Monthly Archives: March 2016

This much I know about…how one Huntington School parent feels about academisation

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 one Huntington School parent feels about academisation. I received this letter the day after the … Continue reading

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This much I know about…my first response to the White Paper

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about my first response to the White Paper. At the end of the day, when it comes … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what Ernest Hemingway would say about assessing KS2 writing

I have been a teacher for 27 years, a Headteacher for 12 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about what Ernest Hemingway would say about assessing KS2 writing. Ernest Hemingway broke all the rules of … Continue reading

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This much I know about…loneliness on this Mother’s 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 loneliness on this Mother’s Day. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far … Continue reading

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