OK, so what’s a desire path? A desire path (sometimes also referred to as a desire line) is an unplanned path created literally as a consequence of the repeated use over time by humans, animals or traffic. You’ll see them everywhere you look. On the school field it’s the daily shortcut pupils take straight across, […]
If you’ve found this post while looking for tips to write an engaging school newsletter, or for the perfect school newsletter template then perhaps you could look at things slightly differently and change the way your school communicates with parents/carers.
School photo day – don’t we all do our best to make sure our little darlings look neat for at least one day?
Clean shirt (maybe even a new one if you’re super-organised!). Lovely ironed uniform, hair brushed into submission, or tied up in a style that will manage to hold until after break, because somebody thought it would be a good idea to book the reception class in for their photos after they’d been running around outside in the mud!
We talk to a lot of schools, and a comment we hear over and over again is: “we haven’t got the time”. We hear you, we know that all schools are busy, and it really isn’t in our interest to burden you with yet ‘another thing to do!’
However, spending a few minutes on alternative thinking might help you make some big changes – and ultimately save you precious hours!
Schools are under constant pressure to perform – to get students through SATS, to meet Ofsted’s expectations – and to keep parents happy.
With so many balls to juggle, we’re sure the last thing you want to hear about is something else new – whether it’s changes to the curriculum or new software … it all takes up time you don’t have.