Our Events

In the autumn term, we hosted a series of webinars focusing on the issues facing schools as students returned following lockdown. We will soon provide details of our new series of webinars for the spring term. Please click here to listen to recordings of past webinars.

February 2021


In the second of our two-part CAT4 webinar series, Vikki Dodd, one of our Education Advisers delves deeper into the use of your CAT4 data.


In this webinar, Natasha Cartwright, one of our Education Advisers explores how the Pupil Attitudes to Self and School (PASS) survey can help you address your immediate needs in the current educational climate.

January 2021


In the first of our two-part CAT4 webinars series, Andy Small, one of our Education Advisers shares the ways in which CAT4 data can support you this term given the current educational climate.


In this webinar, Simon Graves, one of our Education Advisers explores how the Progress Test Series can help you address your immediate needs in the current educational climate.


In this webinar, Emma Dibden, one of our Education Advisers reflects upon the current educational context and explores the ways in which the New Group Reading Test (NGRT) can be used to inform data driven decisions. As well as a brief overview of the test itself, we explore how the different types of data and reporting available can help you to: Quickly assess gaps in reading. Identify those who may need extra support. Identify individual profiles of strengths and areas of challenge, as well as group-wide trends. Respond strategically.

December 2020


This webinar was presented by Professor Adam Boddison, CEO at nasen and Chair of Whole School SEND; Nicky Martin, Inclusion Consultant, North Star Inclusion Advisory Team; and Mark Loveday, Head of Service & Deputy Headteacher, Chadsgrove School.


This webinar will be presented by Stephen Campbell, Deputy Head (Academic), Haileybury School and Karen Wyborn, Deputy Head (Academic). In this session, both speakers will look at coordinated assessment data, with a focus on how they have used this data on the return to school this autumn.

November 2020


This webinar will be presented by Alexandra Pulfer who has worked at Broadclyst Primary School. The session will focus on the potential impact of COVID upon the return to school in terms of emotional wellbeing and the bearing this plays on achievement.


In this session, Beccie Hawes, the Head of Service at Cadmus Inclusive, will look at which reading skills our children have lost and gained during lockdown and give advice on how to support children with reading as they return to school. She will explain how the New Group Reading Test (NGRT) can be used to identify reading issues and how the York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) can be used to delve deeper.

October 2020


Many schools will be utilising CAT4 data within FFT Aspire this year in order to obtain FFT indicators. This webinar is for schools using FFT Aspire for the first time and covers how to use and interpret your FFT indicators; for schools familiar with FFT, the webinar can provide a refresher. The webinar also covers the wealth of information CAT4 provides on students which can positively impact learning outcomes, as well as some suggested next steps in teaching and learning following CAT4 results.




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