Susannah Baker, development director at Magdalen College School, Oxford, explains how the school has provided laptops and internet access for pupils from three local primary schools, in a bid to tackle digital poverty exacerbated by the pandemic.
Mike Piercy, headmaster at The New Beacon, reflects on the way his school has adapted to remote learning during the pandemic, and considers the broader role of virtual platforms in the development of pupils’ critical thinking skills.
Julie Robinson, chief executive of the ISC, reflects on the ways state and independent school partnerships are enduring, adapting and growing, despite the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Suzie Longstaff, headmistress at Putney High School, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity to focus on what really matters, with kindness, collaboration and a fresh look at the language of success.
Marcus Rashford has drawn attention to another way our sector can make a difference – school-run community larders
Helen Pike, master of Magdalen College School (MCS), reflects on how MCS partnerships project Rose Hill Community Larder has become a lifeline to families during the school holidays, and offers advice to the sector on setting up similar programmes.
Cat Davison, director of service and social impact at Sevenoaks School and founder and chief executive of EduSpots, explores how postcolonial approaches to learning can be implemented in schools.
The latest instalment of the 'Spotlight On' series explores a STEM outreach programme led by St Mary's Junior School, Cambridge, where pupils joined their peers from Fulbourn Primary School for a mission to Mars.
This week's instalment of the 'Spotlight On' series shines a light on St Helen and St Katharine's 'send a hug' project, designed to spread warmth and cheer to residents of a local care home during lockdown.