Tag Archives: growth mindset

When will schools learn?

There was a very interesting discussion and debate on the teaching and learning culture in schools and how it impacts on staff morale and wellbeing on @ukedchat tonight. Discussion came up about how schools expect so much of teachers, but … Continue reading

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Mistakes…are you learning from them?

“I’ve missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I’ve lost almost three hundred games.  Twenty-six time I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.  I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. … 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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Work-Life Balance – An Update – A Year and a Half In…….

In an earlier post that I wrote in January 2014, I talked about work-life balance.  As a new head (I had taken up post in the September of 2013), I was determined to ensure that all staff at my school … 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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Developing character…….

Getting ready for a new week….the days continue to fly by.  Only a few more weeks until half term…..how do we fit it all in? I’ve been thinking about character and how we develop it in our school.  I think … Continue reading

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Give them a chance….

What is it about change that get people running away? I’ve talked a great deal about change and how we need to be able to accept it, question it, but adapt to it.  However, it is the one thing that … Continue reading

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