Why Teachers Should Use Pinterest

Why Teachers Should Use Pinterest
Teachers can use Pinterest to stay organised, plan lessons, find resources, plan projects and find interesting activities that other teachers across the world are using. If you haven't already joined Pinterest then you really should! Here are our top tips to help teachers get the most out of the platform... Read More...

European Day of Languages

European Day of Languages
European Day of Languages (officially on the 26th September but celebrated as near to that as possible in our school) is a time for the whole of the school to get involved in language learning. We encourage parents (or anyone that would like to really!) to come in and help to make the day memorable and a great success. In my school I take full benefit of this and get everyone involved in the celebrations... Read More...

Great British Beach Clean: Gloves on - Let's Hit the Beach!

Great British Beach Clean: Gloves on - Let's Hit the Beach!
My favourite time of the year is upon us! The Great British Beach Clean has been running since 2013 and is organised by the Marine Conservation Society. They encourage people to clean beaches and survey their results to help front campaigns to educate people about the litter found on beaches... Read More...

Back to Basics: Writing a Person Specification

Back to Basics: Writing a Person Specification
When preparing your vacancy documents it is easy to overlook the person specification or to use a generic or old copy, but taking the time to adapt it to your school and the specific vacancy can actually save you time in the long run. Is your school exactly the same as the school five miles down the road? Probably not. So it’s likely that their Person Specification isn’t going to help you find the candidate that is right for you. Read More...

The World's No. 1 Storyteller

The World's No. 1 Storyteller
I’m sure Roald Dahl would be at the top of most people’s booklist for being the most popular children's author; what a brilliant storyteller he was! Here's a reminder of his greats... Read More...

Routes to QTS: Assessment Only Route

Routes to QTS: Assessment Only Route
If you are an unqualified teacher working in education and/or already have a lot of teaching experience you could be eligible for the Assessment Only route to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Read More...
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