Headteacher Blog

Ask why?

At the end of a day of interviewing last Friday I asked one of our candidates a fairly standard interview penultimate question. “We have asked you lots of questions this afternoon, is there anything you would like to ask us?” He opened his notepad and had a list. I liked that. Interviewing is as much… Continue reading Ask why?

Headteacher Blog, Leadership

December Headteacher blog – Everything we say and everything we do…

Over the 25+ years that I have been teaching I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have been part of a great deal of training, working parties, courses etc. on curriculum re-design. I am passionate about our curriculum because as Mick Waters once said it really is “Everything you say and everything you do” With the… Continue reading December Headteacher blog – Everything we say and everything we do…

Headteacher Blog, Leadership, Well being

November Headteacher blog – Little extras

This is not a political blog. I could write about underfunding in the education system and the significant problems that many schools are facing but this isn’t it. This is about the little extras that many, many schools do to make a difference to children and families every single day that have no cost. Our… Continue reading November Headteacher blog – Little extras