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In case of a global pandemic, break glass

Elizabeth Feltoe | 12th June 2020

Sam Hankin, Head of Computing at The Priory School in Hitchin, tells Phase how the school has adapted to home learning for studentsTwo weeks before Boris Johnson announced UK schools were to close indefinitely The Priory School had already begun to prepare for the worst-case scenario, along with pretty much every school across the country. We had p

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Wellbeing challenge - word of the day

Helen Bainbridge | 27th April 2018

Velitation. Frugivorous. Grok. Panchreston. Neatnik. Just a few of the new words the team have come across this month. Don't test us what they mean, though! It's been good fun finding out new (and often pretty obscure) words to add to our vocabulary, even if we've only remembered a couple. But what does that have to do with wellbeing? There's actu

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Grey Matter

Kieran Murphy | 13th April 2018

Everyday is a school day so they say! But what have you learnt today and are you someone that looks for opportunities to learn, grow and develop? I have always enjoyed learning but not always in the most conventional ways. As a person I much prefer to give it a go and then ask questions. As you can imagine this has resulted in one or two epic fail

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Out with the old, in with the new

Kieran Murphy | 5th January 2018

Happy New Year! 2018 is here and there are many things to look forward to over the next 12 months, here are just a few: Commonwealth Games Fifa world cup (perhaps England will make it out of the groups stages!) The Royal Wedding (awaiting my invite) Avengers: Infinity War The Great British Bake Off (I'm told this is very popular) 1.5 days of good

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The need to read

Kieran Murphy | 22nd December 2017

I was a late comer to reading, as a child I would rather run around, climb, watch a film, pretty much do anything other than read. It was during my year of travel that I found the joy of reading. Once I was away from the general distractions of life, I was faced with more time than I had ever had and not much to fill it. Enter a book given to me b

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How well do you know the Bible?

Helen Bainbridge | 7th September 2017

Perhaps you've read the Bible from cover to cover, maybe you have a quiet time every day - or maybe you've never so much as opened the Bible before. It might be that you believe that every word of the Bible is direct from the mouth of God, or don't believe a word of it - or anything in between. We know that it can be hard to stay disciplined with

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