This is a blog about packing up an entire school and moving to a 100% new building.
I will let the pictures do the talking. Continue reading
Here is my education quiz, designed for all my blog readers throughout 2014. The answers are at the foot of this blog. Continue reading
A school building isn’t just a collection of bricks and mortar, but the values and the culture that exist within it. Continue reading
A synopsis of what’s being going on in the education sector over the final month of the autumn term …
For this blog, you’ll need a cosy blanket and a cup of hot chocolate; why not add a drop of your favourite tipple next to an open fire? Continue reading
This is quick follow-up blog to this post; A Valid Landscape for Teaching and Learning that I presented at @Optimus_Ed conference last week and at the @PiXLClub national conference today. In the is blog you will be able to download my full presentation and seek clarification (or at least my view so far) regarding a future landscape without lesson gradings. Continue reading
This is a short and impromptu blog to gather consensus on marking.
This is a blog about my experience of teaching and learning (under the revised September 2014 framework) when Ofsted enter your school gates. This blog is not about the overall experience and the various areas that are judged during a Section 8 inspection visit.
This is all about inspectors observing lessons without gradings! Continue reading
Ofsted published an updated version of the School Inspection Handbook on 31st July 2014. This replaces the April 2014 version and also the Subsidiary Guidance (April 2014). This blog is for classroom teachers only and not for any other area of Ofsted inspections. Continue reading