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My Leaving Words for the Class of 2016…

Every year I have begun writing something new for our year 6 Leaver’s Service.  What I write usually has a theme that runs through it which has been prevalent throughout the year during our collective worship sessions.  Key this year has … Continue reading

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29 Days of Writing…surely it will be habit forming!

I’m hoping the promise of a new mug might lure me into carving out just 29 minutes of every day to write.  We’ll see!  How crazy is it that we are having to ‘find’ 29 minutes.  I know many of … Continue reading

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Pupil Voice……..Getting our children to really change practice and policy……

We have been working on our assessment policy.  Alongside this is our marking and feedback policy that clearly forms a large part of this.  We have been having many interesting debates and conversations around this.  However,  we have been going … Continue reading

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Something a bit different……a poem

(Just for something a bit different….here is a poem I wrote recently…..) No One Knows Her Name Dazzling emerald eyes, linger, a little too long, pleading, a flicker of expectation. Eyes that have seen war, torment, rage, relentless revenge, her … Continue reading

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Thinking about change…..

Change happens every day, either small, large or without us even noticing. When I first took on this headship, I thought that just me (being a big change in itself) was going to be more change than anyone wanted.  I … Continue reading

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Two simple things….

Inset went well today.  There were two parts to it.  Today I’ll discuss the first part …….. I had one of the teachers feed back on her Philosophy for Children training and then I followed up with questioning techniques and … Continue reading

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The start of another year!

When I look back over a year worth of blog posts, I realise just how quickly a year passes us by.  There are ups and downs, but life keeps throwing things our way and we have to deal with them … Continue reading

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