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November 2018

So I asked a question …

2018-11-18T20:40:34+00:00November 18th, 2018|Blog, From the Coal Face, Intervention, NEW GCSE 9-1, Teaching|

Mock season is upon us. People everywhere are drowning in papers.  Amidst all this marking I asked the above question on Twitter, with regards what people say to the students when they are lining up waiting to go into their exam. The original question was prompted by my gaffer but [...]

October 2018

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April 2018

Dividing fractions 1

2018-04-23T00:45:02+01:00April 23rd, 2018|Blog, From the Coal Face, Intervention|

At BCME over the Easter break, just before the open meeting of the Teaching Committee (TC) of the MA (oh yeah ...  exciting/scary news -> as of April I'm now the chair of the TC and am a little scared about following in Rachael Horsmans shadow! She's done such fab [...]

No holibob homework!!

2019-11-28T16:53:45+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Intervention, Resources|

I didn't get around to sharing the holibob homework this time ... busy, busy, busy!!! So to make up for this I've changed them into some worksheets that you may find useful for any revision session that you're doing over the holiday period. I'm not going to get into the [...]

February 2018

The Final Countdown

2018-02-11T15:12:05+00:00February 11th, 2018|5 - Misc., Intervention, Teaching|

And so it begins ... the final countdown ... For the last few years we've done a countdown to the exam in the form of weekly papers that we've sent direct to parents - along with markschemes and examiners comments and this year is no different. I try to use [...]