13th December 2016

This is not about teaching. It’s a true story, it’s about kindness, it’s about my thoughts on sanctions in exceptional times and it’s about considering the limitations of 140 when Twitter …

Setting boundaries.

In 2017, the GCSEs grade standards in English language, English literature and mathematics will be calculated using a combination of norm- and criterion-referenced approach. This is for the first year …

Testing… testing… 1, 2.

Here’s what I’m doing to maintain my GCSE students’ knowledge of events. I read Joe Kirby’s ‘Knowledge, Memory and Testing’ chapter in the Michaela  book and immediately realised (or reflected) that my pupils forget …