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Every child still matters; Communities still need cohesion

  As most readers will know, until Michael Gove came along, government policy was to make schools more explicitly responsible for tackling a range of social issues under the two umbrella strategies of Every Child Matters and Community Cohesion. As a reminder, the five strands of Every Child Matters were: Be healthy; Stay safe; Enjoy … Continue reading

Tackling Homophobia: RE GCSE – Not just a matter of conscience.

  Towards the end of last week, I experienced a minor crisis during an intense coincidence of events that raised questions about the values we promote in my school and the extent to which we have control over that.  At the heart of the issue is our desire to adopt a strong position on equality … Continue reading

Teaching SRE to Year 8

Teaching Sex and Relationships Education to Year 8 is one of the joys of my job; I deliver the SRE programme to each Year 8 class on a carousel.  I love it because the students are so eager to engage, it allows me to delve into a wide range of peer group issues, prejudices and … Continue reading


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