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Why predicting attainment fails – Confidence Intervals

How accurately can we set targets and predict performance of pupil’s exam attainment? At this time of year the pressure is on teachers and leaders in school to know exactly how their young people will perform in the GCSE exams that they are currently sitting. There is an expectation from leaders, governors and of course…


A Gift

“It was a gift to us,” she said. “And for him to be so confident and unafraid of death and to share it with other people was so touching.” Ben Breedlove’s Mum. Ben passed away shortly after making these videos. Is this classed as educational? Why are we still discussing filtering YouTube? An amazing resource.


Inside the mind of a young rioter #manchesterriots #londonriots

Like most of the UK (and beyond), I’ve spent the last 5 days watching with dismay as England has descended into widespread looting, arson & violence. It’s been a shocking example of just how thin the bubble of civilised society is and just how close we live to something akin to Lord Of The Flies….