Hi, we use Google sheets.
I have a sheet for each teacher. About once a day I go through them (CTRL+SHIFT+Page Down) and write anything new on little post-its which we stick on our board - that's how we keep track of what's to go out and come back in during the day. As I do this, I fill the...
Reviewing/updating - so long as the one you've currently got is otherwise OK - usually just means checking that nobody who has left is responsible for anything and that major changes within the dept (such as different rooms being used) don't make bits of it all wrong. You could identify...
We've had food colouring that decolourised and a few that were prone to foaming. Currently using powdered food colourings and they've been much better (not so greasy as the little bottles of liquid from the supermarket either).
We use https://www.betterequipped.co.uk/chromatography-paper-grade-1-roll-100mm-x-100m-1038 (the roll isn't shaped like in the photo) and it last for ages. It's so easy to cut with a rotary guillotine.
Our schemes of work have been overhauled over the last 18months and I'm now getting requests that have clearly been copy/pasted from the SoW. A few of them are so cryptic that I've had to ask "What exactly do you want?" usually to be met with "I don't know, it's in the SoW, I thought you'd know".
The handbook at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/asymptomatic-testing-in-schools-and-colleges seems to be a pretty good guide to how it should work. Any Head asking for test tubes and lab coats clearly doesn't know what's expected.
Thanks Paul. Those first two are the two we currently use that are almost indistinguishable. It's frustrating that they quote spring constants for these but not the third! Rough calc based on their slightly odd numbers does suggest they would be a decent option for a second spring.