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Making a connection: how to form good working relationships in your new school

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If there's one thing that schools have plenty of, it's people. There aren't many jobs that require you to interact with so many people every day; in addition your pupils, there are parents, members of staff in your department, those in other subject areas and the wider school community. It can be tempting to stay in your classroom and soldier ...
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Stay sharp: a teacher's guide to stationery essentials

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Here are a few tips for getting the most from your classroom accessories. You will quickly learn the importance (and associated stress) of having an adequate supply of whiteboard markers. You can ensure that yours are always nearby by attaching a strip of velcro to the side of your whiteboard, and a little to each pen for safe storage. (An add...
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Ofqual under the microscope: four things you need to know about 2022's exam results

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This year, as we know, 'real' exams are back. But here are four facts you may not be aware of about the 2022 results in England: Around 800,000 A level grades were announced on August 18 – of which around 200,000 are likely to be wrong.About 5,000,000 GCSE grades will be announced on August 25 – of which around 1....
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School Diversity Week: Top tips for your school’s LGBT+ inclusion journey

School Diversity Week: Rainbow Wings, courtesy of Swift Academies
So, you've almost made it to the end of the year and exam season is probably taking its toll – then Pride month approaches. It's often a time that many teachers ask: how inclusive is my school really for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans pupils? Should we be doing something for Pride? How do we let our students know that their teachers are on their ...
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Four circles makes an essay

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A word after a word after a word is power, stated the famous author, Margaret Attwood. But that's easy for her to say when she makes a living out of writing. How does an ordinary teenager string a story together if words and writing aren't their thing? And how does anyone churn out a five hundred-word essay, the standard threshold for any English G...
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