I’m writing this as a way to reflect so you may want to just pass on by … there’ll probably be nothing worth reading if I’m honest as I’m just going to freestyle and write whatever springs to mind so strap yourself in. A few weeks ago I was discussing [...]
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I love getting into other schools - which is a good job really as I've been into lots recently either doing collaborative network meetings or general support visits (I never profess to have all the answers and if people get only 1 golden nugget then its worth the visit!). I [...]
I get sent ideas all the time about ideas from other people - usually as a result of me liking something on Twitter and then asking if I can steal magpie their ideas. You know I have this inbox that keeps flipping growing but I promise I will get round [...]
Ladies & Gentlemen, boys & girls I take great pleasure in presenting to you a blog by Billy Adamson who has created some impressive wall pictures (they are massive too ... so eyecatching and creative!) based on the #mathsinoneword twitter "thang" he created recently. Amazing! The collaborative beauty of Twitter [...]
During the month of September most schools have “open evening” … it turns out that at Alcester Academy its “open week” in addition to Tuesday being the normal open evening. I absolutely love this idea – I do think you get more of a feel from a school, during the [...]
I am ticking things off this list left, right and bloomin' centre … I am a veritable list-ticking ninja this weekend! One of the things we’d usually do in gain time in the Summer term, is to check if the maths part of the school website needs updating ready for [...]
Yesterday I had to sweet-talk Sam (our site manager) into letting us in on Saturday morning - he is a hard man to negotiate with and we agreed that I'd get there for 7 (in fact I was there about 20 past ... don't lambast me people for being late [...]
I've been doing a few exciting projects recently and in between we've been sorting the new maths corridor out. As a result I've been panicking a tad about my own classroom displays (I think I'm sorted now as a few of you emailed me some great ideas!) I have 7 [...]
A message for all you heads of department out there: if you haven't used something for five years or more the odds on you needing it are close to nil! so stop saying "we might need it" ... Listen to me when I say "NO YOU WON'T!!" - to be honest [...]
I'm looking at getting my classroom displays sorted and I came across the PowerPoint put together with letters of the alphabet - each with maths words starting with each letter (not sure who put it together but its fab! so Thank You! and if it was you can you let [...]