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Innovation is a gradual process

  14th September 2020

When the success of Ravens Wood school led to an exodus of staff for more senior positions elsewhere, the school’s leadership found itself adopting a novel approach to cope with inexperience among the remaining teachers.

Matt Ridley has for a

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In memory of Professor Peter Matthews OBE, 1944-2020

  8th September 2020

We were saddened to learn of the passing of our esteemed colleague Professor Peter Matthews OBE on September 1, following a brief illness. Our thoughts are with his wife and two daughters, their families and friends. 

Peter was an inspirational

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Our best-laid plans are put to the test

  7th September 2020

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It is now just over eight months since China reported the appearance of a ‘mysterious flu’ which came to be known as Covid 19. Two months later, all of the countries we report upon, with the exception of Sweden, closed

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For a sense of perspective, look at the big picture

  28th August 2020

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If you’re still wondering what on earth happened last term, you can rest assured you are not alone. Over the next few weeks, if you’re not there already, you will be returning to a situation that will seem just as

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An opportunity to relax, and evaluate

  31st July 2020

The summer break has arrived, and with it some breathing space. This is the ideal time to sit back and evaluate the past few extraordinary months before we plunge back into it, headfirst. 

Now everyone is finished for the summer,

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Summer break gives us room to breathe

  23rd July 2020

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The holidays are upon most of us and before long we’ll all be given a chance to relax. This year more than ever, we need this period for reflection and preparation.

Term is almost over for each of the collaborative

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