Monthly Archives: September 2016

Making a positive start

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by Rob Suckling.  Rob is a Geography teacher who is in his second year of teaching and his 15 minutes were based upon his reflections of his NQT year. The focus of all of … Continue reading

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Benchmark of Brilliance

The first 15 Minute Forum of 2016-2017 was led by Gail Christie who is the Curriculum Leader for Art and Design at Durrington. In an unusual move the 15 Minute Forum was not held in its normal classroom but convened in … Continue reading

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Subject Planning and Development Sessions

Before the summer, I wrote about our approach to CPD for 2016-17 at Durrington – you can read about it here.  The idea is simple.  Every two weeks, subject teams will meet and talk about what they are teaching over … Continue reading

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Time to reflect

We all know that a teacher’s favourite month is August…for obvious reasons!  That said though, there’s something strangely satisfying about September.  It’s a time to reflect on the year that has just gone and think about what went well and what you want … Continue reading

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