Tag Archives: DfE

2014: Top 5 blogs.

These are the posts of mine that got the most views in 2014. Thank you to everyone who read, shared and commented. 1. Ofsted – carrying on regardless May 2014 In which I wrote about the traumatic Ofsted experience of my job … Continue reading

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British Values and Character: “You will be judged on this.”

Last month the DfE released (non statutory) guidelines for schools , for the somewhat thorny issue of the ‘British Values’ that we are now required to nurture in our schools. Having read the document, I must stress that I think … Continue reading

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Are Rumours of the Death of NC Levels Exaggerated?

It has been over six weeks since I first saw this: “God. DAMN. Levels are toast. They ‘will not be replaced.”’ Late one night in June, Tom Bennett was broadcasting this news all over Twitter as loudly as he possibly … Continue reading

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