Category Archives: Education

National School Sports Week – a chance to promote wellbeing for everyone

It’s become something of a tradition for me to put up a post during National School Sports Week (NSSW) to talk about why I believe it’s super important. And so as the annual event comes around once more I wanted to … Continue reading

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Don’t let your results define you

So today I wanted to put down a really quick post to say what I wish people had told me on results day, be that A-Levels, GCSE’s, degree or any other type of examination. That is that you mustn’t let … Continue reading

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How sport has dominated my life…and why I hope teachers will support #NSSW

They say never to start with an apology, but today I want to cover my back by doing just that! If there are any parts of this blog that don’t make sense, or don’t flow, then I apologise! I am … Continue reading

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Why teaching can’t be for me…

They say never to start with an apology, but today I want to cover my back by doing just that! If there are any parts of this blog that don’t make sense, or don’t flow, then I apologise! I am … Continue reading

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Why cyberbullying scares me…and why we need to act now

I’ve always strayed away from writing too much personal on my blog for a number of reasons. As I right this post I realise I’m about to break my golden rule, but I hope the message I want to share … Continue reading

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Creating fireworks in Scratch – a mini scratch project

Our year 4’s have just begun work on Scratch in their Computing lessons. Scratch is new to many of our students (& staff!) this year so it’s great to get going on some projects which involve a level of challenge … Continue reading

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