Good Practice in Middle Schools
This page provides links to articles documenting good practice.
Federate or Die? - download
Is federation the way forward for the middle school system - Ian Bradbury considers some possible advantages.
Walk the walk - download
Should headteachers teach? - most certainly argues Ian Bradbury, Head of Danesfield Middle School, Somerset, in this thought provoking paper.
Promoting learning through interactive and interesting displays - download
Consideration of the importance of visual learning has led to the use of more interactive displays in order to motivate the pupils at Churnet View Middle School, Leek. Displays discussed in the article range from reading walls (where the staff have recorded their favourite books) to encourage reading across the school, to life size models of Shakespeare's characters to look at (for example) the changing character of Macbeth. *** Be patient - it is a big file that includes a number of photographs!