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How to pre-empt poor behaviour and avoid unnecessary confrontations in your classroom

Last week I came across a brilliant video by Adam Boxer entitled ‘Setting Students up to Succeed’.  In the video, Adam shares some approaches he uses in his classroom to prevent problems arising.  The approaches are taken from Doug Lemov’s … Continue reading

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Five ways to rejuvenate behaviour management in your classroom

By Andy Tharby Now that the interminably long autumn term feels like a distant memory, we can turn our rested minds to a new and brighter term ahead. Experienced teachers are well-attuned to the ever-shifting rhythms of the school year … Continue reading

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Improving behaviour – strategies for teachers

I have a suspicion that the latest EEF guidance report ‘Improving Behaviour in Schools’ will before long reach the top of the EEF’s download charts (if such a thing exists). The reason is the demand.  All teachers have at some point in their careers had to struggle with … Continue reading

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Managing difficult behaviours

This week’s 15 Minute Forum was led by John Lamb (Assistant Headteacher) and Jack Griffiths (Year 7 ICT Progress Leader). John started with a focus on teacher’s approaches to different scenarios: If student X cannot complete an activity such as … Continue reading

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Non-Confrontational Behaviour Management

  Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by Assistant Headteacher John Lamb.  John started the session by making it clear that the job of getting a class of hormonal teenagers to do what we want, is one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Mindset, attitude and behaviour

  The image above, or versions of it, are probably commonplace in a number of schools up and down the country – and understandably so.  It makes perfect sense to be focusing our efforts on fostering a growth mindset in … Continue reading

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Teaching Teachers

At some point many of us will be involved in the training of other teachers, whether it is a formal part of our role or through involvement in a project, such as via the Maths Hubs, or as a mentor … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 10th July 2022

Blog of the Week Motivation and learning: what comes first? – Daniel Muijs A really useful review of the research looking at the relationship between motivation and learning. Classteaching Resetting Expectations – Zofia Reeves Zofia shares three ways the Durrington … Continue reading

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The Importance of Connections and Role Models in Education

I have long debated writing this blog as it felt like it was a topic that feels somewhat out of place within an educational context. Thinking about our role as teachers, does not necessarily manifest in the classroom in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up: 5th June 2022

Congratulations! Durrington’s Executive Headteacher Sue Marooney was awarded an MBE in the 2022 Queen’s birthday honours list, for services to education.  Read more about it here. Blog of the Week Set the Bar High! – Paul Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen … Continue reading

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