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Northern Rocks 2014 #NRocks

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Finally it was Saturday 7th June 2014, the date that a good proportion of my twitter timeline had been looking forward to. @Debrakidd and @emmaannhardy had organised a huge education conference in the North, Leeds to be precise and around 500 teachers were attending. The theme was ‘reclaiming pedagogy’ and there was a fabulous line up of guest speakers. It was to be the educational highlight of the year.

Carolyn (@Clyn40) and I set off on the train from Blackpool at 7 in the morning. We were incredibly tired after a week of 6 o’ clock starts but this trip was worth it we decided. As we approached Leeds the rain began to pour down. It was cats and dogs! We waited in line for a taxi with 6000 Women’s Institute members who had also descended on Leeds for a conference. They were a rowdy bunch it has to be…

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Author: cherrylkd

SLT, SLE, DSL, Assessment Lead, ITT NQT Mentor at an outstanding special school in Blackpool. MA in SEN/Inclusion. Writer for Bloomsbury.

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