Category Archives: Ofsted

Welcome Back

First proper day┬áback yesterday, first staff meeting yesterday. “Welcome back. I hope you’ve all had a restful break and are ready to get started on making Leafy Green Primary the best in the area again. We have some new staff … Continue reading

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Ofsted want to see…

“Ofsted want to see…” “Ofsted expect…” “Ofsted are very keen on…” Really? Are you saying this because you’re an Ofsted inspector, and this is something you’ll be looking out for when you do your next inspection? Or are you saying … Continue reading

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The more things change…

… The more they stay the same. It’s as true now as it was in the mid 1800s. I’m in the middle of a three-week assignment, on an interim maternity cover (baby arrived unexpectedly 3 weeks early and the maternity … Continue reading

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Unsatisfactory lesson observation – looking back with new eyes

As the weather let me down at the weekend, I decided to tackle some of the jobs that I’d successfully been putting off for a while, although they really needed doing. One of these was sorting through the box of … Continue reading

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