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Behaviour mangement

Having just finished the first CPL session with our great cohort of NQT / ITT it made me reflect upon my own start to teaching.  I thought back to what my biggest concern was and it struck me: behaviour management!  Now my concern is really focussed on the learning that happens and I spend time … Continue reading

Maximising Learning Time: Effective Lesson Starts

As February starts, teachers with examination groups across the country suddenly become acutely aware of the passage of time; seconds, minutes, hours, lessons, days, weeks, months; no matter how you measure it the looming examination season tends to sharpen focus on what has been done and what there is still to do when supporting students … Continue reading

Behaviour Management; Thursday Morning Thriller 4th December

Today we had an enlightening 15 minute forum from Tom Freeman regarding student behaviour. He talked about some of the common problems that we all might face as classroom practitioners; Defiance Class Clown Interrupting Disrespectful Refusal to work Silly noises Abusive Language Tom shared with those who attended a really useful resource that was produced … Continue reading

High Expectations

This week I have been fortunate to be able visit a number of lessons.  In particular I was investigating our expectations and seeking to find out how members of staff are setting out and achieving high expectations with different groups of students.  As the week has progressed a number of common elements have been consistent … Continue reading

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