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  • Real and Attainable Live Modelling

    Published 04/12/17, by Liz Drayton

    This term at Tapton we’ve been thinking a lot about creating the right conditions for great learning

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  • Cracking the Revision Conundrum…Take the Revision Challenge!

    Published 07/11/17, by e4 education

    With the exam season on the near horizon, it’s time our classes got down to some serious revision. But we all know how hard it can be to motivate our students to revise; what’s more, even when we can be fairly sure they are revising, we’re all too frequently also painfully aware that they’re not necessarily doing a very good job…

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  • Tapton School’s focus on mental health: how it’s working

    Published 07/11/17, by e4 education

    Steve Rippin, Assistant Headteacher at Tapton describes our approach

    Our decision to focus on mental health and wellbeing was based on a multitude of factors rather than any one reason. As an outstanding, forward thinking school, Tapton is always looking to provide students with the very best experiences and opportunities so that they are able to lead fulfilling lives.

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  • Student-led research: the future of education? Dr. Nick Harris

    Published 03/11/17, by e4 education

    In Science we have been undertaking school-based, student-led research in the affectionately called ‘Fish Project’.  Here I will discuss the background to this project and how we think it has changed the way we teach and how the students learn. I will also introduce how we are extending this project out into other subject areas as part of our collaborations with the Institute for Research in Schools, IRIS, a new charitable organization that is at the forefront of this type of teaching approach.

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