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Teaching through the decades….

Posted November 29, 2011.

I began teaching in 1970. Do the sums and you will soon realise that I should be put out to pasture soon, if not sent to a taxidermist. I was educated in the UK and much to my parents chagrin I failed the 11+, as it was known in those days. My father didn’t recognise my existence for at least a month. I was a certainty for the local Grammar School, but on the day of the exam I was so nervous, I just mucked it up.

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from the head of middle school

Posted November 21, 2011.

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became an adult, I gave up childish ways (1 Corinthians 13 v 11)

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Small Business week at Clarendon

Posted November 14, 2011.

The 2011 Year 10 Commerce Small Business Week has drawn to another successful close, under a gloriously sunny Friday afternoon. During the week the 86 students studying Commerce in Year 10 planned, organised and ran a small-business activity.

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from the head of Senior School

Posted October 31, 2011.

I sit here in my office late on Friday evening, reflecting on the first week back in Term 4. Even although one is keen to head home, this can be the best time to write something such as this, as there are no interruptions – all I hear is the hum of the appliance that Tracey our cleaner is operating in the background.

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from the deputy principal

Posted October 5, 2011.

Visit to Clarendon by Professor Carol Dweck of Stanford University

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