Rant about Micky G

I have had cause many times over the past months to gasp in shocked awe at our Education Secretary’s offensive asseverations when talking about his enemies. From describing senior head-teachers and educational experts who oppose his views as ‘the blob’, to lashing out at the Lib Dems branding them ‘pathetic’, Gove’s rhetoric often seems more … Continue reading Rant about Micky G

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Why the mum in me supports the baseline assessment

While the new curriculum undoubtedly presents both challenges and opportunities, as a parent, one of the changes that most interests me is the abandonment of the old NC levels and the new baseline assessment for Reception children. When I was pregnant with my son I remember being utterly astonished by the number of people who … Continue reading Why the mum in me supports the baseline assessment