Mike visited us at Wymondham High Academy in September 2013 for a whole staff training day. One of the approaches he introduced was the ‘Magenta Principles’. Creating a piece of drama, based around the image of onion layers, to represent the effect of erosion on rocks is the abiding memory I have: a sun-drunk wanderer in the desert; the sun dancing on stage; staff representing flakes of rock shimmying on stage… The ‘Magenta Principles’ are […]
Making displays work harder has been on my mind. How can we best use displays to record and showcase learning journeys? Living displays As you can see from the image above, the display is not one of outcomes. Instead it shows the early part of a learning journey taken by a lower set Yr10 as they began a Shakespeare unit on ‘Othello’.