Championing your subject

It’s easy to feel the pressure that your subject isn’t that important; especially when you’re not English, Maths or one of the sciences. So how do you let everyone know that your subject is worth a damn? It should go without saying that of course, you’ll be doing all of the 2321231 other things you have to do as a teacher and/or a middle leader, but being a middle leader of a subject which isn’t given as high a priority in many schools as those aforementioned isn’t easy. It could be too that you have had (more often in Primary, so I understand) a subject responsibility thrust upon you with no TLR or time allocation. It’s not always the case, of course – but whether or not that example relates to you or not, it’s likely you’ll want to champion your subject… So if you’re looking to get a rocket up your subject in the new year; then this post is for you.

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