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It's My Way or the Highway

Tuesday April 26, 2016

Special School head and new Associate Jarlath O'Brien tackles the 'no excuses' approach to behaviour. Does treating all children the same way represent a fair and rigorous method of discipline? Or does punishment for non-compliance ignore the complexity of the task at hand?

The View From the Special School Part Two

Tuesday June 10, 2014

Twelve months ago I felt compelled to write a blog about the frustrations I was feeling regarding GCSE exams and children in special and alternative provision. For those who read my ‘annual blog’ I was attempting to express my feeling of despair about how the children at my school are put through worrying levels of pressure to sit exams. Well, it’s happening again!

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