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Research and analysis

Engaging students with SEND through science

Ofsted good practice example showing how The Observatory School uses science and engineering to transform students' attitudes to learning.

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The Observatory School: good practice example

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The Observatory School: good practice example

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This good practice example explains how The Observatory School’s enterprising approach to science and engineering makes a significant contribution to transforming the attitudes towards learning of boys and girls who are unable to cope with or learn within mainstream schools. It shows how students’ enthusiasm for science and engineering can be harnessed to support their learning in literacy and open doors to the world of work in their future.