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Rising Stars are thrilled to be sponsoring NACE’s English for the more able conference

Our partners NACE are hosting an entire day of talks and workshops designed to help you challenge your more able learners through the primary English curriculum. Find out more about the conference and receive a special discount if you book before the 9th of February.

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What are you going to do about workload?

The famous JFK inauguration speech encouraged Americans to “ask not what your country can do for you–ask what you can do for your country“.

Nicky Morgan probably wouldn’t get away with the same sort of message, not least because her department has a lot to answer for when it comes to workload, especially in recent years. But the point is salient. Much of the workload that exists in schools exists only because we make it.

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Prepare your assessment system for inspection

We've not got long to wait for our Primary Assessment 2016 Conference, and we’re looking forward to welcoming Headteachers, Deputy Heads and Subject Coordinators from across the country. For those of you who haven’t yet registered, here’s a summary of all that we’ll be covering on the day.

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