WOW: Leading a primary school through lockdown
June 18 2020
Leading a primary school through the lockdown has had its fair share of challenges for executive principal Sophie Murfin. She speaks to Yvonne Gandy about how this period has triggered changes that will continue when normal service eventually resumes.
Leadership during Covid-19: Filtering out the noise
May 13 2020
Cutting out the background noise and acting only on the facts has been headteacher Richard Middlebrook’s mantra since the coronavirus lockdown started. Yvonne Gandy explains.
The lockdown legacy: What will change?
May 13 2020
Headteacher Rachel Tomlinson believes that the coronavirus shutdown will have a lasting, positive, legacy for the way her school is run. Yvonne Gandy explains.
Cultivating the lead practitioner role
May 01 2020
Headteacher and MAT CEO Stephen Dean created a maths improvement strategy as part of his CPD studies – an approach that created immediate, notable results. Yvonne Gandy learns more.
Teacher wellbeing: With you, for you, about you...
February 12 2020
Professional development is the thread running through one school’s innovative retention and wellbeing strategy. Yvonne Gandy finds out more