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The Power of Transparency in Schools

This has been one of the most positive weeks since the start of the school year but there were a few moves that might have backfired.  393 more words

Education

Weekly Blog!

This week has been manic! I seem to of been here, there and everywhere! I’m looking forward to a much needed day to myself tomorrow. Im the person that sorts everyone making sure they are all organised which means I tend to neglect myself. 121 more words

Nothing To Report

A few weeks ago my school held a Parents’ Evening for Year 10. I spoke to the parents of about half of my sixty students and, as always, they went away clear on the progress of their child, aware of any achievements and any concerns, and clear about how their child can continue to improve. 1,040 more words

Teaching

Saved until last

Eliza

Eliza’s parents evening, attended by L, Eliza and me, was an evening of almost unremitting praise. The French teacher went into Gallic excess. More English, more restrained were history, English, music (although Eliza’s failure to go to strings group on Tuesday lunchtimes was mentioned) and science. 255 more words

Learning

A week of smiles (#16)

Another busy week for us, but lots of things to make me smile. In no particular order here are some of them:

  • Grandad T – since coming home from hospital in late January, a month after his stroke on Boxing Day, the last six weeks have seen him working hard on his recovery with a full regime of physiotherapy and exercises.
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A Week Of Smiles

Parents' Evening: A Guide to Translation

It’s Parents’ Evening soon. I hate it. I hated it as a child (and would dread my returning parents wearing their “we need to have a talk” faces), and now I hate it as an adult. 1,323 more words

Parental Heroism (or Lack Of)

Scores on the doors - the trials and tribulations of parents' evening

Parents’ evening has the curious ability of turning well-balanced adults into nervous wrecks.  Do our kids listen, have manners, have friends?  Are they kind? Are they blessed with an uncanny ability to understand complex equations (forgetting that we can barely calculate small change)?  406 more words

Parenting