The End of Northern Rocks. The beginning of…


In 2013 I was feeling frustrated as a teacher. The CPD on offer in my school didn’t come anywhere near to meeting my needs – or, as far as I could see, the needs of many of my colleagues. Continue reading “The End of Northern Rocks. The beginning of…”


Discovery? Inquiry? It’s all Academic.


Hidden in the RSA’s report, Ideal School Exhibition,  last week was a little sentence that made my heart sink:-

Continue reading “Discovery? Inquiry? It’s all Academic.”

Knowledge Organisers are, Err…Ok


Probably the blandest title I’ve ever written for a blog that – but it kind of fits the mood. There’s been some hoo-hah recently about knowledge organisers. Are they good? Bad? Boring ways of forcing facts down little gosling throats or essential diets for healthy learning? Continue reading “Knowledge Organisers are, Err…Ok”