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Confessions of a primary headteacher: Keeping...

School leadership is about keeping it simple: confessions of a primary headteacher. Primary school leader and blogger @OldPrimaryHead1 on why keeping it simple is the greatest asset to any head and the perils of...

By Brian Walton

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: The new...

After banning marking in her primary school the next challenge was what to replace it with - a new no marking system for Maths and English. This is the minimal marking policy Clare Sealy put in place in her school and what...

By Clare Sealy

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: Why my...

Heavy duty marking for primary school textbooks can leave teachers overwhelmed and pupils underworked. Headteacher Clare Sealy explains why she banned marking in her primary school for an entire term, and the strategies...

By Clare Sealy

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: We carry...

The art of school leadership: confessions of a primary school headteacher and blogger Brian Walton (a.k.a @OldPrimaryHead1). Why you shouldn't lead a school on experience alone, learning from your mistakes,...

By Brian Walton

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Confessions of a primary headteacher: Why my...

Formal lesson observations in primary school aren't always the best observations. Headteacher Clare Sealy explains why she ditched them in her primary school, what the alternatives to formal lesson observations...

By Clare Sealy

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3 KS2 SATs Practice Papers

Get ready for 2017 Maths SATs: 1 Arithmetic & 2 Reasoning tests & mark schemes in the set