Monthly Archives: December 2013

I can see clearly now….

I thought I would write this post in the spirit of #nurture1314 – starting with a confession! I used to be a bit of an OFSTED chaser – there’s a lot of it about. By that, I mean I used … Continue reading

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2013 – A year of blogging….

As the year draws to a close, it seems only right to have a bit of a think back…and a look forward.  It’s been a great year for this blog – with over 85 000 hits!  This wouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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Feedback matters

Just over a week ago, I met with a group of staff who have volunteered to come up with a new feedback policy.  Like most schools, we have a marking policy in place, that outlines how often books should be … Continue reading

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Challenges Ahead

On Friday we had an INSET day at DHS.  I spoke about the importance of modelling, Andy Tharby then shared how he is working smarter with regards to marking and finally Lucy Darling talked us through some of the great literacy … Continue reading

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