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We are working with Partner Schools, and supporting them to implement person-centred practices to deliver personalised education. Our Partner Schools blog for us every month, and work with us to develop and test out how person-centred practices can work in primary and secondary schools. .

Our partnership schools are: .

  • Norris Bank Primary School - with Katy Spreckley
  • Oxley Park Academy - with Deb Frayne-Johnson
  • Manchester Grammar School - with Andy Smith, Head of Middle School
  • Copmanthorpe Primary School – with Tim Williams, Deputy Head
  • Elaine Kinsella, an Educational Psychologist with Wirral Children and Young People’s Department
  • Barb Swartz- Biscaro works with HSA Canada and Community Living Parry Sound in Ontario
  • Manor Farm Community Infant School- with Paula Coppins, Head Teacher and Marianne Selby- Boothryd, Vice Chair of Governors
  • Carys Bird, a teacher in a school for children who have special educational needs in Gwynedd
  • Bebington High Sports College in Wirral- with Carol Taylor, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Lark Hill Nursery School in Stockport, Cath Evans

We are working with Partner Schools, and supporting them to implement person-centred practices to deliver personalised education. Our Partner Schools blog for us every month, and work with us to develop and test out how person-centred practices can work in primary and secondary schools. .

Our partnership schools are: .

  • Norris Bank Primary School - with Katy Spreckley
  • Oxley Park Academy - with Deb Frayne-Johnson
  • Manchester Grammar School - with Andy Smith, Head of Middle School
  • Copmanthorpe Primary School – with Tim Williams, Deputy Head
  • Elaine Kinsella, an Educational Psychologist with Wirral Children and Young People’s Department
  • Barb Swartz- Biscaro works with HSA Canada and Community Living Parry Sound in Ontario
  • Manor Farm Community Infant School- with Paula Coppins, Head Teacher and Marianne Selby- Boothryd, Vice Chair of Governors
  • Carys Bird, a teacher in a school for children who have special educational needs in Gwynedd
  • Bebington High Sports College in Wirral- with Carol Taylor, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Lark Hill Nursery School in Stockport, Cath Evans

At reports time, Marianne Selby-Boothroyd talks about the power of language at Manor Farm Infants

I am writing this blog from two perspectives – a little bit as the Vice Chair of Governors and a lot as the parent of a child who is just about to finish his reception year at Manor Farm. End…

Donna Jones, Asst. Head at Bebington High Sports College shares their progress

Time is marching on and so is our progress on person-centred approaches in school. From September, we are moving towards all of our students in Years 7 and 9 having their very own One Page Profile. To move this into…

Katy Spreckley from Norris Bank shars learning about developing One Pge Profiles with children in Reception

  As we are due to relaunch our one page profiles with the whole staff very soon, a small group of us got together to share some of our ideas and ways we use them in our own classes. Some…

Lark Hill Nursery School has been using One Page Profiles to welcome new staff

Supporting a new member of staff – a new feature of our induction process  Head teacher’s Perspective  After looking at examples of one page profiles written for induction purposes I was inspired to think it might be an approach we…

Carol Taylor blogs about the launch of Bebington High Sports College’s One Page Strategy

The Launch of our School One Page Strategy at Bebington High Sports College March saw the launch to all of our staff, teaching and non-teaching, of our School One Page Strategy.  Now finalised, it looks fantastic and was extremely well…

Katy Spreckley blogs about re-launching the One Page Profile at Norris Bank

We have all been strong advocates of personalised learning for about 5 years now and created one page profiles for all children in school every year, updating them at various points throughout the year. They have been a great success for…

Deb Frayne-Johnson is the Assistant Principal at Oxley Park Academy

There are lots of different things going on at the moment in school with regards to developing our One Page Profiles and also the One Page Profile Plus. It was really nice to get the opportunity to meet with staff…

Jo O’Raw, Headteacher at Lark Hill Nursery School, asks “Are we a caring community of happy learners?”

Lark Hill Nursery School is one of five Nursery Schools in Stockport.  When I became Headteacher of the Nursery in 2005 there were nine Nursery Schools so it has been an emotional period of closures and change.  It has always…

Cath Evans from Lark Hill Nursery School reflects on “The questions we ask!”

We have been developing One Page Profiles since July and during Gill’s latest visit to see us at school we began to talk about our home visits and particularly the paperwork that we complete with families during these visits. We…

Katy Spreckley from Norris Bank writes about developing their One Page Strategy

  Before our re-launch of one page profiles in school we decided to review what our thoughts were about Personalising Education. We looked at what personalised education looks like for us here at Norris Bank Primary and created a One…

Barb Swartz- Biscaro shares learning from Canada

Conversation Starters Starting high school is a very stressful time for all students. It’s also a time that students are bargaining with their self-confidence and want to appear the same as everyone else; not stand out. For a young student…

Carol Taylor shares news from Bebington High Sports College in Wirral

The new half term has been very busy with arrangements being made for whole staff training on the awareness of Person Centred Profiles, this will include training. Initially we are targeting the form teachers of Year 7 and Year 10…