Do strict behaviour policies harm children?

Today I visited a well known free school in London which practices a no-excuses behaviour policy. I had heard so much about it on Twitter and thought I would see for myself what the fuss was all about. I was curious to see what excellent school wide behaviour looks like. In my experience so far, […]

Knowledge Organisers

This page will contain all the history knowledge organisers which I will add as I go along. All the knowledge organisers are in PDF file format. Edexcel GCSE History: Medicine through time, c1250-present Medicine 1250 to 1500 Medicine 1500 to 1700 Medicine 1700 to 1900 Medicine 1900 to modern day The British Sector of the […]

Modelling a GCSE essay

It occurred to me this week that I should try my hand at writing up one of our year 10’s GCSE essay questions. We are currently studying the Edexcel module, Early Elizabethan England 1558-1588, and have got to the Armada. I have tried in my essay to model what a good essay answer should look […]

The top 5 things I believe about teaching

Ok here we go. The first post of my blog. I have recently seen prominent Edu-bloggers post about 5 things (check this and this) so I thought I would follow suit and state the 5 most important things I believe about teaching. This is a snapshot of my views right now; I reserve the right […]