I have fingers in many pies. Mostly, these pies are metaphorical (though as I have chronicled relentlessly this year, the literal ones are also problematic and gout-o-genic). I am not complaining about having many pies; I have actively worked myself into this polypied corner. I operate best when my workload resembles a platter rather than […]Read more "BOMBARDMENT! On Teacher Workload"
We have just had our first Student Council of the year and it was fascinating. Twenty pupils had been elected to represent their class, from Year 2 to Year 6, and this first meeting had a quite mischievous agenda; I wanted to explore what would happen if they were left to their own devices to self-organise. […]Read more "Student Council (or Lord of the Flies)"