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Headsmart.......Reflections of a Headteacher

❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞
~Frank Smith~

Today we had a head’s partnership meeting and we began discussing the new curriculum.  Most of us agreed that actually, when we had really looked at it and understood what the teachers were being asked to do, it wasn’t too bad!  In fact, the new curriculum, depending on how the schools implement it, will be exciting, rich and varied!

It is an ideal opportunity to really engage the children and make their learning real, vivid and engaging.  For instance, in Geography, one of the changes that I have been discussing with staff is getting the children to really learn about the world.  Each year, starting from year 3, the children will learn about a different continent; learning about its countries, major cities and key features.  I remember from my elementary school…

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