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Isn’t time we focused on what matters - schools in which staff, students and families feel they belong?

Kathryn Riley.  

I amble across the tranquil shores of Studland Bay, Dorset on an unexpectedly hot day. My Labrador Finnegan is in fine fettle. Not being a sun worshiper, I’m dressed in a baggy pair of cotton trousers, long sleeve tee-shirt and – as I’ve forgotten my hat – a scarf, a headscarf. 967 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Infrared with Efke IR 820c Aura

I’m not usually one for using obsolete films – in fact I’m trying to standardise on a small range of currently-available colour negative and B&W films. 648 more words


CQC inspectors publish reports on 89 adult social care services in the North of England | Care Industry News

In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 89 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the North… 18 more words


Poundland film and Northumbria Bastles

Usually when I go for a walk in the countryside I’ll carry a medium format camera such as the Fujifilm GA645Zi but also tuck one of my two 35mm… 292 more words


Community Modelling and an Ideal Political and Economic System

This summer I’ve undertaken a job as a Team Leader for the National Citizen Service in which I’m required to teach 15-17 year old’s about the world, and how to set up their own Social Enterprise scheme to benefit their local community. 2,419 more words


Thinking about Ilford FP4+ reciprocity failure

I mentioned in an earlier blog post that I had made some pinhole images using Ilford FP4+ without accurately adjusting for reciprocity failure. My quick fix for pinholes has been to switch to Fuji Acros, which requires no adjustments for exposures of less than two minutes. 604 more words


Man in the Van

I’ve always been curious. About everything really, but mainly about people. Like most young kids my early vocabulary consisted of What? Where? Why? How? I never grew out of that. 505 more words