Ryan Bate

Geography. Teaching. Politics.


October 2016

The unreachable star

To dream the impossible dream, to fight the unbeatable foe, to bear with unbearable sorrow, to run where the brave dare not go, To right the unrightable wrong, to love pure and chaste from afar, to try when your arms are too weary, to... Continue Reading →


Getting ahead

Shortly after being appointed as Head of Geography at my new school, I drafted a post with the intention of sharing my experience with those who may be looking at making their steps towards similar promotions. I deliberately didn't post... Continue Reading →

Spinning plates

I had hoped to post more frequently, which was a silly expectation given my change of role for the new school year. I have a few minutes now and have a few things to share, which are neither systematic nor... Continue Reading →

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