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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.

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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Minding our P’s and Q’s

Minding our P’s and Q’s I was brought up to be unfailingly polite by parents who were concerned that I should be a gentleman. Perhaps I should say ‘dragged up’ as this was Dagenham, a bleak smear of 1960’s east London greyness, in which I learned some

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Educating Yorkshire

It has been fun watching my former colleague Jonny Mitchell become something of a national hero on the TV in recent weeks.  I worked with Jonny when he was an assistant head teacher at Airedale High School several years ago and I was a local authority officer.

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Courses this November

B&A Education is running two courses  in November 2013 and each is taking place in two venues: Warrington and Barnsley. The first is a course for senior leaders in primary and secondary schools entitled ‘Securing Good and Outstanding Behaviour and Safety’.  This course is aimed at assistant

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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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