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Leading Maths: The essential guide for new and aspiring maths leaders
The essential guide for new and aspiring maths leaders by Peter Mattock 📚📐 This book offers practical guidance and advice on how to approach maths leadership and explores the challenges and rewards that come with this unique role. Offering a fresh perspective and practical strategies for maths teachers and leaders at any level, Leading Mathsexplores how to make the most of a maths leadership role and manage the daily pressures and demands that come with it. Backed up by specific examples from fifteen years of experience leading maths, Peter Mattock goes on to examine the more long-term, strategic view of maths leadership, including how leaders can work with their teams to develop high quality mathematics teaching and learning for all pupils.
the working classroom how to make school work for working - class students by matt brony and andy griffin
The Working Classroom: How to make school work for working-class students
📚 Offers practical strategies and tools to help secondary schools address the needs of working-class students, including by building cultural capital and designing more engaging learning. The Working Classroom examines how and why we must seek systemic changes. It focuses on actions within the control of teachers and school leaders which will ensure that we create a socially just education system – one that builds on the rich heritage of the working class, rather than seeing their background as a weakness. The book offers practical ways for students and families to build on the best of working-class culture, whilst also empowering teachers, students and parents to change the system.
Learn how to 'deplastify your life' with this handy PDF by www.learningfundamentals.com featured in Dr David Dixon's new title 'Leadership for Sustainability' Plastic Free Life, Plastic Free July, Plastic Free Living, Zero Waste Living, Zero Waste Lifestyle, Plastic Pollution, Mind Map, Green Life, Save Earth
Plastic detox: Deplastify your life
Learn how to 'deplastify your life' with this handy PDF by www.learningfundamentals.com featured in Dr David Dixon's new title 'Leadership for Sustainability'
creative thinking in schools a leader's playbook by bill lucas, susan james and kathy miller
Creative Thinking in Schools A Leadership Playbook
Written by an internationally renowned team of thought-leaders, researchers, writers and facilitators, Creative Thinking in Schools: A Leadership Playbook is a practical and interactive guide that draws together understanding about school leadership with a deep experience of cultivating creative thinking in all aspects of school life and promoting creative learning habits in the classroom.
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Changing Perceptions: Deciphering the language of behaviour by Graham Chatterley
This timely book moves the dial on the perception of challenging behaviour in schools. De-escalation is important but it is only part of the process: if we really want to change behaviour, we have to understand it.
the mindful teacher's handbook how to step out of business and find peace
The Mindful Teacher's Handbook: How to step out of busyness and find peace by Kamalagita Hughes
Written by Kamalagita Hughes, The Mindful Teacher’s Handbook: How to step out of busyness and find peace is a practical guide to mindfulness that will empower teachers and school staff to take better care of their well-being and find calm in the day-to-day hustle and bustle of the school setting.
Drawing on the winning formula of her Tiny Voice Talks podcasts, Toria Bono has compiled a great resource full of top tips and actionable advice from a range of tiny voices across the educational spectrum. The assembled voices speak on a broad range of topics relating to education and learner development – from mentoring, metacognitive skills and period education, to trauma-informed practice, nurturing curious learners and finding flow in the classroom. Period Education, Teaching Skills, Gender Studies, Engineering Technology, Things Happen
Tiny Voices Talk: Education, Engagement, Empowerment by Toria Bono
Drawing on the winning formula of her Tiny Voice Talks podcasts, Toria Bono has compiled a great resource full of top tips and actionable advice from a range of tiny voices across the educational spectrum. The assembled voices speak on a broad range of topics relating to education and learner development – from mentoring, metacognitive skills and period education, to trauma-informed practice, nurturing curious learners and finding flow in the classroom.
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𝐴 𝐶𝑢𝑟𝑖𝑜𝑢𝑠 𝐶𝑢𝑟𝑟𝑖𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑢𝑚 by Mick Waters & Claire Banks
Shares insightful and practical details of the transformational steps that a school can take towards designing and delivering a rich, rigorous and wide-ranging curriculum.
the book cover for 40 ways to diversy the history curriculum by ellena stevens
40 Ways to Diversify the History Curriculum: A practical handbook by Elena Stevens
Highlighting the lived experiences of women, the working classes, and BAME and LGBTQ+ communities in particular, 40 Ways to Diversify the History Curriculum draws upon a wide range of personal stories to illustrate significant historical moments and shed new light on topics that have traditionally been taught through narrower lenses. The book serves as a resource bank for teachers wishing to enliven and diversify history lessons at Key Stages 2–3, GCSE, A level and beyond.
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Hanes Ysgol Bancyfelin 1872–2022 A History of Bancyfelin School 1872–2022 by Trefina Jones
A fascinating insight into the life and history of a traditional rural Welsh village school over the last 150 years. A History of Bancyfelin School 1872–2022 is a carefully curated bilingual compilation of wonderful memories and photographs of the staff and pupils taken over the years. A well-researched and illustrated book documenting the enormous impact a quiet country village school had on the surrounding rural community.
A practical guidebook that provides primary school teachers and leaders with the know-how and confidence to embed more movement-based approaches in their teaching and learning.

How to Move & Learn: An evidence-based guide to embedding physically active learning in your school is a practical guidebook that provides primary school teachers and leaders with the know-how and confidence to embed more movement-based approaches in their teaching and learning. Physically Active, Teacher Education, World Of Books, Learning Process, Teacher Help, Teacher Training
How to Move & Learn by Bryn Llewellyn , Ian Holmes and Richard Allman
The Trojan Horse affair sent shock waves across England’s education system in 2014. The affair centred around an anonymous letter that contained instructions on how to take over schools with a majority Muslim population by influencing their governing bodies and undermining head teachers. The authenticity of the letter remains hotly disputed, yet its publication generated huge turbulence – not only in Birmingham’s schools and communities, but also in both Parliament and the national news. Leadership, Birmingham, Education, Horses, Education Leadership, Trojan Horse, Educational Leadership, What Really Happened
The Birmingham Book By: Colin Diamond, CBE
Edited by Colin Diamond, The Birmingham Book shines a spotlight on what really happened during the Trojan Horse affair, and shares informed insights into how its exposure made Birmingham’s schools (and the nation’s) better and safer.
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Bringing Forth the Bard: A guide to teaching Shakespeare in the English classroom
Written by Zoe Enser, Bringing Forth the Bard: A guide to teaching Shakespeare in the English classroom links together the golden threads which run through Shakespeare’s work and highlights how teachers can best explore these with students.
Written by Chris Dyson, Parklands: A school built on love is a heartwarming account of Parklands School’s transformative journey towards becoming a safe, loving environment in which all of its learners can thrive.

If anything can bind together nearly 400 pupils and 100 school staff in challenging circumstances, it’s love. And love is in plentiful supply at Parklands. School Building, Extra Curricular, Medieval History
Parklands: A school built on love
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Imperfect Leadership in Action A practical book for school leaders who know they don’t know it all
Written by Steve Munby and Marie-Claire Bretherton, Imperfect Leadership in Action: A practical book for school leaders who know they don’t know it all is designed to help leaders pursue imperfect leadership as something to be celebrated and as a foundation for success.