Is your child starting secondary school? This teacher-parent guide directs you through what you need to know to get your child settled at secondary school. Continue reading Starting Secondary School: A Teacher-Parent Guide
Teachers do a particularly important job of nurturing and fostering the minds of the next generation and while it’s not an entirely thankless job, sometimes appreciation wouldn’t go amiss. Especially during exam season. Here are 5 things teachers could do … Continue reading 5 Things All Teachers Need More Of
The English language is a glorious thing! Seemingly innocuous, perhaps even complimentary, statements can often harbour a deliciously deceptive subtext…here are five things teachers say and what they actually mean… Continue reading 5 Things Teachers Say That Mean Something Else Entirely
Debi offers her advice for parents and teachers who’re worried about young people forming new relationships. Debi draws on her many years of experience as a pastoral manager and teacher in secondary schools in East Kent. In this instance, the advice … Continue reading Can You Spot a Child in an Abusive Relationship?
Debi offers her advice on dealing with fallouts between teenage girls. Debi is a former pastoral manager, head of year and head of house. Girls, girls, girls! Boy’s fallouts are usually forgotten by the end of break but girls can hold a grudge for years. With social media this can often escalate from one comment to an entire circus. Here are a few pointers to help nip the situation in the bud. Hold a meeting with the two main ‘offenders’. Hold a separate meeting with any other girls involved and tell them to stay out of it. Ask them to … Continue reading How to Deal with Teenage Girl Fallouts
After a long day of teaching, parents’ evening can feel like the last thing you need. But speaking to parents can be a really useful experience, especially if you are prepared. Read our hints and tips in this blog post. Continue reading #SpeedPD: How to Survive Parents’ Evening
Ever wished that your pupils could access the information in our resources themselves at any time? We’re really excited about a new idea that we’re going to be trialling and we wanted to tell you all about it. Here at … Continue reading We want to help your pupils to revise!