Monthly Archives: February 2013

This much I know about…developing leadership and shaping the SLT

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about developing leadership and shaping the SLT. The days of having to time-serve before gaining a … Continue reading

Posted in School Leadership | 20 Comments

This much I know about…why fishing still matters

I have been teaching for 24 years now and at the age of 48, and as it’s the half-term holidays, this much I know about why fishing still matters. Fishing is a boy-dad thing. I can remember as a six … Continue reading

Posted in Other stuff | 1 Comment

This much I know about…holding steady

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about holding steady. Fortune, good night, smile once more; turn thy wheel! – King Lear, … Continue reading

Posted in School Leadership | 6 Comments

This much I know about…how all of us will improve our teaching (and so make our school a truly great school)

I have been a teacher of English for 24 years, a Headteacher for 9 years and, at the age of 48, this much I know about how all of us will improve our teaching (and so make our school a truly great … Continue reading

Posted in School Leadership, Teaching and Learning | 15 Comments