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Parents: Help Your Child Succeed! Mastery for All

My last few blogs have focused on the concept of mastery, as an overall educational goal in schools; but with a difference. Mastery for All, my focus for this new year, explores this concept. Parents: Help Your Child Succeed is the overall strap line for my books for parents. Why? Many parents often do not…

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I WILL!

It sounds a bit like a wedding vow, doesn’t it – I will! I will! I have to keep saying this to get myself back on the writing track. Doubt is hanging around me again so I have to waft it away like a bad smell. My birthday yesterday, featuring our family get-together, was the…

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Christmas Magic

Christmas has been and gone. All that excitement leading up to just one day has ended with its usual anti climax as I have landed with a bump on my bottom, having fallen from the magic rainbow. The day was wonderful. Yes – it was magic while it lasted. Why? Mainly because my granddaughter received…

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The plague of doubt

Have I got writers block? It sounds like some sort of strange disease that only affects writers. Something has definitely got in the way of my fiction writing over the last two weeks. I have had a bug that has been flying around. I assume these things actually fly. My family has had it too…

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Achieving Pupil Voice

Pupil voice is surely at the heart and soul of inclusion – or should be. The Headteacher of Camberwell Specialist Support School in Moston, Manchester is justly ‘proud’ of the school’s OFSTED report of Outstanding. The school’s acronym PROUD’ stands for – Passionate, Respectful, Organised, Understanding and Dedicated. This particular school has found its own…

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