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When Memorising is Everything But Not Enough

The new linear A-level results will soon be announced; starting with linear GCSE English & Mathematics examinations the move towards students memorising large volumes of information, for public examinations, seems inexorable.  Continue reading

Over Marking and Under Planning?

Marking in many schools has reached fetish level.  It’s out of all balance with other key activities teachers must undertake most noticeably planning.  Ofsted reports, for too many years, have obsessed about marking – I managed a hat-trick of marking as a key issue for action in consecutive reports over a decade – but subject and curriculum planning is rarely mentioned. Continue reading

DIY Review of Pupil Premium – Start at A

Schools don’t usually group all disadvantaged pupils together and deliberately teach them badly.  A lack of progress by this sub-group maybe a result of more generic issues across the school; disadvantaged children are just impacted on more. Continue reading

New Book: Liminal Leadership

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#5MinMarkingPlan

It won't get your marking done in five minutes but will help your structure your marking so you and the students get the most out of it.

#5MinBehaviourPlan

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

#Outstandingin10Plus10

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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