Tag Archives: resilience

Where did the ‘learning’ go?

Teachers are entering a brave new world. Assessment should begin looking very different to when we lived in a ‘level’s’ world. Formative assessment should interweave every lesson, where the ‘feedback’ from pupils helps teachers to deliver focused and specific lessons … 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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Talking to the pupils…….

So today I thought I would put our ‘character building’ to the test.  I teach year 1 on a Monday afternoon and I decided that I would evaluate how well we teach our values and how well children understand the … Continue reading

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Facing Defeat…..

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”  ~Unknown~ In life we will face defeat at some time. It is what we do with the defeat afterwards that will define the final … Continue reading

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Setting Goals and Achieving Them!

“You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.” ~Steve Garvey~ The countdown is … Continue reading

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