Category Archives: Reflections

New Challenges

Last year I made resolutions for the new school year and reviewed them at the end of it. This year’s resolutions look a bit different; I received such an avalanche of quality, inspirational insetin July that I had a list … Continue reading

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End of Year Reflection

In September I made some new year’s resolutions for school, and now seems like a good time to review my progress against them. 1. Less writing I think this was a win. It didn’t look like I expected, but my … Continue reading

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Should we allow children to fail?

I saw this question flash across my screen briefly from Twitter yesterday, but lacked the time to follow the responses. I’ve been watching the growing #purpos/ed debate with acute interest, but unsure of what voice I had to add. Until … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

New school year, that is. 1. Less writing. I was going to make the big leap of saying one lesson per timetable cycle (1 in 3 for KS3; 1 in 5 for KS4/5) was going to be an active, non-traditional … Continue reading

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