Monthly Archives: June 2015

Developing wider employability skills – the Magnificent Seven.

A new Parliament, a re-arranged set of ministers, and we see both in national press and education journals the re-opening of a variety of debates that have been with us all my teaching lifetime. Some writers, such as Will Hutton … Continue reading

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“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else” James M. Barrie

The last seven days support my eternal, relentless optimism that good things happen in handfuls for those that get stuck in. Continue reading

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“Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – G.K. Nielson

Parent Ambassadors and PTA supporters – don’t you just love them! Continue reading

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‘A day in the Life of a CCJB’ – How school environment matters.

Those whose reading list includes the Claires Court Sixth Form Bulletin will know their newsletter has been running with a Thomas Edison quote this term – ‘Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The certain way to succeed is always to try … Continue reading

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