Everyone has a favourite

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We all have favourites don’t we? From our favourite seat on the bus to our favourite teacher at school. Having favourites makes me, us happy. We know where we are when we sit on that seat or enter that Teacher’s lesson. We know what to expect. After my first month in my new job I …
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Fast Track Recap By Ollie Frith

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Framing the Pivotal Curriculum Fast Track as “0 to brilliant in 1 week” actually didn’t do the 24 committed and enthusiastic Instructors we had last week any justice.  In fact they were already incredible.  They didn’t start at zero but by the end of the exhausting yet fabulous week they certainly all were brilliant.  One …
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The Life of an Apprentice

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From having a timetable to having a task list, each day is different. No more are the days of sitting behind a desk listening to teachers. Whilst still sitting in the same position I am now supporting the teachers. My first six months at Pivotal have consisted of multiple different jobs including: #HOTCHOCFRI a new …
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My Pivotal Journey So Far….

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My Pivotal Journey So Far ( Jo Cunningham ) Happy New year! Being the newest member of the Pivotal team (although I am soon to be demoted from this role), I have just come to terms with how fast paced the environment is in the Pivotal Office. Having the much needed break over the festive …
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In Pursuit of Happiness: Hygge

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A fantastic opportunity is presented to find out what the happiest country can teach us in the UK and more specifically this trip is about understanding what there is in their culture that can be used to enhance the educational experience of our young people. So I am now in Copenhagen in December in pursuit …
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The Pivotal Bottle Flip

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Manage behaviour with flair How to make marginal gains in behaviour There are expert teachers in every school who appear just to be following the policy on behaviour. Behind the scenes however they are chasing the marginal gains that give them the edge, even with the trickiest children. What are the marginal gains that the …
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