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Busting Workload #NRocks2017

Is it a report?  Is it a poster? Is it a decision to stop doing so many things; most of which don’t impact positively on children’s life chances?  With thanks to Debra Kidd and all the other organisers of another brilliant Northern Rocks 2017; here is an outline of the workshop session I gave. Continue reading

When You’re Up Against It as a Leader #GE2017

It was a long night; more so for some politicians and party leaders than me. Weak and wobbly leadership now needs steady as you go, don’t rock the boat leadership. Taking big political gambles is probably off the cards; so, what next for education and schools? Continue reading

Bigger Questions and Reasons for Living

Revd Steve Chalke, in Schools for Human Flourishing, suggests the primary question, “… is not about what you do with your life (as important as that question is). It is about something much deeper: who do you become while you are doing it?” Continue reading

New Book: Liminal Leadership

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Getting the behaviour of students right, in the class room, is the challenge for every teacher. This simple planner will take you through the main stages required to help you achieve a purposeful learning envionment


Ideas and the thinking behind a professional development to help improve the quality of teaching and learning. Keep the learning tight, the lesson plan loose and focus on the learners

Planning to Get Behaviour Right: Research Plus Experience

The thinking behind the #5MinBehaviourPlan and our whole school approach to managing behaviour.

Education for Wisdom

Why the four knowledge dimensions (covering knowledge and skills) and a moral compass are at the heart of an outstanding education.

When Feedback Met Bloom

A look at the power of Feedback to students using Bloom's four knowledge dimensions

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