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Dare to Dream: Recognising the Passion Within

In this post, I will share how we have determined what the passions are of each child.   With Lillie it was easy.  She spent every spare moment creating.   She was even happy to do so alone.  This was the girl who hated our quiet times each day growing up because she had to be…

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Around London in 8 Destinations: The Actual Day

Warning!!  Ultra, ultra looooong post coming up with over 60 photos.  Apologies (but it was such a good day, I couldn't resist 🙂  ) The morning eventually arrived.  We were all experiencing a mixture of anxiety and exhilaration.  I had spent a night worrying whether I was pushing the chicks out of the nest too…

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Around London in 8 Destinations: Planning Session Two

As part of their summer challenge, the three older children would need to plan, prepare an itinerary for and execute a whole day in London by themselves.  They would be required to visit 8 Victorian land sites, taking their photo outside each one.  Their smaller challenges to be completed during the four weeks of summer…

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Around London in Eight Destinations: Planning Session One

Things were about to get interesting.  As part of their summer challenge, the three older children would need to plan, prepare an itinerary for and execute a whole day in London by themselves.  They would be required to visit 8 Victorian land sites, taking their photo outside each one.  Their smaller challenges to be completed…

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Implementing Gatto’s Guerrilla Curriculum: Part three

Here's my final post on Gatto's Guerrilla Curriculum and ideas I have for implementing it. Just as a reminder, Gatto believes every child’s learning experience should include (I have crossed out the items previously discussed in last weeks' post): Substantial community service Apprenticeships Parent Partnerships on school time Team projects (gardens, cross-age tutoring, talent shows,…

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Interview with L13

How have you felt about this year? It has been fun, relaxing, stress free, easy but exhausting; I would say, for me, pretty much one of the best years of school so far What have you learnt about yourself this year? If I can put my mind to drawing I can produce some pretty good…

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