Tag Archives: Behaviour

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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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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Developing your presence in the classroom

Sam Hodnett led the 15 Minute Forum tonight. Sam is a second-year English teacher and she spoke about developing a presence in the classroom. Sam had reflected on her NQT year and was able to identify some of the frustrations … Continue reading

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Calm and Purposeful Classroom Environment – Bright Spots

John Lamb (AHT) and I walked around the school today, looking for ways in which our teachers maintained a calm and purposeful classroom environment in their lessons.  It was great to see how skilled our teachers are at doing this, … 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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