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School Sport

The dying breed of the academic sports coach

What’s an academic sports coach? This is what I would call a teacher, from outside the PE Department, who runs a competitive sports team. (PE colleagues, I’m not saying we aren’t academic teachers, but it’s how I make the distinction. If you know of a better way to describe a teacher who coaches then please […]

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Professional Development Teaching and Learning

Teach Meet: Standards and Expectations for 6th Form in academic subjects

This year as part of our new CPD provision we have a 10 minute Teach Meet once a month. This is by run by one teacher who shares their teaching practice with whoever attends, with a 5 minute Q and A at the end. The last session was on behaviour management with KS3 students. Today […]

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School Sport

Sport and Sanctions

Today I received this email: Dear Sporticus, I wanted to speak to you at break but got sidetracked with trips and other things. Head of Year and I met Bob and his parents this morning regarding his academic achievements and concerns about his lack of organisation and commitment in general. It has been agreed that […]