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  • Self assessment tools

    20th November 2014

    Year 11 Self Assessment

    When revising for mocks and exams, it is useful for students to have a clear picture of:

    ·        What they need to know overall

    ·        Which topics they are happy with

    ·        Which areas they are weak on and need further work.

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  • Competition and motivation in the classroom

    2nd February 2014

    At the start of the academic year I decided to start attending the staff circuit training class on a Tuesday afternoon, this was an attempt to improve my fitness. Each week I would force myself to go along in spite of the inevitable pain and lack of mobility that would follow. During one session we were put in to two teams; it is surprising how much impact the element of competition can have on your motivation. 

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  • Pupil Premium: a gourmet experience

    29th January 2014

    Just for a minute, imagine the horror for our Headteacher. His PA tells him that one of the governors is on the phone.The governor is ringing from a well known pizza restaurant in the centre of Farnham, where, in the middle of the day, 15 Weydon students in full uniform have just walked in and sat down to order lunch. It is Tuesday 17th of December. Still four days until the well earned Christmas break, visions of headlines in the local newspaper dance before his eyes.


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  • Action Research in English

    25th January 2014
    English CA Reflections from Teaching and Learning Action Research January 24th 2014
    Strategy: To inform the understanding of The Curious Incident, students researched Aspergers Syndrome. The lesson presented activities where they engaged in role; took part in problem solving and discussion to challenge their views on labelling.

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  • Middle, Senior Leadership and preparing for the role of SLE

    4th November 2013

    What do you see as your main priorities as a middle leader?

    The first point to make is that a leader makes no difference without a supportive team. The team is far important to me than who leads it, as the team is the most powerful force to influence change in a school environment.

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