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Get them prepared for their final year!

For many Key Stage 4 students across the UK, this has been a landmark week in their lives; the end of their secondary education and the transition to sixth-form college, employment or maybe even an apprenticeship! Year 11 is always a demanding and high-pressure period in a young person’s life; particularly in these times following…

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Teaching Assistance for Today’s TAs

Teaching Assistants (TAs) are vital to the success of the modern education system – both in mainstream and special school settings – for many different reasons. For instance, they work in tandem with – and in support of – teachers, lending a guiding hand where necessary, and offering up encouragement and providing specialist assistance when…

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Helping you shape their futures!

“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire!” That quote, from poet William Butler Yeats, is one of my favorites, and it neatly encapsulates the reason I got into teaching in the first place! A group of minds… in one room… thinking and working together can – and does…

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A just cause for celebration!

I hope everyone enjoyed the extended festivities surrounding the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! As we all know, Her Majesty The Queen has now become the first British Monarch to reach 70 years of service. The extended Bank Holiday – Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June – gave us all just cause for communal celebration following the…

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Is what IS how it must ALWAYS be?

The world’s been a very different place during COVID-19 and, for a great many of us, time has seemed to stand still. It’s true to say the worldwide pandemic has affected us all in many different ways, from impacts on mental health and wellbeing, to reduced incomes, contact with friends and family and, in some…

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