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The Brick In The Wall

Aimed at parents, teachers, support staff and more. The BĀ®ick In The Wall Podcast brings you lighthearted education news and views plus a lot more! With live studio guests and the infamous Confessional, tune in each week to get the latest episodes. New episodes released every Tuesday. Don't forget to follow us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts so you don't miss out!


S3E9: The Wind of Change with Sir David Carter takes a look at the success of academy trusts. 43:25 05/02/2021
S3E8: Easter Special with Dame Alison Peacock - Reconnection, Re-ignition and Resilience 39:23 04/04/2021
S3E7: Vocation, Speeches and Fire Alarms takes a look at the importance of vocational qualifications within the curriculum 51:27 03/27/2021
S3E6: The Shifting Sands of Leadership with Dr. David Sands takes a look at climate change education, university in lockdown and leadership 44:33 03/20/2021
S3E5: The Reconnect Effect takes a look at the need to focus on reconnection and not catch-up. 44:26 03/03/2021
S3E4: Renegades, Returners and Body Art takes a look at the plans for wider opening, exams and Summer Schools for children 43:51 02/25/2021
S3E3: Baptism of fire: Life as a new Head in lockdown 33:09 02/08/2021
S3E2: 'To mute or not to mute'. The trials and tribulations of the blended learning offer. 39:55 02/02/2021
S3E1: Behaviour, Books and Broken Legs with Adele Bates 51:09 01/23/2021
S2E12: Christmas Special 52:26 12/21/2020
S2E11: EAST is East: Nudging For Impact with Andy Samways from Unity Research School 40:53 10/05/2020
S2E10: On The Level takes a look at the work of Reprezent FM in supporting the mental health of young people 37:13 09/14/2020
S2E9: Happy Pants and sKID Marks takes a look at the power of positivity and the need for gratitude as schools return 42:07 09/07/2020
S2E8: In At The Deep End takes a look at the results debacle, Gavlar's MP of the Year nomination and plans for returning to school. 38:01 08/30/2020
S2E7: International Special - Covid Down Under. Australian teacher, Sarah Durack, joins us to discuss lockdown and the impact of Covid on schools in Australia. 34:57 08/16/2020
S2E6: Curriculum, Weigh-Ins, Prison and Screws with Mary Myatt. We take a look at filling gaps by paying attention to shaky knowledge 41:05 08/10/2020
S2E5: Dieters, Blankers and No Toes takes a look at the cost of shredding the SATs and the misbehaviour at school of Greg and Mark! 40:42 08/02/2020
S2E4: Percentages, Pounds and Pints. Richard Moxon provides a Secondary view of lockdown, September and GCSE results. 38:19 07/26/2020
S2E3: Know your Rs from your elbow! Bill Lord explains his four R approach to September and shares some great advice for NQTs 40:54 07/19/2020
S2E2: Summer, September, Santa and a Size 4 focuses on summer holiday and Ofsted. 32:50 07/14/2020
S2E1: Reflection, Recovery and Finger Thongs! Preparing for September opening of schools. 39:00 07/08/2020
S1E25: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Join the duo as they reflect on the highlights from Series 1. 32:04 07/06/2020
S1E24: A New Frontier! The importance of safeguarding on the road to recovery in schools. 44:45 06/25/2020
S1E23: Mind The Gap: A focus on catch-up and Greg Davies gets our vote for the next Education Minister! 37:13 06/22/2020
S1E22: Unite not divide: Raj Unsworth discusses the importance of governance and the real need to see Partition and British colonial history on the curriculum 51:17 06/17/2020
S1E21: Pedagogical crushes and Embarrassing Bodies: Claire Cuthbert talks culture and catch-up! 38:38 06/15/2020
S1E20: Last Person Standing - The last point of universal provision. 45:22 06/12/2020
S1E19: Boris, Becks and Sir Steve 39:17 06/09/2020
S1E18: Heads in the trenches: the challenges of leadership and a focus on disadvantaged 42:10 06/05/2020
S1E17: Phoenix from the flames: Positivity in the face of adversity 42:12 06/02/2020