Recommended Blogs: by Subject

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Ross McGill is an Assistant Headteacher, Author and Twitter/Blogging behemoth. Over 1,000,000 hits! Creator of the 5 Minute Lesson Plan:

Tom Sherrington is a Headteacher in London, he is a prolific blogger on a variety of topics:

Joe Kirby’s Saturday blogs often focus on Teaching & Learning: well-researched and practical:

David Didau’s blogs have made me question some long-held beliefs about Assessment for Learning in particular:

“Andrew Old” is an anonymous tweeter and blogger. He talks a lot of sense and people are starting to listen (Michael Gove is a known reader):

…he is also one of the curators of the Echo Chamber, a regular digest of the best of the blogs:


A good place to start: The Primary Tweeters to follow in 2014 and a list of the best Primary Blogs –  via @michaelt1979  Classroom truths Sue Cowley  Hey Miss Smith  Technology in the Primary Classroom A Weekly Compilation show-casing Primary Blogs  Icing on the Cake!  Year 3 Wrangler in Chief

By Subject…


As well as our very own  William Enemy  Don Steward  Colleen Young  JustMaths  CavMaths


English Alex Quigley (more than just an English blog)  Andy Tharby  Literacy Daydreams  @Xris32  Geoff Barton Edutronic – a huge back catalogue (mostly curriculum content)

Art  A superb collaborative Art Blog


Geography  James Smith  David Rogers  Geography Teacher 2.0 Ms Debens GCSE Blog  Living Geography John Sayers

History Harry Fletcher-Wood – more than just a History Blog  Lee Donaghy &



MFL  Recommended languages blogs via #mfltwitterati

RE  Mr Lewis  Talking Donkey

ICT  The Daddy of IT Blogs

Philosophy  A student-led blog

Politics A former student’s increasingly successful Politics blog


SEN and Pastoral  The Diary of a Not-so-Ordinary Boy  CherrylKD Chris Chivers – Inclusion SENtinel


John Tomsett is a Headteacher in York  “This much I know about…”

Stephen Tierney is an Executive Headteacher with some brilliant ideas:

Keven Bartle is an SLT blogger who is always worth a read

Damian Benney is a Deputy Head in Swansea pioneering the research-based approach

Shaun Allison is a Senior Leader who runs an excellent collaborative T&L blog:

Kev Lister is a Head of Maths who blogs on leadership from the perspective of a Middle Leader

Education Policy and Research The Institute of Education Miss McInerney holding the Education system to account  The CEM centre blog – practical research outcomes

and last but not least…Teaching Ideas & Pedagogy

The prolific Amjad Ali

The incomparable  Pedagoo

A teacher-led T&L blog, highly recommended:



3 responses to “Recommended Blogs: by Subject

  1. Hi,

    I write for an education blog that is run by EduStaff, the education recruitment consultancy. We upload blogs twice daily that discuss education news, apps, websites, resources, and books, as well as career advice and information about education charities.

    Please give it a read and let me know if you are interested in adding us as a link on your list of blogs or writing a guest article for you.

    Thanks very much,


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