Tag: #wtd17

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Two brilliant teachers

World Teacher Day from a Headteachers view was rewarding and positive. From a personal perspective I was quite taken aback by the teachers comments. Tim Whitmore Tim Whitmore was a brilliant teacher in the classroom. We loved Sport and PE. I say we, our table. The class loved-liked PE, somewhere on that continuum. It has…
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7 Oct ’17 0

#WTD17

I hope our staff knew just how much they are appreciated, if not, I hope they do now. Today (Thursday) we passed on all the messages of thanks and appreciation that we had collected from parents and students to our staff (well almost)*. With further messages of recognition sent from our National Support Office and…
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7 Oct ’17 0

Grey clouds and silver linings #wtd17

The National Audit Office finds vast majority of secondary school headteachers feel the government is failing to help them with high-quality teacher recruitment. Before the ink was barely dry on that headline, a survey of 1,023 ex-teachers commissioned by the DfE found that 75% of ex-teachers cited workload as the reason they quit the profession. Changes…
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20 Sep ’17 0