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Governor Research & Focus Groups

Governors - Reading Focus Group

Governors Focus Group - Early Reading

The first three years are the most sensitive time for brain development and over 80 % of your child's brain is formed by the age of three. Playing and talking with children is key to that brain development, and going forward, for children learning to read and write.

Parental involvement in children’s literacy positively affects their academic performance, leading to greater long term success.

Governors - Forest School Focus Group

Governors Focus Group - Forest School

“An inspirational process that offers children, regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence through hands-on learning in a woodland environment” O'Brien & Murray (2008).

Forest school uses observations, reflections and communication as tools to find bespoke learning outcomes It has learner led outcomes and children take ownership of their learning

Leaders promote ‘just enough’ curiosity, inspiration and opportunity for children to find their own learning path.