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Return to Brenzett

Our Director Mark Lehain has written this trip report...Last week I had the pleasure of a…
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​Developing a Team Culture in Schools

The author Michaela Khatib is an original proposer and Executive Head of Cobham Free School,…
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​Primary languages: the problem and the way forward

Ian Bauckham has written this excellent blog for us... I was asked recently to contribute to…
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The Joy of Flex: recruiting and retaining teachers for the future

Michelle Thomason (@mikithomason) has written this excellent blog for us...Not many…
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Return to Queen Elizabeth's Academy

I first visited Queen Elizabeth Academy earlier in the year, and left inspired by Helen…
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A plea for politeness

Back in March I wrote on this site about school shaming, and sadly it is a topic that I feel…
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Curriculum, critical theory and conversation: Why the right don’t need to dominate the discussion

Aurora Reid (@MsReidRE on Twitter) has written this wonderful blog for us...The following is…
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Open Letter Regarding Exclusions

The issue of exclusions in schools is important and rightly up for discussion, but some recent…
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My Experience of Smartphones in Schools

Luke St Clair, who has recently been with us on work experience, shares his thoughts and…
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Why I'm a Fan of the New ELGs

Chris Wilkins, executive headteacher at The St Ninian Catholic Federation in Carlisle, has…
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Alex Wynter: The publicity on the new GCSEs could hardly have been worse

Alex Wynter, a parent of a 16-year-old and supporter of PTE, has written this blog for us:The…
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Trip Report: Queen Elizabeth's Academy, Mansfield

At PTE we like to visit schools up and down the country. We feel it’s important to get a feel…
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