A week in my shoes 24th-28th February 2014

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It’s Friday. Your week?

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Weekend having some family time and getting ready for the next half term ahead.

ORRsome night hosting SLTchat with @Ofstednews. Great discussion and such a fast pace.

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Time for hugs.

https://highheelsandhighnotes.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/its-monday-free-hugs-all-round/

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Resources committee meeting – ORRsome result.

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Meet the governors – each class has adopted a governor and they met with staff to chat over tea, coffee, cakes and scones followed by a tour of classroom and school. Lovely evening had by all.

ORRsome blog posts from the week that was – THE OFSTED blogs!

https://highheelsandhighnotes.wordpress.com/2014/02/26/orrsome-blog-posts-from-the-week-that-was-week-8/

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Busy day sorting lots of things including great meeting with whole lunchtime team to share ideas about shaping the vision for lunchtimes.

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And now it’s Friday all over again.

Final rehearsal for weekend concert.

Have an ORRsome weekend.

ORRsome blog posts from the week that was. Week 8

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It has been an interesting week of discussion around lesson observations, grading of lesson observations and what schools should do to prepare for OFSTED with regard to teaching and learning.

THE OFSTED posts!

Teacher Toolkit
http://teachertoolkit.me/2014/02/18/an-edu-blogger-mandate-for-ofstednews-by-teachertoolkit/

David Didau
http://www.learningspy.co.uk/blogging/learned-visit-ofsted/

Tom Sherrington
http://headguruteacher.com/2014/02/20/meeting-ofsted/

http://headguruteacher.com/2014/02/22/keeping-up-with-ofsteds-goalposts-what-slts-should-do/

Tom Bennett Meet the Fockers
http://community.tes.co.uk/tom_bennett/b/weblog/archive/2014/02/19/meet-the-fockers-ofsted-talks-to-the-bloggers.aspx#.UwTW-xD1SFQ.twitter

Chris Hildrew – defying gravity
http://chrishildrew.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/fiyero-and-the-scarecrow-defying-gravity/

Keven Bartle – scared crows
http://dailygenius.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/scared-crows-in-the-panopticon/

AND DEFINITELY NOT FORGETTING THE PRIMARY HEAD PERSPECTIVE!!!!

Bill Lord
http://lordlit.com/2014/02/20/blimey-where-did-that-come-from/

@Ofstednews joined in this week’s OFSTED ‘SPECIAL’ #SLTchat and Michael Cladingbowl tuning in too.

Sunday’s #SLTchat storify of the OFSTED special.
http://storify.com/SLTchat/sltchat-23-02-14-hosted-by-ofstednews-and-rachelo?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=sfy.co-twitter&utm_campaign=&awesm=sfy.co_fcP9&utm_content=storify-pingback

OFSTED documents
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/filedownloading/?file=documents/inspection–forms-and-guides/s/Schools%20inspection%20policy%20FAQs.doc&refer=0

http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/resources/why-do-ofsted-inspectors-observe-individual-lessons-and-how-do-they-evaluate-teaching-schools