Monthly Archives: June 2015

From research aware to research engaged

At our INSET today,  we had two sessions that were a good measure of how we are doing as a school, in terms of becoming evidence informed.  Firstly, our three staff who have been carrying out a Practitioner Research Project … Continue reading

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Subject Prefects

  The 15 minute forum tonight was led by English teacher Jas Rose.  When she was a student at a nearby school, Jas was a ‘Subject Prefect’ and thoroughly enjoyed it.  So she has introduced it in the English department. … Continue reading

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A grand day out at Wellington

#EducationFest On Thursday Andy Tharby and I were fortunate enough to spend the day at Wellington College, soaking up all that their annual ‘Festival of Education’ had to offer.  We had a great day – here are some of the … Continue reading

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DHS TeachMeet 2015

#DHSTM15 Last Thursday saw our fourth annual TeachMeet at Durrington High School.  As always, it was a fantastic evening.  A great demonstration of the appetite of teachers for sharing and collaboration – exactly what teachmeets should be about. The evening … Continue reading

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Gallery Critique

The 15 minute forum was led tonight by English teacher Jo Grimwood.  Jo started the session by sharing with us the concerns she has with peer assessment: Students don’t know how to assess work – we are the professionals, they … Continue reading

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