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2012-13 and all that…..

As another school year comes to an end, I thought it would be worth summarising a number of key ideas that have shaped my thinking this year.  Many of them have come via twitter and/or the many excellent blogs that exist … Continue reading

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Developing a growth mindset

I’ve decided to use the spring break as an opportunity to catch up on some long overdue reading – starting with ‘Mindset’ by Carol Dweck.  The theory explored in this book is that there are two types of mindset – … Continue reading

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Blog of the week

  A large number of teachers and school leaders are now writing blogs.  They use their blog as a way of reflecting on their own practice as well as sharing good ideas and resources. Every Sunday evening, one of the … Continue reading


End of term pedagogical review…

As the term draws to a close I thought I would pull together some of the best bits of pedagogy I have picked up  from 15 minute forums, Learning Development Groups, Twitter, lesson observations etc this term. In the spirit … Continue reading

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This blog is managed by Shaun Allison, Chris Runeckles Fran Haynes & Andy Tharby from Durrington High School, West Sussex, England, the lead school in the Durrington Multi Academy Trust.  Shaun is also an author – details of his books can be found here.  … Continue reading