Thoughts from a new Director of English
The day: It was a Monday morning, and I’d just finished putting the last full stop on the rationale document before sending it to be put on school website. Some schemes of work had already been planned, and sequenced, and were being taught, but some years certainly were not. Then the email came through toContinue reading “Sink or Swim? The Ofsted ‘Deep Dive’”
Preparing: Having recently stepped into the permanent role as Director of English, I certainly never underestimated the impact Ofsted can have: the impact on workload, mental health, and the day-to-day teaching in classrooms. There’s no doubt that even as an ITT, NQT, RQT, etcetera, the sound of ‘Ofsted’ is melancholic tinnitus to the ears. However,Continue reading “Sink or Swim? The Ofsted ‘Deep Dive’”
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