Tag Archives: mindset

The “joy of the struggle”……

“So when parents say – as they often do- ‘I just want my child to be happy’, here is one of the best pieces of advice.  Help them, and get their schools to help them, to discover what it is that … 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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It is up to YOU…….

It puzzles me as to how much interest my work-life balance blog entries have gained.  It is almost as if people are suddenly realising the importance of having such a balance in their lives – or that it actually is a possibility. … 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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Practice makes Batman….

This is our new front entrance display. We have been talking a lot about Batman and how he has to practice and put in a great deal of effort to be who he is. Since this morning it has already … Continue reading

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DFE Character Awards…….

I have spent hours putting together an application for the Character Awards from the DFE.  Character development is what we do best!  It is the ‘thing’ that I know our school excels at. We literally buzz with it….. But, like all applications, space … Continue reading

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