Monthly Archives: January 2015

This much I know about…school funding, on-costs and balancing the budget!

  I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about school funding, on-costs and balancing the budget! News management is an essential art if you … Continue reading

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This much I know about…my students’ cultural lives (and being the same age as Nigel Farage…)

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about my students’ cultural lives (and being the same age as Nigel Farage…) I discovered yesterday that … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the workload debate

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about the workload debate. I’ve just completed a 63 hour week; by the time I get to … Continue reading

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This much I know about…why we’re better together!

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about why we’re better together! I spent the last day of my holiday working like a dog in … Continue reading

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