Weekly Round Up: 29th November 2021

Blog of the week

Does that make sense? Breaking bad habitsHelen Skelton

In this very reflective blog, Helen identifies three ‘bad teacher habits’ she has and how she is planning to eliminate them.


‘Where is the (insert subject here) in my curriculum?’Ben Crockett

Inspired by Mary Myatt, Ben explores the importance of focusing on the substance of our curriculum.

Research School

Using Diagnostic Questions Zofia Reeves

Zofia discusses how she has been shaping her questions to allow her to better understand the gaps in her pupils’ understanding

Other useful links

Twilight Webinar

Date: 7th December

Time: 3.30pm

Title: Metacognitve questioning & modelling

Led by: Chris Runeckles

Registration here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfQg0Fex-Bh_88Q6Nt7RwWcQs9vKttRgWDurr7jJ5FlBY7blw/viewform 

You can view the recordings from last year here:


New Opportunity

We are looking to grow our team of Evidence Leads in Education (ELEs).

If you are passionate about evidence informed teaching and would like to work with the Durrington Research School team to support other school leaders in West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove to use evidence to drive their school improvement, take a look here:


Please share with anyone who you think may be interested.  Any questions, please email Shaun Allison – sallison@durring.com 

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