Ok, deep breaths – this one is a little controversial. But I’m going to give it an airing.
I taught a Year 4 class yesterday with lots of teachers watching.
What is ‘social mobility’ if not a desire to move children from one class into a higher one?
I was really good at school until I hit Year 9. Something snapped in Year 9. Continue reading “Teachers Who Save You.”
I’m a school in special measures. Stubborn, me. Went ‘special’ almost ten years ago, and we’re still special, see:- Continue reading “I’m a School in Special Measures.”
Lord Adonis has caused quite a stir this weekend with his statement that “We must tackle the cancer of school expulsions – 1000s are excluded for a period of time each school day. Continue reading “Exclusions”
Last week I was able to bring you good news in relation to group work in terms of our performance in PISA tests (for 15 year olds). And now, other international comparison tests (PIRLS – for 9/10 year olds) tell us that we’re doing pretty well in reading too
– around 8th out of 50. Continue reading “And now good news for reading!!”