Monthly Archives: November 2015

This much I know about…the merits of students copying from the board

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 merits of students copying from the board. Re-reading is a key element of the writing process. … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the impact of poverty-inducing cuts upon our children’s education

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 impact of poverty-inducing cuts upon our children’s education. You’d expect the Guardian to knock on … Continue reading

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This much I know about…whether we should bring back the cane!

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about whether we should bring back the cane! Should we bring back the cane? It was the … Continue reading

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