1 0 Archive | May, 2010
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Blog Off!

Like most people in my PLN I find myself enjoying a well deserved break from school and all that sail in her! In just two days, I have spent some quality time with my wife and little girl, I have been for 3 meals out, I have visited Hoghton Tower, valeted both cars, been a […]

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A true test of a Leadership Partnership

My Headteacher (@DianneSpencer) and I have been at the Last Drop Village Hotel today coaching each other through the next stages of development for our School (@HeathfieldCPS). The two days we have done so far have been inspiring, challenging, enlightening and rewarding. We are very different however, our Leadership partnership is strong and laid on […]

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bMobLe Conference – Education Bradford

Just arrived home and I’m trying to process the masses of information I have absorbed today. Firstly, a BIG thank you to all the Education Bradford Team that organised the event. I only really know James Langley by name so I hope he thanks everyone else that was involved. To all the presenters: WOW! You’ve […]

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We need your help – Moral dilemma!

Please take a few minutes to read the information below which is background information to a big problem we have at Heathfield at the minute. About 3.5 years ago, the school took out a lease for our ICT suite hardware which was for 3 years and for 3 payments. The school sourced the hardware through […]

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Pupils identified – Launch the Blog!

As in most if not all schools, assessments identify children that are racing along, those that are jogging along, those that are strolling along, those that are creeping along, those that have stopped and in some cases, those that are walking backwards. Our assessments are pretty much the norm as from my experience schools always […]

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Showcasing Writing at HeathfieldCPS

It’s been 5 months now since we began to blog and publish our learning to the world. Although we are developing quite a good reputation online, many people in Bolton don’t know that we have ‘Super Learning Powers!’ I didn’t want to thrust in visitors’ faces that we do something ‘special’ at HeathfieldCPS, however, I […]

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May 14, 2010
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Using Voicethread to explain reasoning in problem solving.

We have used Voicethread in Literacy over the past few months and both myself and the children love using it! Even if we don’t like the sound of our own voices! However, I wanted to see if it could be used to help explain methods on how we solve problems in Numeracy. This is our […]

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General Election Thursday 6th May 2010 UK

Here you will find all the major twitter feeds in one place with added polls and chat throughout the day! Please vote on the polls at the bottom of the Coveritlive window by clicking on the ‘vote now’ link! General Election May 6th 2010

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A very proud moment!

Back in December 2009 I arrived at Chorlton Park Primary School for the day to be shown around and dazzled by their wonderful children and staff. I remember sitting there listening to Jack Sloan (@jacksloan) and John Sutton (@HGJohn) talk about blogging and the impact on the learning at the school. It was Jack who […]

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