As a follow-up to our weekly CPD sessions, last week we revisited our CPD behaviour vision with all our staff. To put this all into context, last year, the school reworked our Behaviour for Learning policy with a buy-in from all staff, students and parents and relaunched our school consistencies. These will be shared throughout this blog, as well as the resource – which you can download in full – that I shared with staff.
This blog is all about behaviour (and my first on the very topic).
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
This week, as part of our weekly training sessions for all staff, we launched our CPD action research for staff. The intention is that once a month, teaching staff will gather to discuss action research and evidence based practice. In this blog, you will read the rationale and be able to download the full presentation.
A compendium of what’s being going on in the education sector over the first month of the academic year …
For this blog, you’ll need a hot drink and a comfy chair. Given that it is October, you may need a blanket and an open fire! Continue reading
This week I spoke in three key stage 3 assemblies at school. Continue reading
Today, I delivered one of my first CPD sessions to all teaching staff at my school. This blog shares the key headlines and the resource in full. 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