‘Why I’m opening my school doors over summer’

Originally published July 10, 2019 in TES.

By Azita Zohhadi

At Nelson Mandela Primary School, we pride ourselves on delivering an enriching and varied curriculum, giving every child an opportunity to find their talent and flourish in an inclusive and stimulating environment.

But I often wonder how much of this is in vain, if those same children come back in September having regressed after a summer of disconnection, disengagement and inactivity – through no fault of their own. Read More