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Fradley Park Consultation Report

Section 10 Consultation Report Executive Summary Fradley Park Primary and Nursery School is a non-selective, non-denominational primary school in the pre- opening phase with a planned opening date of September 2022. The school will be part…

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Fradley Park Consultation

Statutory ConsultationFradley Park Primary and Nursery School, proposed to open in September 2022. Consultation Period: Closed Consultation Period: 12 noon Wednesday, 10th March 2021 – 12 noon Wednesday, 21st April 2021 Welcome John Taylor Multi Academy…

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Rugeley John Taylor FAQ

.Below are some of the questions we have been asked about the new all-through free school Rugeley John Taylor. We will add to this list of FAQs over time, as we are committed to providing clear answers to your questions. You may also find useful information about John Taylor MAT and its schools on our website http://www.jtmat.co.uk (under the “Free School Applications” tab) and on Twitter @JohnTaylorMAT and about Rugeley John Taylor on Twitter @JTRugeley.

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John Taylor High School selected to provide high-quality professional development to teachers and leaders.

John Taylor High School is one the 81 schools in England selected to be designated as a new teaching school hub.

Teachers across the country will benefit from vital developmental support and expert advice, allowing them to improve a broad range of vital teaching skills, under plans announced by the Department for Education today.

The teaching workforce will get best-practice and expert advice on how best to engage with pupils, lesson planning, and classroom management, as the teaching school hubs programme is rolled out across the country.

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CEO’s Blog: “The Shape of the Spoon”

As we move toward the end of the term, and the end of the calendar year, we will all be taking some time to reflect on what 2020 has meant to us. Writing in a personal capacity, as I do for these blogs, there have certainly been many lows as well as highs as I am sure you, my reader, will have experienced also.

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CEO’s Blog: When no one is watching.

I hope this Blog finds all its readers safe and well, as we continue to live and work through these times.  There are numerous writers and broadcasters who have made the timely, and expedient, connection between…

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Covid-19 IT Guidance

Last updated: 24/03/2020 Technology plays an important role in ensuring your child(ren) can continue their education during this time of uncertainty. We know from experience technology can be temperamental at times and issues can occur when…

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CEO’s Blog: The great outdoors

Perhaps writing this blog in the aftermath of some of the worst and most damaging storms for decades may be unwise, but it was prompted by several occurrences last week that I wanted to share with…

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CEO’s Blog: “And then one day you find, ten years have got behind you.”

It was almost ten years ago to the day that I began my association with John Taylor, by taking up the headship at John Taylor High School. My most vivid memory of 4th January 2010, which succeeded a somewhat sleepless night, was to be greeted at the snow-covered entrance to the school by a member of our admin staff, who enquired with an outstretched arm and an upturned palm, “So, are we opening today, boss?” Welcome to headship!

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CEO’s Blog: Front and centre: “The Sage on the Stage”

Welcome to the 2019/20 academic year to you all. At John Taylor Multi-Academy Trust we particularly welcome Church Gresley Infant and Nursery School to our family, our tenth primary phase partner. As with a new school to the Trust, I also welcome all colleagues, children and families that have become part of the JTMAT community this year. I am excited about what you will bring to us, and what you will share alongside us.

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CEO’s Blog: July 2019 Letter to Year 13

So, here goes. I’ve written you a list. I hope it makes sense. If it does, that’s great. If any of it resonates with you – even better. The list is in no order, other than that in which the ideas came to me, which has little bearing on their importance. It’s also by no means exhaustive, as you’ll see, but it is based on some of the challenges I know that some of you will face.

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