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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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Homework is dead! Long live…

…Individualised Learning Opportunities. Apparently. I went into one of my semi-regular schools yesterday and was informed by a member of SMT that I must use the new ‘Learners’ Target Terms’. ‘Homework’, it appears, has been declared a forbidden word. I … Continue reading

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Prizes for all? That’s sooo yesterday…

Much has been written about the apparent ‘prizes for all’ culture prevalent in some schools. The need to constantly reward behaviour or achievement that meets the minimum standard at best. It’s a culture which is largely ridiculed and examples are … Continue reading

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