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‘These stories needed to be told’

Austrian-born, Canterbury-based singer-songwriter Robert Rotifer’s new album, Not Your Door, is his most personal and autobiographical record yet, with songs about growing up in Vienna and the death of his grandmother, a Jewish communist and resistance fighter in the Second World War.  2,205 more words

Consequences | | Andy Lewis

Being Head of Y11 has, posed the greatest challenges of my career to date. I have dealt with a variety of situations that have pushed me to the limits of my expertise and skills. 72 more words

Making Marking Work | | Andy Lewis

In my weekly #BlogFriday (thanks @rorygallagher ), I have shared both the OFSTED myths blog (see <here>) and Michael Tidd’s blog about never marking another book (see <here>). 77 more words

Consistent Expectations? | | Andy Lewis

We are always told that we should have consistent expectations for our students. I agree with this. We should not tolerate poor behaviour from certain students as, in the long run, it is not helpful to them.  75 more words

Thank You | | Andy Lewis

Is there a crisis of morale in teaching? Maybe. Can we do something about it? Perhaps.
The single biggest factor in morale and motivation in all organisations is quite simply the feeling of being valued or not. 79 more words

Good News Stories | It's nothing new... | Andy Lewis

Since the start of December, well namely Advent, I have forced myself to make an equivalent positive phone call or email for EVERY negative / concerned / ‘bad’ call or email.  89 more words