Monthly Archives: December 2016

My thoughts on Debra Kidd’s review of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers

I became irritated recently when reading this review of “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers”. I should point out that I have not visited Michaela Community School and although I find what they are doing interesting and exciting, I think … Continue reading

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Is fear of MFL the real reason behind opposition to the Ebacc?

Opposition to the Ebacc usually centres around the fact that practical and creative subjects are excluded from this performance measure. As a teacher of MFL, I sometimes feel that teachers of art/drama/music tend to forget that their subjects appear glamorous … Continue reading

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The best way to prepare for exams is to know the subject

Counsellor: So what can I do to help? Year 11 student: I’m going to fail, I ‘m going to fail! Counsellor: What do you mean? Your subject teachers are ever so pleased with you. Student : Yes, but the other … Continue reading

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