February 2018

Random ramblings

2018-02-02T09:56:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|From the Coal Face, Personal|

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 [...]

January 2018

A little every day FEBRUARY 2018

2018-01-30T17:23:44+00:00 January 30th, 2018|From the Coal Face, Resources|

Here you go … calendar for February 2018: Monthly Maths - February 2018 The original post containing the sheet for January 2018 can be found (here) and the solutions (for January 2018) are available here – >Monthly Maths January 2018 - Solutions…  I haven’t checked them though!!! I have already uploaded [...]

December 2017

September 2017

July 2017

“Our Song”

2017-07-19T01:26:35+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Blog, From the Coal Face|

This is being written as a separate post (a sort of sister post to this one) because this isn’t about me. OK … its partly about me … but mainly about an amazing group of year 8 students! Today proved that to me that what we do as classroom teachers [...]

Playing with numbers

2017-07-05T10:13:03+00:00 July 5th, 2017|1 - Number, From the Coal Face|

This is gonna be quick ... I promise! But thought I'd share ... I see part of my job in year 7 is to get students comfortable just playing around with numbers. Yes, I want there to be no fear about making mistakes but I also want students to be [...]

June 2017