Category Archives: School Leadership

This much I know about…providing direction for my Subject Leader colleagues for September

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about providing direction for my Subject Leader colleagues for September. This is the letter I wrote … Continue reading

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This much I know about…how NOW is the time to pursue the National College of Education leadership qualifications

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about…how NOW is the time to pursue the National College of Education leadership qualifications. In December … Continue reading

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This much I know about…when the last day of the school year falls in March

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about when the last day of the school year falls in March. Here is an account … Continue reading

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This much I know about…Putting Staff First

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about Putting Staff First. I have just finished co-authoring with Jonny Uttley, CEO of the Education … Continue reading

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This much I know about…three funding facts which illustrate why school budgets are a General Election issue for all parties

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about three funding facts which illustrate why school budgets are a General Election issue for all … Continue reading

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This much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: coping with the loneliness

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: coping with the loneliness. I am in my seventeenth year … Continue reading

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This much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding change management

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding change management. I am in my seventeenth year as … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing a position on teaching & learning

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing a position on teaching & learning. I am … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: being patient

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: being patient. I am in my seventeenth year as … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing your core purpose

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing your core purpose. I am in my seventeenth … Continue reading

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