Staff Well-Being

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Teaching and Leadership Costs

Is it possible to have a work life balance when leading a school or for that matter when teaching in one?  #SLTchat produces a frenetic thirty minutes of tweets, re-tweets, likes and comments.  Maybe the people who give up a Sunday evening to be part of it are not best placed to comment; it’s a lovely irony. Continue reading


When the Perks Don’t Work #ThursdayThunk

Starting back to the new half term, with an INSET Day, I enjoyed the usual free cup of tea and biscuit at break followed by a lunch of jacket potato and chicken curry and then had my first ever flu jab.  All of these are provided as additional perks for staff. Continue reading

Dropping Bombshells on Eggshells #SaturdayThunk

This is one of the blog posts that is really a “note to self”.  Year 2, 6, 11 & 13 teachers are all busy marking mock papers, prepping for early SATs or those at the normal time, analysing gaps in pupils learning, writing reports and all this alongside the usual planning of lessons and marking demands for other classes or subjects. Continue reading

New Book: Liminal Leadership

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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.


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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