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In this blog, Alps Education Consultant, John Roe shares the impact of absenteeism on predicted student outcomes, and how to combat it by using Alps to create effective school attendance improvement strategies.

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An increasing number of schools are already using Alps at KS4 as a key part of their approach to improving outcomes. You will have a well-established monitoring and tracking system already at KS4, so why consider changing to Alps? There are three main reasons you should consider investigating Alps further…

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In this blog, John Philip reflects on why the continuing delay from the DfE to clarify the headline accountability measures in 2025 and 2026 has led to some calling for the abolition of Progress 8.

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In this blog, Alps Education Consultant, John Roe explores the diverse range of super-curricular activities available, their benefits and tips to help students gain the most from them. 

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For our latest meet the team blog, we sat down with Michelle to find out about her career background, her biggest achievements at Alps and what advice she would give to aspiring marketers.

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How does the DfE plan to deal with the headline KS4 Accountability measures in 2025 and 2026, in the wake of cancelled KS2 SATs in 2020 and 2021, for this cohort and current Year 9s?

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Earlier this month, we sat down with Sophie to find out more about her career background, some of her favourite things about working for Alps over the last 6 years and what advice she would give someone wanting to start a career in sales. 

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In this blog, John Roe discusses the benefits of developing a comprehensive careers programme and some practical tips that post-16 leaders can use to support with this. 

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As a MAT grows, it is common for the Leadership team to face challenges along the way. In this blog, we have analysed some of the key pressure points MAT’s are facing and how, at Alps, we’ve supported them through the challenges and growing pains, as they expand.

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Now that Alps is a growing presence at KS4, in August we were able to generate and release customer-based Attainment 8 and Progress 8 figures. Not only did our schools receive their high quality, easy to use Alps analysis but also, for the first time, we offered their KS4 Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores in Connect.

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Introducing our brilliant Educational Consultant, Dr. John Roe. Prior to joining Alps, John has worked in education for 22 years as a science teacher, head of department/faculty and pastoral lead and was Director of Radyr Sixth Form in Cardiff where he gained extensive experience of using Alps to raise student achievement. 

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Introducing our brilliant Sales Executive Michael Rice. Michael is a vital member of the Alps Sales Team. Earlier this month we sat down with Michael to find out more about his career background, how he has found the last 12 months working with Alps and what advice he would give someone wanting to start a career in Sales.