Miss, are you a lesbian?

Miss, are you a lesbian?

This month is LGBT History Month in UK schools. I am an out teacher,  and as it happens, no, I am not a lesbian – I’m bisexual. (although it’s tricky sometimes to say the B word in front of 30+ teenagers – it has the word SEX in, and can lead a...
Whose book is it anyway?

Whose book is it anyway?

A mainstream memory. The year 10 books have gone missing.I taught a double research lesson with no books.How has this happened?Someone at the top of the hierarchy decided that new books were needed. New shiny books where no doodling or multi-coloured pens are allowed....
As Subjects We Stand Together

As Subjects We Stand Together

“Elevating some disciplines over others only reinforces outmoded assumptions of industrialism and offends the principle of diversity.”[1] In addition, dividing subjects rigidly in education is impractical and unrealistic. In our day-to-day lives we do not function in...

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