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Steve’s Blog

Hello and welcome to my blog.

Here you will find my musings on attendance and behaviour in our education system.

An open letter to Tom Bennett – ‘cracking down on low level disruption’.

Dear Tom   Congratulations on your appointment as the government’s new behaviour…um….er….chap.   Since you don’t like the word ‘Tsar’ we’re going to need another word for you. ‘Guru’ appears in the title of your book but that moniker isn’t without its problems; since Cherie Blair hired

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Leading Inclusion

A friend of my daughter’s asked me for advice yesterday. She’s a primary teacher with her eye on a job that she’s seen advertised in another school. ‘Leader for Inclusion’ is the job title, with a TLR2 as bait. She’s popping over tomorrow to ‘pick my brain’.

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Wilshaw Slams Heads

Wilshaw to blame head teachers for poor behaviour According to the Sunday Times, Sir Michael Wilshaw will this week lay the blame for poor behaviour in our schools at the feet of head teachers. His forthcoming speech was reported yesterday under the headline ‘Ofsted Chief Slams Lax

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Life after Gove

So Michael Gove has been demoted to Chief Whip. Sack a bloke then make him responsible for party loyalty. Brilliant. What a shame the prime minister doesn’t behave so cleverly the rest of the time. A shiny new education secretary can do the red boxes until May

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Who do you think you are? Sherlock Holmes?

        I sometimes find myself imitating a range of well-known characters when I am working in schools. One of my regular pursuits is to sit at the back of classrooms and then give feedback to teachers. We discuss the nuts and bolts of behaviour

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Why should you hire me?

Here are some of the issues that I can help you sort: If the answers to any of the issues to the right is yes then get in touch – you have found the man you are looking for!

But you don't need to take it from me, have a look at my testimonials page.

If you have:

  • Some of your staff keep getting into unnecessary confrontations with pupils?
  • Some staff struggle to deal with social chatter?
  • Subject leaders who don’t take the lead on behaviour for learning
  • Head of house/year who are buried in the reactive and want to be proactive?

If you want to:

  • Improve attendance?
  • Improve behaviour?
  • Deliver SEAL whole school
  • Get help with the behaviour and safety SEF?
  • Have better behaviour and attendance data?
  • Get PLTS embedded?
  • Get pupil voice working?

And also:

Do you want the best whole staff behaviour CPD at an affordable cost?


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