This is most helpful.
I raised this through my HoD last year, who took it to SMT, but the HoD was leaving so it got parked. We now have a new HoD who is currently overwhelmed with new teaching methods, SoWs etc. but when things settle down in a week or two I will resurrect this and...
Has anyone applied for the Technical Champions quality mark?
If so, what do the school get for the money?
I'm trying to convince my school to apply but they want to know what they get for the money.
Is it just the use of the logo (if successful)?
PART TIME BIOLOGY TECHNICIAN Salary band £10,352 per annum
Hours of work, 22 hours and 30 minutes per week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) during term time (36.2 weeks per year - 32.2 weeks term time and 4.4 weeks during the school holiday period).
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and...
I like it.
It does take a while to set up all the templates, but once that's done the teachers just have to select the practical they want and drop it onto their lesson. Quick and easy for them, and you don't get lots of requests for what is actually the same practical but with different titles...
Before the summer holidays I blitz all the labs, making sure they have enough of the right equipment, replacing anything broken or damaged.
Empty and clean all the gratnell trays at the same time.
Clean fume cupboards - as the teachers always do messy 'fun' practicals such as cannon fire at the...
We have received two as freebies with orders or from reps over the years.
One turns itself off after about 30 seconds.
The other keeps going until turned off.
It all depends on what you need them for, and whether pupils (or teachers) can be trusted to turn them off when finished!
Found some ancient Wilton food colouring paste at the back of a cupboard at home - a quality concentrated paste that you only need the tiniest amount to colour a whole cake. Before I threw the out-of-date box away, containing 8 colours, thought I would give chromatography a try. I put half a...
I struggled to find a range of food colourings that worked, and we do chromatography in Y7, Y8 and again in Y9, and I wanted them to all be different.
So I use black felt-tipped pens of different brands with water as the solvent for Y7, coloured biro pens with ethanol as the solvent for Y8, and...