Category Archives: teaching

E-Safety Week – Safety Resources

No Budget? No Problem? As with our new Ofsted frameworks and endless logs of data that we have to include. I know that it’s not always easy for schools to make sure that they have logs of particular incidents. In … Continue reading

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Teaching Stress–How do we cope?

I have always loved teaching and I will say that there isn’t a better profession to get into. It has great holidays, you build relationships with students that will last a life time and you learn something different every day. … Continue reading

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VTA Summit Day 1

Due to making the top 10 of the Global Teacher Prize, I was invited to attend the Varkey Teacher Amabassadors Leadership Summit. It was hosted at the GEMS National Academy in Dubai. We started off our day with a warm … Continue reading

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10th Day of Christmas–Behaviour Management Tips

Happy 10th Day of Christmas!!! For today’s tips, I thought it would be good to give trainee teachers some tips for behaviour management. If you are thinking or are a teacher, some of these tips might be useful for getting … Continue reading

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9th Day of Christmas–Data Representation–Videos for Computer Science OCR 1-9

I like to help out computer science teachers and students. My students have finished studying Data Representation and as a revision tool, I have recorded all of my lessons into lessons under 15 minutes. It’s got some of the tips … Continue reading

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8th Day of Christmas– Python Programming videos for OCR Computer Science Curriculum

Today’s tip was prepared yesterday ready for the new year. I have produced two videos which work with the OCR GCSE Computing Syllabus. I have uploaded them separately below. The first video shows students how to do basic string manipulation … Continue reading

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