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Introducing Pran Patel

We hope to share some background info about our sessions leads to whet your appetite ready for February. Pran Patel (All through) or MrPatelsAwesome worked recently as an Assistant Principal. He is a self-professed, outward-facing leader. What is your 6 word manifesto? Teachers’ duty is to their pupils Thinking Lecture Whatever phase you teach, I fundamentally believe you…
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November 6, 2018 0

Introducing Graham Walton

We hope to share some background info about our sessions leads to whet your appetite ready for February. Graham Walton (All through) or mr_g_walton, is Head of mathematics at a fully comprehensive school in the white working class north Midlands. What is your 6 word manifesto? Positivity in the face of gloom Thinking Lecture How layering procedural and conceptual…
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November 6, 2018 0

Waiting list open

The response to tickets has been amazing. With months to go we are SOLD OUT and this morning we enabled the waiting list. (Thank you for the prompts). This year we not managing refunds and we recognise that people’s schedules are always changing. As soon as a ticket becomes available, you will be contacted automatically with…
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October 25, 2018 0

Is it true – Drew Povey at #Srocks19

Earlier in the week Miss James, a #srocks19 first-time-attender, had posted Dare I get tickets and go to #srocks19 on my loansome?! — Miss James (@MissJames_Y6) October 3, 2018 Only to be flooded with positive responses and offers of support. Nestled in amongst them was this support reply from Drew. Well…I’m going too Miss. Sometimes…
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October 6, 2018 0

Seeds of Southern Rocks

I was thrilled when David Rogers agreed to come and work at Hindhead Campus. We had meet at a Microsoft teachers event some fifteen years earlier and somehow managed to stay in touch via social media, local Teachmeet type events and the occasional chance encounter at our local zoo. I kid you not. In the…
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September 23, 2018 0

First surprise

Srocks does do raffles. We do “Golden Tickets. – David Rogers Last year, David and I were so so fortunate, we received, quite literally, a stack of books and whole bunch of other stuff teachers love. That said, we unashamedly asked for everything and anything. Numerous emails, tweets and phone calls plending zero budget (not…
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September 19, 2018 0

Email your PD lead

We are really excited about your pending visit to Hindhead Campus, Surrey. We know from delegate feedback, how influential #srocks18 was for many attendees last year. We also know how busy teachers are. If you are choosing to spend your Saturday with us, we believe we have a responsibility for making it as easy as possible…
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September 13, 2018 0

Nearly there

So, we are almost there with the website “Teaching Rocks.” Why “Teaching Rocks” and not Southern Rocks? Well, if you join us, or you think that your area of the country deserves an teaching rocks event, then there will be a website for you to use. We are thinking ahead. The website will continue to be…
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September 10, 2018 0