Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sweet Dreams Calendar Girls Photo Shoot

Originally posted on cherrylkd:
Calendar girls! What a great idea! Well done to @cazzwebbo for getting this huge project off the ground. Every credit to her, what a star! Thanks also go to @chocotzar for the original idea for raising…

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Thanks but no thanks.

Originally posted on the primary head's blog:
I have chatted to three other headteachers recently about a particular issue concerning leadership that irks me: giving thanks. Now, forgive me for saying, but I think I’m actually quite a nice…

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Practise Teaching, Teaching Practice: Queues

Originally posted on Trivium21c:
“Practise Teaching, Teaching Practice” is a series of tips and observations about fundamentals for great teaching based on my experience as a teacher for over twenty years and also as a trainer of teachers for…

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Practise Teaching, Teaching Practice: On Desks and Classroom ‘Feng Shui’

Originally posted on Trivium21c:
“Practise Teaching, Teaching Practice:” is a series of tips and observations about fundamentals for great teaching based on my experience as a teacher for over twenty years and also as a trainer of teachers for much…

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The war between buildings and playgrounds

Originally posted on Mr Melaney:
We talk a lot lately about the ever growing need for places in our primary schools as more and more children are being born, making the fight for places in local schools more and more…

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Operation Overhaul for Student loans?

Originally posted on Mr Melaney:
Proposals to allow universities to underwrite student loans have been drawn up by civil servants as part of research into how to shift the burden away from the taxpayer as a result of some students…

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frequency tree update

I thought I’d give you an update on the whole frequency tree “thing” that happened when the original Sample Assessment Materials from the exam boards were published. It originally started here when I  (“they” made me do it!! .. bloody twitter … Continue reading

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