We all exaggerate in interviews. Whether it’s claiming that your worst trait is your perfectionism when actually it’s your lack of punctuality or taking sole credit for a team effort. It’s what makes internal interviews harder – you can’t bullshit. The interviewers already know it wasn’t you who introduced that new initiative and that you leave… Continue reading Boris Johnson Is A Very Clever Man
Dear Nicky Morgan, Please accept this as written notice of my resignation from my role as Assistant Head and class teacher. It is with a heavy heart that I write you this letter. I know you’ve struggled to listen to and understand teachers in the past so I’m going to try and make this as clear… Continue reading Sorry, Nicky, I’m out.
When I was three-years-old I learnt the word peculiar. It was the first Big Word I learnt. I fell in love with it and said it over and over again. Earlier this year I learnt the word defenestration. I fell in love with it and said it over and over again. I taught it to… Continue reading Big Words
There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the new KS1/2 assessments; the most common complaint is that the tests are simply too hard and the teachers haven’t been given adequate time to prepare the children for them. Next week the current Year 6 will be tested on a curriculum that they have only been taught for half… Continue reading What a load of b******s this is!
You could almost have missed this nugget amongst the recent KS1 assessment balls up drama. Watching the DfE in crisis would perhaps of been the highlight of the past couple of weeks had three of my favourite people Toby Young, Michael Wilshaw and and Sir Anthony Seldon not put there little heads together and come up with something… Continue reading Use Your Head