Rosendale Research School

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Rosendale Primary School is London’s only Research School. Our work focuses on evidence-based strategies to tackle some of the major challenges in our education system. These include:

  • Ensuring that school leaders adopt research informed, long-term approaches to securing achievement for all.
  • Using evidence-based strategies and activities to maximise the impact of the Pupil Premium.
  • Considering what research tell us about adapting the learning environment to maximise achievement.
  • Adopting evidence-based strategies to improve outcomes for pupils with English as an additional language.


We aim to empower our partner schools to take an evidence-based approach to improvement, challenging entrenched practices which set limits on pupil achievement. 

The Research Schools Network is a collaboration between the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) to create a network of schools that will support the use of evidence to improve teaching practice.
Research Schools aim to lead the way in the use of evidence-based practice. Through the network they will share what they know about putting research into practice, and support schools in their region to make better use of evidence to inform their teaching and learning so that they really make a difference in the classroom.


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