Monthly Archives: April 2020

This much I know about…Elizabeth Ann Tomsett, 1936-2020

Elizabeth Ann Tomsett, 2 May 1936-18 April 2020 “God give me strength to bear that which I cannot change” Our mother, Elizabeth Ann Tomsett, was born on 2 May 1936. Her father served in the Royal Navy between the wars … Continue reading

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Why the COVID-19 crisis requires the recall of Parliament

Important caveat: without wanting to sound remotely self-important, I need to point out that I write this simply as John Tomsett, British citizen. The only way death is not meaningless is to see yourself as part of something greater: a … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenge of keeping our students socially distant in school

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenge of keeping our students socially distant in school. I was born two months … Continue reading

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This much I know about…moving from Research to Outcomes (Durrington researchED)

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about…moving from Research to Outcomes (Durrington researchED). Slides:  

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This much I know about…how we must keep on saying, “Hello”

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about…how we must keep on saying, “Hello”. “And those that used to say hello simply pass … Continue reading

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