SEND Review

Below is the outcomes of the recent SEND review, including WWW and EBI. Key Terms WWW Key terms - made explicit through Q+A Good paired discussion...

A little story of “why”… (and the science of elaboration and...

The story starts on a recent cold and very frosty morning in Rickmansworth - which incidentally really is one of the coldest towns in...

REACT in Design technology

R Vestey See below for the link to the T&L presentation of REACT in Design Technology lessons with some excellent examples of how REACT is...

Your New Year’s Resolution!: Reward students for demonstrating the Haydon Value...

Rebecca Skertchly, Lead Practitioner Perseverance My son is four years old and started school in September. He had been learning phonics in nursery and continued in...

Principles of Instruction: Research-based strategies that all teachers should know

In a 2012 article, Barak Rosenshine outlines 10 principles of instruction that 'all teachers should know'. These principles are: Begin a lesson with short...

Enabling Not Labelling

by Judith Evans – SENCO We often talk about the difficulties students with a diagnosis face. Instead of thinking in a deficit model way consider also...

Tinsel wigs, a skeleton, a jar of Marmite & a cuddly...

It is now over a month since Caroline and I appeared from behind a curtain in tinsel wigs on training day, to launch our...

Boys Don’t Try – Rethinking Masculinity in Schools

Boys Don’t Try – Rethinking Masculinity in Schools Exploring gender differences in education forms a key part of the Sociology specification, in particular looking at...

From “I’ve done it” to “I’ve learned it”

Article from teacherhead.com published in June 2019: If you go into lessons as an observer, it’s pretty standard to sit alongside a student and to...

Visual Timelines

Click to download a copy of the Visual Timeline It’s 3.30pm on a Monday afternoon, and you’re in a meeting. A meeting that you have...

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