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School Sport

A compendium of ‘winning’ thoughts

For most of my life I believed the main point of being involved in youth sport was winning. “If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?” This was definitely my thinking as a child, which continued to shape my thinking and approach, both as a teacher and a coach. Perhaps this was because I was in […]

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Personal Reflection

The platitude of Tolerance

Before I start this post I think I need to state that I’m not anti-tolerance. However like my last post on the platitude of excellence, I think we might need to examine what it means. Nicky Morgan is saying we shouldn’t shy away from promoting ‘fundamental British Values’ to the students within our school. Mutual […]