Category: #Success

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

A pound of performance

In for a penny, in for a pound, here is an opportunity for learners to think, innovative, be creative, collaborate, or not, present and exhibit, and tell a story. Let me present the concept and let’s see where we can take it. With no small attribution to Sir Ken Robinson’s 2006 Ted Talk – Schools…
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31 Mar ’19 0

Drive to the finish line

GCSE exams typically begin around the second week in May 2019. Whatever your standpoint on booster sessions or Easter revision programmes, do whatever “little extra” it is that you do. Me, I find interesting stories and I write assembly. Shortly after I joined The Wellington Academy in January 2013, I was asked told to lead…
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27 Mar ’19 0

Applying for a new job? Benefit from 500 years of teacher experience?

Based on BBC II! Snog Marry Avoid I presented the responses from a minimum of 50 teachers, on a series of co-collaborated education based questions. Each response is the prefixed with an opening word stem, but instead of “snog, marry, avoid,” it is “always, sometimes, never.” For example; What to do, when your colleague enters…
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10 Mar ’19 0

Hard graft and gratitude… Tom Roger

A few lessons learnt this week, tying in with #teachwellfest, recognition and gratitude. Learning most days in school leadership, from colleagues and those with plenty more school leadership experience than I have. Have spare neutral cards at your disposal so that you can leave a personal message for a colleague, when you are caught off…
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23 Jun ’18 0

‘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 0

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