Alex George explains how his school's creative use of MIS data help them with teaching, learning and anti-truancy strategies
Ask anyone about Falmouth and they’ll mention sailing and beautiful landscapes. But the picture postcard holiday images are a world away from Falmouth School's reality.
Yes, our area is beautiful and attracts a lot of wealthy families, but there is also seasonal employment and consequently many are without jobs for much of the year, leading to real pockets of deprivation and a lack of ambition. Driven by the desire to change the course of destiny for each and every student at Falmouth School, we decided to tackle the issues facing us head on.