Short skirts can’t give consent can they? 

Many would have seen the sky news reporter saying that drunk girls who wear short skirts should take some responsibly for sex attacks. My head, as was many other fantastic tweeters, was spinning. I thought we had moved past this victim blaming. And then a female co presenter ( I think she presents the weather) […]

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Self harming students #safeguarding #WeeklyBlogChallenge17

Teaching and supporting a student who self harms can be tough. ****** joined my school when she was in the sixth form. Intelligent and talented she was a hardworking student. She joined, disclosing issues and accessing support through CAMH although her previous school only highlighted concerns with her attendance record. At the end of the […]

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My family trip to Marrakesh was a great life lesson #WeeklyBlogChallenge17

My family trip to Marrakesh was a great life lesson for my children ( and me). They sometimes forget how lucky they are. To start with there is no compulsory education yet most children go. I couldn’t work out what age they stayed in education though. But there is no attendance record and missing children […]

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