Slaves to technology

Slaves to technology

Sep 21, 2015

Year 6 pupil: “I’m a slave to my technology!” Me: “What do you mean?” Year 6 pupil: “I have to spend time on my tablet. I miss my tablet so much!” I had this conversation, whilst visiting our intrepid year 6 children at Blackland’s farm this Friday. We then started talking about getting home. Pupil: […]

Saturday 21st March

Saturday 21st March

Mar 21, 2015

It’s good (ha!) to see that the political football that is education policy is being kicked around again on the run up to the election. In the meantime I can’t help thinking that I am watching from the stands, trying to work out what the rules of the game will be… There are some exciting […]

Saturday 7th March

Saturday 7th March

Mar 7, 2015

Our children are growing up in a world that has exponentially changed since we were children. The invention of the internet, the draw of social media and the abundance of accessible and portable devices have in my view fundamentally changed the way in which young people interact. For children about to launch into this brave […]

Sunday 28th September

Sunday 28th September

Sep 29, 2014

We have just over a week until our next contact with OFSTED. I will be discussing the data and progress against the areas for improvement by phone next Monday with the HMI attached to our school. In the meantime, all leaders in the school are working hard, monitoring developments and progress and ensuring that the teaching […]