The snowball effect
Written by Scott Wallis, Assistant Headteacher at The Cumberland School
If you had asked me four years ago where I see myself in 2021, I would certainly have got the answer wrong. I would have not guessed that my school would be off-limits to the majority of pupils and that I would be teaching through the computer screen.
This is not only because the impending pandemic would have felt like something from a science fiction movie but also because it would have been equally unthinkable that the technology would be in place to allow this to happen or that many of the pupils at The Cumberland School would have had the self-motivation or the tech-savvy to arrive at any lesson let alone every lesson…