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Welcome to our Two New Ambassador Schools

This month, we welcome Ian Ramsey CE Academy from Stockton-on-Tees and St Hilary School in Penzance to our group of Ambassador Schools! As an ambassador school, we work together closely to enhance and tailor our offer to the needs of children and teachers, moving forward together to help boost a powerful voice for our young people.

If you are interested in becoming an ambassador school, please email a member of our schools team on [email protected]

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We’ve Joined the Twinkl Community!

We can finally share our news…we have joined the Twinkl community! We’re delighted to be working with Twinkl and receive their investment to boost the vocabulary and life chances of ALL young people. Thankyou to all of you who have followed us in our earliest days!

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Helen contributes to new OUP report: How Schools are Closing the Word Gap

Helen Prince our CEO recently contributed to the Oxford Language Report 2021-2022 discussing the scale of the word gap and the impact of Covid on language developments being an ongoing issue. This collection of case studies serves to remind us of the brilliant work going on in schools to make a real and impactful difference to addressing the word gap. These schools demonstrate what can be done to set their pupils up for a better and more confident future.

Read the report here

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New vocabulary books available!

We are delighted to announce the publication of our CEO and Founder Helen Prince’s new vocabulary books!  Published by Oxford University Press, the ‘Boost Your Vocabulary’ series is designed to expand students’ vocabulary and address the word gap.  With carefully selected, aspirational words drawn from the Oxford Children’s Corpus, this series of three work books focuses on the vocabulary that will help students access more challenging texts and empower them to use a more sophisticated vocabulary.

You can check them out here:

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Helen presents Creative Talk Webinar for OUP

On the 28th September, Helen presented a webinar for OUP on Creative Talk.  She shared ideas for inspiring a convincing and compelling voice in our year 7 students.

You can watch a recording on this link:


Helen chats with Michael Morpurgo

Awards for Oxford Education Podcast

Shoal of fish

Fish by Mary Ann Hoberman