Respect – #DailyWritingChallenge

Respect is an interesting term – one that I think is misunderstood. Certainly over my time as a teacher, and now leader, my view on respect has changed. What hasn’t changed is the importance that I place on it. I’ll try to break it down. Respect has many phrases linked to it. Respect your elders.Continue reading “Respect – #DailyWritingChallenge”

Community – #DailyWritingChallenge

Community is an interesting concept when it comes to schools. A quick look around school websites and you will find it somewhere – whether it be in the values, the information about the school or even, like my own school, in the vision statement. But what does this all even mean. Is it just whiteContinue reading “Community – #DailyWritingChallenge”

What about wellbeing #DailyWritingChallenge

Wellbeing must be one of the most frequently used words in education recently, and not just as a result of Coronavirus. It’s hard to know whether it is because it has now appeared in the current Ofsted framework (the irony!) or because teachers have realised that a previous way of working was simply not sustainable.Continue reading “What about wellbeing #DailyWritingChallenge”

Glass half full

I recently wrote a blog here about choosing the right lens. I started by talking about looking at the glass and deciding if it was half full or half empty. In any given situation, you have the opportunity to look at things and try to find the positives, or see the negatives. It isn’tContinue reading “Glass half full”

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