Category: #Success


‘Cos Jill Berry said so

I think a blog on each subject (or whichever ones you think are particularly interesting) would be good and might reach a wider audience. – Jill Berry There are few educators, people, I respect more than Jill Berry (Dr Jill Berry that is.) She is in that small group of educators, who “I aspire to…
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17 Mar ’18 2

This Triptico activity will self destruct in…

Oh my word… how did I miss that! Create an activity in TripticoPlus and now the share options provide a way for you to publish your activities for preparation, review or as a practice/homework task in two simple steps. No need for students to sign-in to the website or create an account – just launch and learn.  Think Mission Impossible… create, share,…
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10 Mar ’16 0

The not so secret teacher

I have bemoaned with The Guardian Twitter handle that the over riding outlook to the “Secret Teacher” blog is cloudy with a good chance of rain. Read the header and you are asked if you have an idea for an anonymous blog about the “trials, tribulations and frustrations of school life?” Up until last night, I…
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18 Feb ’16 0

Greg Henderson # peaceofmind

I have been in awe of the Tour de France (Tour de Force) ever since I read Lance Armstrong’s autobiography. It’s Not About the Bike became the pre, pre-season reading for our college footballers (SIUE) leaving them little excuse to complain during our own double season pre-season, cold at the track in the morning, sweltering in the…
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9 Jul ’15 0

Stolen from Primary

As with all schools, we are keen to show to acknowledge and celebrate those pupils that demonstrate an exemplary attitude to their learning. A Principal’s lunch, celebration assemblies and tutor awards form part of our termly recognition programme, plus we display their learning band on their reports to parents termly. This term we added a very…
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2 Jun ’15 0

Outperforming Team

Outperformance: the ability of an organisation to achieve results that are consistently better than a chosen peer group. The are no shortage of Sir Dave Brailsford MBA, CBE, fans. His ‘marginal gains*’ approach to leading success is simply unpicked in  this ‘Investors in People’ article. Well worth any aspiring leaders time. 1. Recruit the best people. Brailsford…
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20 Apr ’15 0