Disclaimer

Disclaimer

General

This website is run by myself personally. The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer as a teacher, the Board of Trustees of the school I work at and/or serve for as the staff representative. No words, thoughts, or opinions are anyone elses but my own, even though these may be shaped or experienced through the school I work at. No names of children, colleagues, or schools have been made on this website.

Social Media

The associate social media accounts for this website can be found on Facebook and Twitter including posts, updates and likes are also subject to this disclaimer. Retweets and Shares remain the opinion of the original account, and are not to always similar to my own thoughts or ideas and instead should be seen as a way of providing a balanced point of view. More often than not however, I only retweet or share posts that align with my own views.

Images

The images used on this website are largely not my own. They have been obtained through Google Images, and where possible used those that have been labelled for public use. Many images are those that appear in news media and are sourced from the site relating to the article in question. Please advise me promptly if you own an image that I’ve used on this site and would like me to remove it.

Changes

In addition, my thoughts and opinions change from time to time I consider this a necessary consequence of having an open mind. This website is intended to provide a semi-permanent point in time snapshot and manifestation of the various current events in education, and as such any thoughts and opinions expressed within out-of-date posts may not the same, nor even similar, to those I may hold today. This disclaimer is subject to change at anytime without notification.

Privacy

Who we are

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Analytics

How long we retain your data

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What rights you have over your data

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Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.