College of Teaching journal

HK SUPER STAR! Mrs Hayward, Head of Music at Heathfield Knoll School, Kidderminster has been published in the Chartered College of Teaching journal called ‘Impact’.  Mrs Hayward answered an article requesting a call for papers from a teaching perspective on assessment. She stated “The option of submitting a ‘teacher perspective’ piece appealed as I’ve always …

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Impact of lockdown on young children

The BBC has reported on the impact that lockdown has had on young children. The report says “Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England have shown an increased number of four and five-year-olds needing help with language. Evidence shows poor speech development can have long-term effects on learning.” This suggests that …

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Mr Julian Smith, a finalist on Britain’s Got Talent 2009, attended a virtual music class to help pupils explore the theme of ‘instrument families’

During a virtual music lesson, Mrs Hayward was joined by a special guest for her Year 5, 6, 7 and 8 lessons. Mr Julian Smith, a finalist on Britain’s Got Talent 2009, attended the virtual class to help pupils explore the theme of ‘instrument families’ by introducing them to the saxophone family of instruments.  Pupils …

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Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded the internationally recognised Eco-Schools Green Flag award for excellence in environmental action and learning.  Our three topics of Global Citizenship, Waste and Water were chosen by our Eco Committee and Eco Club members in September. Combining cross curricular links with Enterprise, Mathematics, Science, Languages, STEAM, English …

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