I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about Excellence and Growth. 1,164 more words
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Picture a school with no rules, no lesson plans, no uniform, no fees. No admissions process, no hierarchy, no fixed holidays or term times.
I imagine that such a scenario can only be possible as an acceptable state-wide regime in reaction to the institutionalised bleakness depicted in one of Pink Floyd’s most iconic videos, Another Brick in the Wall. 669 more words
This is a new series of blogs I’m writing and they will be on Christian sayings that aren’t necessarily true, bible verses and stories that are sometimes only taught from one perspective or are sometimes only thought to be taken one way but they can be taken another way! 224 more words
Let me start by saying that I am not one to take a lot of risks. I don’t like down-hill skiing or driving over the speed limit; I walk the same loop with my dog and I even go the same direction; I did go bungee-jumping in New Zealand once, but only because I couldn’t stand the thought of my daughter feeling that Kevin and Jacob had the courage to jump but Mom could not. 483 more words