Views and observations from St Joseph's College's team of bloggers, including staff, students and the occasional special guest.
Much press coverage has been given over to the new GCSE grading system that will be introduced for Mathematics and English this summer. However, many people (including parents and employers) are still confused as to what they mean and why the change was needed in the first place.
School holidays provide a valuable time for teaching staff, allowing us to catch up, reenergise and refocus. Our recent professional development day with Jenny Mosley centred on positive ideas and initiative, creating a team-based and affirming ethos that extends throughout the school.