Archive of our News Stories

Our Director in the News....

February 27, 2013
You can hear our Radio Interview with BBC Radio Oxford, today on the James Cannon Show between 5pm and 6pm.  You can listen to this following the link on  iplayer.

New Mentoring Service launched

January 30, 2013
We're launching a new Mentoring Service to Schools - on-line mentoring for teachers and leaders, delivered via Skype. The first hour to any school is free.  Talk to us if you're interested.
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On the Radio...

November 28, 2012
Our interview with Radio Swindon 105.5 was broadcast this morning.  You can hear the interview  about the local voluntary project we run called the Faringdon Youth Project.  A podcast will be available shortly.
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Re-train to Teach Mathematics - free course in Swindon

November 27, 2012
A free course is being run by Plymouth University at The Commonweal School, Swindon.  
For further details see:  
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Our Accreditation Success

November 13, 2012
We have just been told of our successful application for full accreditation with the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (the NCETM).  Hooray!!!!

What does this mean?  We're now certified to provide CPD (Continuing Professional Development)  for Mathematics Teachers which meets the highest standards expected of the NCETM.
What is the NCETM?  It's a Department for Education initiative to enhance professional development across mathematics teaching. The NCETM is managed by a...
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It's different for Girls - Physics Report 2012

October 15, 2012
Interesting report form the Institute of Physics.  Two of the key findings are :
  • 49% of maintained co-ed schools sent no girls on to take A-level physics in 2011. The figure for all secondary schools is 46%
  • Girls were almost two and a half times more likely to go on to do A-level physics if they came from a girls’ school rather than a co-ed school (for all types of maintained schools in England)
 For the full report follow the link below.
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Good News for Education Unlimited

October 2, 2012
Good news for our Mathematics workshops.  Our initial application to the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching of Mathematics to allow us to have their CPD Standard, sent in June 2012, has today, 2nd October 2012,  been fully submitted with a vast array of supporting materials. We've updated some of our Mathematics materials to reflect this.
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Maths Activity Sheets

September 26, 2012
We've posted some new Activity Sheets for use in the classroom on algebra & geometry.  Key Stage 3 or 4.
See Our Maths Department page.  If you want the answers - drop us an e-mail.  Feedback would be really useful.
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Our Termly Newsletter

September 25, 2012
You can download our new Termly Newsletter from here.  Autumn 2012 Newsletter.
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ATM Branch meeting in Swindon

September 25, 2012
Thanks to Joe Murray for his excellent talk and the really useful classroom activities. We all had fun working out those!! Thanks to all who attended!  Also a big thanks to St Joseph's for hosting us.

If you want some of the materials form last night, send either Joe or us an e-mail.  
Next Meeting is provisionally set for Monday 28th January 2013.

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