Q & A with Helen Bellinger

As the school year draws to a close, we thought we would ask our Director some questions to sum up how she felt the first year has been. […]

Posted on 16 July 2018
Posted in: Blog

I can’t…can I?

Katie Reddy, Business Support Officer for Doncaster Research School (and Partners in Learning) gives an account of what it’s like to be in a role recently described as “the glue that holds it all together”. […]

Posted on 16 July 2018
Posted in: Blog

“We must get away from seeing maths as a ‘Marmite’ subject”

The fifth recommendation from the EEFs Maths Guidance report looks at independence and motivation in maths. […]

Posted on 2 July 2018
Posted in: Blog

The Doncaster Research School Conference

Book your place now for the first ever 'Doncaster Research School Conference' […]

Posted on 18 June 2018
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD

Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School, introduces the EEF's Preparing for Literacy guidance report and explains how this evidence is brought to life at Highfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

New guidance on preparing for literacy

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Evidence