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Voicethread to Perform

Adding a combination of audio and visual on a blog can really add a different dimension to the experience visitors have whilst visiting. Below is a Voicethread purely used to give the opportunity to showcase the performance of some descriptive writing. All you need to do is click the play button. make sure you listen […]

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CatonCPS QR Project

I was presenting with Kate Wilson a couple of weeks ago at a National Literacy Trust Boys’ Writing conference. She planted this idea in my head that day and it’s started to grow! Key Stage 2 pupils at CatonCPS (where I am currently standing in as Headteacher until September) have started to record themselves reading […]

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February 26, 2013
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Working with Worsbrough Common Primary School

I have had the pleasure of working with Worsbrough Common Primary School in Barnsley over the last few weeks with two NQT teachers in Year 3 and Year 4. It has been a refreshing learning experience for myself working with two open minded, enthusiastic and dedicated NQTs. Worsbrough Common is Headed up by Kate Davies […]

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February 25, 2013
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How’s the mission going?

I left Heathfield Primary School in December to follow a dream and a mission to get more children and teachers blogging whilst using new Web2.0 tools. I knew I was starting a temporary Headship at the beginning of February so took the plunge and resigned from Heathfield on December 31st. Since then, my world has […]

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February 19, 2013
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Do you know your data?

How well do you know your the data of your class? Over the years, I have worked at, or with roughly 20 schools. In this time I have seen some unbelievably talented teachers. However, many of the teachers I have worked with do not fully understand data, how this works and how it is interpreted […]

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February 18, 2013
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February 14, 2013
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BBC Footage from BBC NW Tonight

I watched this clip that was filmed in my previous school in 2011 and realised that I if I hadn’t watch it through in full, then you might not have seen it either. Apart from going off topic later on in the news clip, it raises some interesting questions and brings back some great memories:

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