For some the end of an era

Unusually it’s been a day of goodbyes. In some cases, those goodbyes have been in absentium, in some cases they have been virtual and, in most cases, they have been in the flesh, with tears and all. Usually we experience these days much later in the year, but the post COVID assessment and examination grading […]

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Tweet of the day

We are rattling towards another half term break. This has been an incredibly intense period for us all working in schools and college; staff and pupils and students alike. When that half term break comes it will be well earned and I implore you now to think carefully about what you are going to do. […]

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Local students in the fight against Covid

A group of students from Thomas Rotherham College have been gaining valuable work experience at the Rotherham Covid Vaccination Centre, located at the Rotherham Leisure Complex, whilst helping the local community in the fight against Covid.    The students are all studying BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care, so when the opportunity was presented to them by the College’s Work Placement Team, they jumped at […]

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Reflection and celebration

Sometimes I use these blogs as an opportunity to have a serious look at local, national or even global events. Sometimes I use these blogs to be frivolous and even foolish. Today I feel it is absolutely appropriate to recognise that many of our friends and colleagues will be celebrating Eid ul-Fitr. To all of […]

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Springtime – really?

I don’t know about you but it’s felt all a little strange towards the back end of this May day week. We are at that time of year when there is so much to do (and maybe more this year than any other year) and with there being a four-day working week we end up […]

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