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2013-06-02 23:03:36

PUPILS at Penketh High School in Warrington had a huge surprise in their leavers assembly as they witnessed a shot-by-shot recreation of the YouTube hit video ℠Gangnam Style´ starring their Head Teacher and subject teachers! (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Warrington based Penketh High School´s parody of Gangnam Style features over 50 teachers who have given up their own time before and after school to create the film as a celebration of the school´s success over the past twelve...

2012-09-20 23:02:26

Rediker Software, an educational technology software company, announced today the release of Teacher Evaluator. The web-based application optimized for the iPad® streamlines the evaluation process and helps schools comply with state standards and requirements. Hampden, MA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Rediker Software, an educational technology software company, announced today the release of Teacher Evaluator. The web-based application optimized for the iPad® streamlines the teacher...

2008-09-22 18:00:27

WOMEN and ethnic minorities are still under represented at head teacher level, a new report has found. In the past year, 32% of head teachers appointed in secondary schools were women, down from over 40% the year before, according to the 14th annual teacher recruitment survey. The survey, commissioned by the Association of School and College Leaders and the National Association of Head Teachers looks at the state of the labour market for senior staff in schools in England and Wales....

2008-07-10 03:00:26

By HANNAH TAYLOR Pupils and staff at a Torquay primary school are celebrating after receiving a double dose of 'outstanding' praise by inspectors. Ilsham Church of England Primary School has been classed as 'outstanding' by inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education. The news comes off the back of receiving the same accolade as an outstanding Christian school in a recent report by the National Society Statutory Inspection of Anglican Schools. Bishop of Plymouth Rt Rev John...

2008-07-09 00:00:26

By HANNAH TAYLOR Priory Primary School has been described as a "satisfactory and rapidly improving school" in its latest Ofsted report. Priory RC Primary School in St Marychurch, which has 172 pupils on roll, has been praised by inspectors: "From the very warm welcome of the school's administration staff through to the friendly approach of all staff, this is a school that exudes a fully caring approach to supporting its pupils and parents." The report said: "The school has taken great...

2008-06-25 12:03:03

AS A primary head teacher I feel the need to pass on my views regarding primary proms (Focus, June 21). Unlike parent Nuala Gormley, who feels that "starting secondary is really just moving in, " I believe that the transition from primary to secondary is an important one and parents shouldn't take it lightly, as my experience has alerted me to the fact that it can be very stressful for some pupils. To mark it with a prom, ideally outside of school grounds in a luxurious hotel, is a...

2008-06-19 09:00:53

By Chris Fay SOME of the region's best teachers have been recognised in this year's North-East Teaching Awards. More than 250 pupils, parents, governors and teachers cheered the ten winners at the awards last night, which were held at the Sage music centre, in Gateshead. Among them is Anna Wass, from Woodham Community Technology College, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, who received outstanding new teacher of the year. Miss Wass, 26, head of German, has only been teaching for two...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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