Shotton Hall Research School is one of 23 new ‘Research Schools’ in England. Our aim is to help improve the quality of teaching by getting more teachers to use academic research in ways that make a difference in the classroom. 

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 WELCOME 

 TO SHOTTON HALL RESEARCH SCHOOL 

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  We act as a bridge between academic research  

 and classroom practice 

We work to make research accessible and share what we know about putting research into practice, supporting schools to make better use of evidence to inform their teaching and learning. 

 

 Our Research School  

 is the only such one in 

 the region, making us a 

 focal point for educational 

 research in the 

 north east. 

 
 

 ABOUT THE RESEARCH SCHOOLS NETWORK 

 

 Leading the way 

Research Schools are a relatively new network of schools designed to work with other schools to bring research to life for them. There are many evidence-based resources and tools available to help improve teaching practice and raise attainment, but it can be difficult to get research into schools in ways that make a difference.

 

Research Schools aim to lead the way in the us

of evidence-based practice by sharing what they know about putting research into practice and supporting schools to make better use of evidence.  

 

The Research Schools Network is a collaboration between the EEF and IEE.

 Partnership 

 SOME OF THE THINGS OUR RESEARCH SCHOOL DOES 

 

 Courses &  

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 training 

We provide targeted training and professional development for senior leaders and teachers on how to improve classroom practice based on the best available research and evidence. 

 

These programmes are designed to make research more accessible for teachers and bring, what can often be dismissed as complex concepts and principles, to life for use in the classroom. 

 Communication 

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 & events 

Over the next three years, we will encourage schools across the region to make use of evidence-based programmes and practices through regular communication and events that break down barriers between teachers and academics.

 
 

 Support & expertise 

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We support schools to develop their own innovative ways of improving teaching and learning through the use of research, and provide them with the expertise to evaluate their impact. 

 

We also support schools with grant applications for IEE innovation evaluation funding.

 
 
 

 HOW WE COULD HELP YOU AND YOUR SCHOOL 

 Get involved 

We want to engage with as many local schools as we can and we already have some exciting training opportunities and innovations in the pipeline. Our initial programmes are in areas where we have identified the biggest regional need, and where we think we can make the most difference. 

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 Get involved 

We want to engage with as many local schools as we can and we already have some exciting training opportunities and innovations in the pipeline. Our initial programmes are in areas where we have identified the biggest regional need, and where we think we can make the most difference. 

Join our mailing list and sign up for Research School Network news.

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Shotton Hall Research School

The Academy at Shotton Hall

Passfield Way

Peterlee

County Durham

SR8 1AU

 

0191 518 0222

enquiries@shottonhallresearchschool.co.uk

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