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Each week, Mr le Fleming and Mrs Kaura provide their reflections on a wide range of issues that affect education, the UK and the wider world. Click the button below to read through the library of articles.

The end and the beginning

There is an ancient symbol, found across the world from Norse mythology to Ancient Egypt, that depicts a circle formed by a snake eating its own tail. The symbol is known as Ouroboros and symbolises…

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How do we cope when we find ourselves teetering on the precipice between school years; one foot still in our old year before leaping into something new? Some students may feel a little nervous and…

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The start of the journey

It’s a dangerous business, going out of your door… you step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to. This wonderful line from Tolkien…

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Take a walk in my shoes

Cambridge Dictionary’s definition of the noun empathy is “the ability to share someone else’s feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person’s situation”

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The power of asking questions – and getting the wrong answer

How long does it take to sail around the world? And why did the wrong answer to this question have a profound effect on human history?

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