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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 […]

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Personal Reflection

The platitude of Excellence

For the last two years in my school I have the heard the word ‘excellence’ mentioned at every start of every term. It is what my school aspires to. It is what as a teacher I must deliver through my teaching. I must demand it from my students in their learning and in turn they […]