Newham PRUs: How we got our Progress data Ofsted ready with Doddle

Newham PRUs: How we got our Progress data Ofsted ready with Doddle

In their recent Ofsted inspection Tunmarsh School and New Directions, of Newham Pupil Referral Units, got ‘outstanding’ feedback thanks, in part, to their excellent use of Doddle for monitoring and driving pupil progress.
We interviewed Deputy Head Elgan Prosser, and Assistant Head Patricia Andrews, about how they met the new, stricter Ofsted requirements, while engaging students with their learning and supporting their transfer back into mainstream.

Improving learning outside the classroom and addressing workload at St Paul’s Academy

Improving learning outside the classroom and addressing workload at St Paul’s Academy

I came to my role as Vice Principal for Teaching & Learning at a time of significant change to the curriculum and the impact it has made on teacher and student workload. In the light of more terminally assessed linear exams, I had to urgently address students taking greater responsibility for their own knowledge and enable targeted, effective homework and revision.

Effective assessment at Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College

Effective assessment at Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College

“Doddle is a really good assessment tool because it gives us a profile of what students can and can’t do. With the old National Curriculum levels system, it was impossible to allocate a level to an individual activity so you always got a best-fit number, which didn’t really mean anything. But with Doddle students know exactly what it is they have to work on to improve.”