Mr Potter's Jargon busters

In our weekly newsletter, Mr Potter often provides explanations of changes happening in the education system, or terminology used.  The columns give parents a picture of how the changing landscape of education nationally has impacted on Home Farm.

You can read Mr Potter's Jargon Buster articles below.  If there are any issues that you would like him to cover, please let the school office know.

1 - Assessment (April 2013)

2 - Progress and attainment (May 2013)

3 - Wraparound care (June 2013)

4 - Changing school term dates (October 2013)

5 - Geotagging and social media safety (November 2013)

6 - New curriculum (November 2013)

7 - Governors and the Governing Body (January 2014)

8 - Pupil Premium and Sports Premium (February 2014)

9 - Reporting pupil progress (April 2014)

10 - Learning in 2014 (May 2014)

11 - Assessment (September 2014)

12 - Universal Infant Free School Meals (October 2014)

13 - SEND, Pupil and Sports premiums (October 2014)

14 - Big Write (November 2014)

15 - Communication (November 2014)

16 - Next step marking (November 2014)

17 - Assessment (February 2015)

18 - Homework (March 2015)

19 - Positive behaviour (April 2015)

20 - School reports (May 2015)

21 - Curriculum mastery (June 2015)

22 - CPD and PPA (October 2015)

23 - The 'Prevent' agenda (October 2015)

24 - End of Key Stage 2 tests (February 2016)

25 - Academies (March 2016)

26 - Citizenship Award (April 2016)

27 - Assemblies (May 2016)

28 - Assessments and reports (June 2016)

29 - Sports events (September 2016)

30 - Healthy eating and 'soft skills' (October 2016)

31 - School expansion (November 2016)

32  - Results at Key Stage 2 (January 2017)

33 - Zones of Regulation (January 2017)

34 - E-safety (February 2017)

35 - Funding (February 2017)

36 - Reporting assessment to parents (May 2017)