Category: News

Chartered College of Teaching in the East

20 January 2018

An update from Kate Sida-Nicholls, Lead Advocate for Chartered College of Teaching, Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT […]

Author: Kate Sida-Nicholls
Posted on: 20 January 2018
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Twenty-third Research School appointed

19 January 2018

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye Teaching School Alliance and Springfield Teaching School Alliance – will become the Research School and focal point of evidence-based practice to support the Ipswich Opportunity Area. […]

Posted on: 19 January 2018
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IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement

16 January 2018

A further seven projects have been awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16. […]

Posted on: 16 January 2018
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Trailblazing teachers achieve research accreditation

8 January 2018

A group of teachers who passed a rigorous training and research programme nine months ahead of schedule have been hailed as “trailblazers”. The eight staff members from schools in Haverhill, Newmarket and Great Cornard have become the first to go through the Lead Practitioners scheme, set up by Samuel Ward Academy Trust’s Research School with […]

Author: Chris Dale and Dave Gooderham
Posted on: 8 January 2018
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Our first half-term…reflections from a fledgling Research School

26 October 2017

Our first official half term as a Research School has flown by with the level of support and interest, both within our MAT and across the region so encouraging. It has been fantastic, from the outset, to be developing close links with the two other Research Schools in the East (Norwich and Littleport) and supporting […]

Author: Chris Dale and Andy Samways
Posted on: 26 October 2017
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Justine Greening unveils new EEF/IEE Research Schools at the Social Mobility Summit

12 July 2017

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, today confirmed the 11 new Research Schools in to support social mobility ‘coldspots’. The announcement doubles the size of the Research Schools Network. […]

Posted on: 12 July 2017
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Samuel Ward Academy Trust becomes first Research School in East of England

7 April 2017

A West Suffolk-based education trust whose schools are responsible for teaching around 8,000 young people is celebrating after becoming the first official Research School in the East of England. The Samuel Ward Academy Trust, which has 15 schools in the Haverhill, Newmarket, Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds areas, has been awarded £200,000 funding to become […]

Posted on: 7 April 2017
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IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants

5 April 2017

IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants are awarded to provide funding for pilot evaluations of innovations of teaching and learning approaches that support the Research Schools Network’s goal to improve the attainment of pupils by increasing the use of evidence-based practices. […]

Posted on: 5 April 2017
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