The One About Sharing Skills

“When all team members are located in one large room, someone’s information becomes yours, without even trying. You start thinking in terms of what’s best…. for the group at large and not only where you stand.” (Takeuchi, Hirotaka, & Ikujiro […]

The One About Jump Back July

I love the Action for Happiness calendars. You can access them via A new one is published each month. July is all about resilience. It’s about choosing how to respond. June ended on a very low point for me, […]

The One With Those Lost

Wendy Jacobs, primary headteacher Kate Fox, literacy teacher Emma Clarke, science teacher Indro Sen, maths teacher and union rep Carol Flynn, learning mentor Katie Horne, nursery worker Barrie Ashley, Caretaker

The One About Key Working

The One About Key Working

David Benyon. Hettie Williams. Gwen Mayor. Ann Maguire. Phillip Lawrence. They might not all be names you recognise. What they have in common is the courage they displayed in terrifying circumstances. In all except Hettie’s classroom, those decision cost them […]

The One About Contagion

*I am not a scientist* I’ve held off blogging about COVID-19, or coronavirus, until now. But the briefing from Government on 16th March has shaken me and spurred me into action. As a still relatively young teacher, with no underlying […]