Resource Centre – Week 7

Did you see the amazing photos from Nick Stone on last week’s Resource Centre? They would be a great resource for anyone teaching WW11!  (Blitz Ghost pictures) This is a perfect example of how the  Resource Centre can be of benefit to teachers! The Resource Centre is designed as a central place to come and check out ideas, recommendations and classroom plans. […]

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Resource Centre – Week 4

WELCOME TO THE RESOURCE CENTRE! The Resource Centre is designed as a place to come and check out ideas, recommendations and classroom plans. It is for everyone involved in the development of children – be it parents or teachers  like. So if you need resources or fresh ideas, click on the link below. If you have great ideas to share […]

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Inequality still lives!

From the discussions about tuition fees to free schools and academies, it seems that we are still not learning what equality means despite much work being done in our schools. According to a report from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission their vision of ‘a society at ease with its diversity, where every individual has the opportunity to achieve their […]

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Learning through looking!

The definition of teaching is ‘Impart knowledge or skill; give instruction to’ (Oxford dictionary 1966) That presumes action, interaction & ‘doing something. In his really interesting article ‘Just Watching’ Oliver Quinlan explores the need teachers seem to have to constantly engage with pupils. As a head teacher I had the privilege of going into classrooms

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