“You’re mad.” “On a Saturday?” Another one of those Fridays where I mentioned that I was getting up early to drive and watch an inspirational lecture. This was last year: https://lenabellina.wordpress.com/2016/11/06/it-can-be-done-inspiration-from-karin-chenoweth/ The songs on radio 1 that inspired me on my drive yesterday included this: https://youtu.be/CevxZvSJLk8 This: https://youtu.be/I-VsisgVkHw And this: https://youtu.be/qN4ooNx77u0 Just by Loch Lomond … Continue reading On a Saturday? You’re Mad.
My assembly from this Friday to my S3 and S4 pupils. RESPECT | FAIRNESS | ACHIEVEMENT | HAPPINESS Today we are going consider the second of our school values, that of Fairness. I often hear people declaring that “it’s not fair” when they are disappointed or frustrated or feeling resentful about something that has happened. … Continue reading Fairness
Last night I took part in a fantastic pastoral chat session with Jill Berry via UKPastoral Chat. We were debating various matters pastoral, both in relation to pupils and staff. I said that I feel that a different model of pastoral support and staff training is needed, if we are to move forward in terms … Continue reading Pastoral Care
I have been wanting to write this post for a long time. I have a rough sense of what I want to say and I have tried, several times, to start to formulate it but I have failed. Here, then, some unformulated Ideas. Last year I did the Scottish Into Headship course with the view … Continue reading What are we about?