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Friday 22nd February 2019

Ark's Head of Assessment, Amie Barr, gives us the lowdown on assessment in the first of our new series of videos: The Basics. In this two minute film, she weighs up summative vs formative assessment, mulls over the controversies surrounding assessment and offers her top do’s and don’ts when it comes to assessing your students.

Ark Globe Academy
Friday 15th February 2019

Irfan is a sixth form student at Ark Globe Academy in south London. He recently received a conditional offer to attend the University of Oxford to study geography. He is the third Ark Globe Sixth Form student in three years to receive an Oxbridge offer. Here he tells us about his hopes to inspire others.

Isaac Newton Academy
Thursday 14th February 2019

Wasim Rehman became a governor of Ark's Isaac Newton Academy (INA) in Ilford in 2015.

Ark Elvin Academy
Thursday 7th February 2019

Rachael Thorpe is the SENCO at Ark Elvin Academy in Wembley, London.

Monday 28th January 2019

Rich Davies is Ark's Director of Insight. He is responsible for bridging the gap between the organisation's data and action. He leverages data analysis to advise senior leaders and works to ensure that all Ark leaders, teachers and students can make data-informed decisions.

Friday 18th January 2019

Josh Breach is the PSCHE and Careers Lead at Ark Charter Academy in Portsmouth.

Mathematics Mastery
Wednesday 16th January 2019

Dr Helen Drury is a pioneer of teaching and learning for mastery in the UK.

Monday 10th December 2018

Zoe Paramour is a middle leader in a primary school in North London. When she’s not teaching, Zoe spends her days eating cheese and beating her husband at Scrabble.

Thursday 6th December 2018

Aishling Ryan is the Principal of Ark Pioneer Academy, a new Ark school that will open in Barnet in September 2019. She was previously Vice Principal at Ark Academy, an outstanding all-through new-

Ark Boulton Academy
Thursday 29th November 2018

Steph Stringer currently works at Ark Boulton Academy in Birmingham as a Lead Practitioner specialising in geography.