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3 Jan

This story was released on the DfE Website on the 20th December

Children’s Minister Sarah Teather has confirmed plans for a reformed Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) that reduces bureaucracy for professionals, provides earlier intervention for children facing difficulties and better prepares young children for learning in school.

The Government responded on the 20th December to the consultation on the EYFS, and confirmed changes to be introduced from September 2012.

Children’s Minister Sarah Teather said:

17 Nov

ALL the requested SEF Templates have been emailed to Schools PLEASE check your inbox and if necessary other folders if you haven't received it.*
Still not found it? just give us a call or email.

1 Sep

I have taken the draft teacher standards and summarised them for all to digest more easily. 

The full set of standards can be seen by clicking this link or to print a copy of this document please visit the GAL Friends website free downloads page.

20 Jul

On the 18th of July the government responded to Lord Bew's report on statutory assessment

In the introduction it stated that the government agreed with every recommendation that Lord Bew and his panel suggested.

GAL Education have summarised the main points from the government's response and uploaded a copy of this summary to the GAL Friends website in the DOWNLOADS section of the site.

We would really like to hear your thoughts on the proposed changes, so please drop us a line...

9 Jun

So we’re fast approaching the end of the year – well it’s the end for anyone involved in Education! Even though I’m not based in a school any more, as a teacher my default is that: the summer holidays marks the end of one and the beginning of another.