Growth Mindset

After 20 years teaching, Ms Smith felt it was time to update herself on new educational ideas. Hmmmm! “Growth Mindset is really rather fun”, she thought. […]

Academy Freedoms

After her maintained school joined the Multi Academy Trust, Headteacher Mrs Thomas and her Deputy were left wondering: Are the extra Academy freedoms they now had, […]

Dual Coding

Mr Tibbles liked to keep up with all the latest teaching trends. He was finding “dual coding” very helpful in finding his next meal.


After Winchester, Oxbridge, and 5 weeks’ TeachFirst training, Robert was fully prepared to spend 2 years teaching lower class poor children; before joining the family business […]

Email Bans

Headteacher Josephine has introduced a new policy of banning emails at weekends. But surely staff don’t mind a few from the headteacher on a quiet Sunday!

#Catteachers Card Requests

We have made some free “Thank You” cards that you can download here. We are now ready to make some more free cards for YOU. Let […]

First Class Hypocrisy

The Department for Education has spent £500,000 on first class travel, “to avoid attention from the public“. Due to lack of attention from the public, Headteacher […]

No Job or Prospects

This is Shane. Shane left school a year ago. He has no job and no prospects. His teachers told him they didn’t believe it was their […]

Mental Happiness

The DfE announced that new teachers will be given mental health training. This will “make clear schools’ responsibilities to protect children’s mental well-being”. Teacher Mr Thomas […]