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21 Days to form new habits? Starting 2017 the way we mean to go on!

They say that it takes 21 days (based on what Maxwell Maltz suggested) to form new habits, though new research from UCL states that the new magic time period is 66 days, but either way, in the grand scheme of things, … Continue reading

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Make 2016 the year you get the ‘balance’ right….

So, I have been asked by a few people to provide a further update to the ‘worklife balance’ issue.  As many of you will now know, when I started my first headship (the one I’m currently in) just over two … Continue reading

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Reflection is even more important when change is a factor…………

Reflection is so important in our role as educators……It is too easy to think that there are so many other things to do, or that you are too tired…or (enter anything else here!) and yes that is usually true.  The … Continue reading

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How do you deal with change…..Are you like A or B?

Sometimes there is just so much going on in my head that when I sit down to write I just don’t know where to start! I wrote about reflection the other day and this is how I find time for … Continue reading

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All Teachers as Leaders……..

This afternoon we had another headteacher’s leadership session.  Today’s topic was about developing leadership within our team.  It is an interesting thing to begin thinking about. We looked at different models of leadership, from the more hierarchical to the more … Continue reading

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Moving on in our learning journey………,

We had Diana Pardoe in again today.  I cannot tell you how fantastic it was to have her all day, just for our school.  I contemplated letting our partnership know so they could send their teachers, but today I wanted … Continue reading

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Keeping Momentum……

It’s about this time that everyone starts to feel it.  The end of the term is in reach but still seems so distant.  You can see people getting tired, that sign when staff finally sit down at the end of … Continue reading

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