The One Page School Improvement Plan

Title: Primary School Heads: The One Page School Improvement Plan Led by: Headteacher Dan File Date: Thursday 20th May at 3:45pm Aimed at: Primary school heads, deputies and governors How to book: Register here to attend Chance to learn from head teacher Dan File about how he took his school improvement plan from forty pages to one and how that one page now drives […]

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Distant Leadership

For a ‘hands on, roll your sleeves up, get in there’ type of person, having to support schools from a distance has been challenging. As a chair of governors there should always be an element of standing back but never as far away as in recent weeks. How do I feel? Well, we were due to go to Singapore, New […]

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What makes a good leader?

There is a huge industry that has been built up around leadership but actually, what makes a good leader? It would seem that the business or enterprise really doesn’t matter because there are traits in the styles of leadership that can be found in all walks of life. However, I think they have over complicated things. Having the role of […]

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Short Inspections

Since September 2015, Ofsted have been carrying out a new form of inspections ‘Short Inspections’. As it says on the tin, they are are short and focused. Who gets one? All good maintained schools and academies. It is generally the case that most good schools and providers stay good from inspection to inspection. A short inspection provides confirmation to parents, […]

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