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GCSE 9-1 Grade Descriptors

Ofqual have published the new GCSE 9-1 Grade descriptors.

Well, except that they haven’t really.  What we have are some very vague descriptions of Grade 8, 8-8, 5, 5-5 and 2,2-2: 174 more words


Teaching Philosophy

This is a deck I put together as part of a project for graduate school. These slides encapsulate some of my driving beliefs related to teaching.

9. Professionalism

AQA 9-1 GCSE Summary Information

During our meeting on 23rd March, we were fortunate enough to welcome Simon Miles from AQA, who was able to provide some detailed information on the AQA GCSE 9-1 Specification that we have chosen to follow as a group.  84 more words

Featured Poetry: Denotative Meanings by Andrea Spofford

Denotative Meanings

To say the landscape looks like a quilt from the air, the farmland
all sewn together by threading of roads between fields, the stitch… 195 more words


Featured Fiction: Fiddlebacks by Kimberly King Parsons


This house is a house where you shake out your shoes. We have bloodsuckers, see. Creepy-crawlies. If it’s pissed off and fits in a boot, we’ve got it. 5,230 more words


Current Issue: 9.1


Kimberly King Parsons, “Fiddlebacks”

George Choundas, “With the Head Held Well High”

LaTanya McQueen, “We Are All Already Gone”

Brett Beach, “Where We’ve Been This Whole Time” 139 more words


Race Report: NYRR Gridiron 4 Miler

Where has the week gone? I’ve been meaning to type this for days but feel like the whole week has gotten away from me. I mentioned briefly in my last post that I ran my first race of 2016 last Sunday, the NYRR Gridiron 4 Miler. 630 more words