Transforming Trauma by Laura Purser

Human beings experience the world in a vast variety of ways and their perceptions are often thought of as determined by a heady mix of nature vs nurture or genetics vs upbringing and even character vs culture. These differing factors and terms are used interchangeably and are, in a way, trying to make sense of... Continue Reading →

Impact of cancelled exams by Barnaby Lenon

There will be a number of consequences of the cancellation of GCSEs and A-levels.  Firstly, there will be a vast number of 16 and 18-year-olds who are bored and idle between March and September.  They are confined to their homes. Their schools may attempt to set work online.  This is important because private schools need to justify... Continue Reading →

Threshold Concepts by Mark Deacon

If you don’t “get” this, you won’t be able to understand “that”. Schools are feeling the impact of curriculum and accountability reforms. There are heartfelt pleas for the future of the arts which are being squeezed out to make space for subjects included in accountability measures. There is also a decline within subject provision. Science... Continue Reading →

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