Barnardo’s places pastoral care and safeguarding as top priorities for returning pupils

Ceri Moss COVID-19, Safeguarding, wellbeing

Barnardo’s places pastoral care and safeguarding as top priorities for returning pupils On Monday, after almost three months in lockdown, some pupils returned to school. These pupils are, of course, in addition to the vulnerable pupils and pupils of key workers who have continued attending school through the lockdown period. The BBC reported “highly variable” levels of attendance from primary …

The Impact of School Closures on the Attainment Gap: A Rapid Evidence Assessment from EEF

Ceri Moss Attainment Gap, COVID-19, Inequalities

The Impact of School Closures on the Attainment Gap: A Rapid Evidence Assessment from EEF Earlier this week, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement, released a rapid evidence assessment focused on the impact of school closures on the attainment gap. What is the Rapid Evidence Assessment?This rapid …