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The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice

Posted on: 30 Nov 2017 by: Penair Secondary School

Mr Davidson explores what Psychologist Barry Schwartz calls The Paradox of Choice, and the problems that arise when our young people are given too many difficult decisions without the right guidance.


The Digital Detox

The Digital Detox

Posted on: 28 Apr 2017 by: Penair Secondary School

James shares his thoughts on a hot topic in today’s technologically advanced world, and explores the question- how much time should our children be spending online?


Happiness at Our Core

Happiness at Our Core

Posted on: 11 Jan 2017 by: Mr J Davidson

As we get stuck into January after a well-deserved Christmas break, I’ve heard a whole range of New Year resolutions from students and staff at Penair...


My Open Evening Speech

My Open Evening Speech

Posted on: 3 Oct 2016 by: Mr J Davidson

I wanted to write a blog to those parents who weren’t able to make it to the wonderful open evening...


A time for reflection…

A time for reflection…

Posted on: 17 Jun 2016 by: Mr J Davidson

As you may have already read in our newsletter, we recently celebrated our final Year…


Start as you mean to go on…

Start as you mean to go on…

Posted on: 12 Apr 2016 by: Mr J Davidson

With the start of the new term we expect some students will feel the grind…


Day of Difference…

Day of Difference…

Posted on: 5 Feb 2016 by: Mr J Davidson

We’ve had a busy start to 2016 at Penair, and following the celebrations that come…


Christmas is here….

Christmas is here….

Posted on: 21 Dec 2015 by: Mr J Davidson

The Christmas period is always an exciting time for Penair. I think I speak for…


The sunshine has gone but we're still smiling!

The sunshine has gone but we're still smiling!

Posted on: 6 Oct 2015 by: Mr J Davidson

The weather certainly helped boost our spirits last week. As expected the best of the…


Our Old Fashioned Values

Our Old Fashioned Values

Posted on: 22 Sep 2015 by: Mr J Davidson

As it’s my first official term as Penair’s Headteacher, I thought I would use this…