Leadership

It’s a funny old game

Summer always brings sport. Like it or loathe it, you can’t move for the stuff. Football, tennis, cricket, athletics, the summer months are punctuated with the panting sweaty regularity of tournaments, competitions and the usual test of wills between historic sporting adversaries. At the point of writing this reflection, tonight will see the English football […]

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Leadership

Lesson from the Top

An article of two halves The first half. To kick off, before I write this, it’s only fair that I come clean. Admit my allegiance and acknowledge my affiliation, not only with the topic of this article but the team I have chosen to focus on. I am a football fan and this is all […]

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Leadership

Where next then?

With the return of pupils on the horizon and the next phase of post-lockdown teaching to begin in earnest, there will be a growing consideration over the coming weeks of what’s next for education for the duration of this academic year. With the removal of statutory assessments across a wide range of key stages, the […]

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Leadership

This is just about running

Sometimes, just sometimes, I like to talk and write about running. My friends, family and colleagues may say different and describe it as more of a lecture or the simple art of blathering on. However, the act of running, the impact of it and the trials, trails and tribulations that it offers me is significant. […]

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Leadership

Leading in the now…it’s just the start.

I’ve always wanted to start a blog. To put pen to paper or finger tips to keyboard, whatever the neatest, to share my ideas and musings on the world of education. So where do I start? Where’s the best place to begin? To commence? To launch? Well, I suppose, it’s here. From working in education […]

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