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Ten things I’ve learnt about teaching…

This is a reworked version of a blog I posted 2 years ago in a different place at the end of my 3rd year… 2 years have since passed but a lot of what I wrote rings true still so … Continue reading

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A study into Times Table Rock Stars…

In my previous posts I discussed the CPD module we were taking part in this term (read more in previous blogs here and here). As the term is coming to a close I have completed the research and written it up ready to … Continue reading

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Why you should do assemblies differently!

Think back to when you were at school….. What were assemblies were like? Rows upon rows of children all facing the all-mighty teacher that had happened to sign up to that assembly. Imparting knowledge they had learnt from google/book they … Continue reading

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CPD with purpose

I have spoken before about CPD and how often in schools it produces nothing but moans and groans about its pointlessness.  At School 21 we have CPD for 2 hours every Wednesday evening and to many of my teacher friends … Continue reading

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Getting children to talk about talk…

Oracy (basically one word for speaking an listening and everything in between) has become more of an educational agenda over the past few years. Research especially is highlighting the importance of creating future adults that are able to express themselves … Continue reading

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Hello Spring Term!

So my favourite time of year is over and the holidays are almost done…  The day before I have to go back to work has arrived after a glorious two weeks of family time and festivities… I’m sure you all … Continue reading

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