It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world for our students

[Spoiler Alert: there’s a great idea for improving Y11 English grades in paragraph 6] If you work in a school, I’m sure you’ll have had your PREVENT training by now. You certainly should have. Often, such DfE directed initiatives can me a dreadful waste of teachers’ precious time. Not so PREVENT. We cannot hide from the … More It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world for our students

The end of One Direction? It is for me.

I read with interest this week this report from The Future Leaders Trust which bemoans the paucity of ‘Great school leaders’ willing to take on the top job. I was interested, but I was not in the least surprised. The report, Heads Up: Meeting the Challenges of Headteacher Recruitment, considers the cost of the missed opportunities for students and communities to … More The end of One Direction? It is for me.