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 […]

The One About Job Sharing

How Can Job-Sharing Enhance School-wide Curriculum Design? This article first appeared the Chartered College of Teaching’s journal, Impact, in Summer 2019. In January 2019, Damian Hinds announced that the DfE would be supporting schools to implement flexible working practices such […]

The One for NQTs

This week, I had the chance to be 10% braver and present at a Digital TeachMeet for NQTs, organised by OneStep CPD. The format of a traditional face-to-face TeachMeet was loosely followed – a series of short presentations followed by […]

The One About Workload

I don’t write often enough, and I certainly don’t write enough about things that matter. Today, I’m thinking about my work. And specifically my workload. I teach. I’m contracted for 13.5 hours over 2.5 days. And yet my children attend […]