17/01/2019

Learning Objectives

This is John when his Head walks in to his lesson. He has no PowerPoint/learning objectives displayed. And he’s blasting Christmas songs!   #catteacher #catteachers
17/01/2019

Marking

Kate is delighted she’s finished marking the Year 11 mock exams. Until she remembers. She’s now behind the marking policy with Year 7, 8, 9, 10 […]
17/01/2019

Government Cuts

Mr Sampson. 35. Head Teacher of a very small rural Primary School. He’s suddenly started to realise the impact of recent government cuts.   #catteacher #catteachers
17/01/2019

Playground Duty

The pained face of Michelle. She is on playground duty. She’s looking into the staffroom to see the rest of the team capitalising on the box […]
17/01/2019

Maths Expert

This is Sue. She is listening to a maths expert telling her how to teach. Sue taught the maths expert. Now the maths expert is telling […]
17/01/2019

Staff Meeting

This is Pat. It was staff meeting time and seating position was vital. The front row was empty but there was just one space at the back. He was adamant that neither ‘chatty Becky’ nor ‘100 questions Gail’ was going to beat him to that spot.
17/01/2019

Moderation Night

Dave, 47. Year 5 Classteacher. It’s cluster moderation night & everyone is bringing 9 books with coloured post its to show which objectives their children have […]
17/01/2019

Are You a Cat or a Dog?

A shortened version of the original Latin phrase “Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero” meaning “seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.” Commonly used to justify spontaneous behaviour and to make the most out of today, because one doesn’t know if they’ll live to see tomorrow.
17/01/2019

Drama Teacher

Carl, 41. Drama teacher. Once appeared on Eastenders though prefers to talk about his ‘theatre days’. Uses the walk to school to compose haikus he then […]
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