Isle be seeing you;Diary

18th June 1999 at 01:00
HATS OFF to the OFSTED inspector who took advantage of a sunny day in beautiful Northumberland this week to visit Lindisfarne en route to giving inspection feedback to a Berwick first school.

The Holy Island is, of course, linked to the mainland by a tidal causeway covered by the sea for part of the day. Tide tables are clearly posted around, but you can guess the rest. The school received a distressed phone call to say the inspector had been cut off by the tide. She eventually turned up, red-faced, at 8pm.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now