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What We Do

Esk Valley Research projects

Current projects Downloads/Links

Transition Project

How to improve the transition of children between KS2 and KS3.

Mari Palmer, Settrington School

Academic Resilience

Developing children’s resilience to enable them to make positive progress through school and into later life.

North Yorkshire Coast Opportunity Area

Esk Valley Alliance

Church School Peer Review

This project is being developed in conjunction with the Diocese of York to support Church Schools in their peer reviews, which will be linked to the forthcoming  SIAMS inspection framework. 7 modules have been developed, with trials currently taking place in schools from different settings.

Completed projects Downloads
How can the children’s use of concrete apparatus and/or virtual manipulatives aid their problem solving?

Sheryl Woodward

May 2016

Research Paper SW Concrete vs Virtual Manipulatives-
Assessment, Marking & Feedback - beyond elimination of 'Levels' -

Esk Valley Alliance May 2016

Assessment Marking and Feedback research project


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24 May 2022

Yesterday we had our fantastic workshop with Hester Binge @STEMLearningUK. Inspiring and informative! If you didn’t get chance to book onto yesterdays course, or KS2 is your area we have our upcoming course on the 23rd June. Follow the link to book @CoastOA @STEMLearningUK

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23 May 2022

For those colleagues who are interested in taking on a new challenge, have a look at this opportunity to become a TA Team Leader ...

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25 Apr 2022

#SchoolDiversityWeek 20-24 June 2022. Lots of resources for schools to celebrate LGBT inclusion @redkitealliance @OGATrust @eboractrust @SwaleAlliance @CoastOA @N_StarAT @HopeSentamuLT @YEndeavour @YouthYorkshire @NSAT_Inclusion @JustLikeUsUK @CEOTheSTARMAT @EskValleyTSA

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18 Apr 2022

Secondary schools and post-16 settings can access a range of educational interventions for FREE or at a subsidised rate through the Accelerator Fund. Find out more with this @EducEndowFoundn webinar on Wednesday 27th April, 4-5pm. Sign up now:

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10 Apr 2022

I’ve been messaged by an senior leader in a small school who is looking to connect with other small school leaders so she can seek advice on roles and time management. Would there be anyone willing to connect to create a little network of support?

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