Monthly Archives: August 2015

This much I know about…evaluating our 2015 Mathematics GCSE results

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about evaluating our 2015 Mathematics GCSE results. How good were our Mathematics GCSE results this summer? That’s … Continue reading

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This much I know about…luck

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about  luck. I never wish my students good luck before their examinations. Examinations are where opportunity (to … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the worth of a university degree

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about the worth of a university degree. My degree was worth everything to me. If my A … Continue reading

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This much I know about…A level results day

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about A level results day. How was A level results day for you? I discovered my A … Continue reading

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This much I know about…Manuel Stanley

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about Manuel Stanley. At 7.15 pm on 9 August 1985 a brand new red Vauxhall Astra, travelling … Continue reading

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This much I know about…how Tunisia changed things

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about how Tunisia changed things.   A Muslim man holds my head back. He puts a blade … Continue reading

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