There are two areas of my practise that I have always struggled to tackle sufficiently, marking and homework. I have talked a little about my new approach to marking here. To sum up I am marking my books every day using Kevin Lister’s #RAG123 system. I am planning to blog about this in more detail […]Read More A New Approach to Homework
I began my journey as a Head of Year in 2010. I was fortunate that I got to start my role with a fresh intake of year 7’s. Four years on and I have just embarked on the final leg of this incredible journey. My year group are all grown up (mostly!) and are now […]Read More Up from Underachievement – Intervention with Year 11
Every year since becoming a teacher I have looked forward to the 6 weeks summer holiday. The only true holiday a teacher gets as the rest are taken up with marking and planning, filing and reorganising. The summer holiday is the only one where I truly get to relax and completely switch off from work. […]Read More New Term, New Strategies, New Me!