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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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The Seven Wonders of Headship…

We are all saying the same thing…how quickly two weeks flies by!  Christmas and New Year come and go and we are then suddenly back to reality.   But that is all right.  For those who love their job, the transition … Continue reading

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It’s the little things that matter…..

We are supposed to start the New Year the way we intend to go on, right? I didn’t go on a run today….I have actually been in my pyjamas all day with my kids (yes, I did admit to that-at … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Moving Forwards….

As we approach the 31st of December, it seems the perfect time to reflect over the previous year.  Other blogs have been popping up with summaries of extraordinarily busy years – I know my year has been busy but it … 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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Make your teachers more effective…..this WORKS!

I’ve been thinking a bit more about this ‘work-life’ balance thing.  The more and more that @UKEdChat re-tweets my previous posts about this topic, the more I reflect on how I can continue to improve this aspect of my life … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew Then……The School Development Plan…..

I was just thinking about a conversation I had with another headteacher about a year ago.  She said that it took her many years before her school finally began to take the shape that she was working towards. It was heartening to … Continue reading

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