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Ofsted DOES NOT… My highlights from the NEW Section 5 Handbook!

I enquired about an issue with @HarfordSean this week and he asked at the end – “What do you think of the new handbook?” I said something along the lines of, “Yeah, I like it…” in the same way as I like chino’s or sleeping cats… Meh! 2,171 more words

What are they like? (The war of the schools)

While talking to fellow heads at a meeting last week I came to realise that we have, during the course of a difficult decade for education, suffered a slow but inexorable fall into an alternative and considerably less benign education universe. 873 more words


How do you deal with change.....Are you like A or B?

Sometimes there is just so much going on in my head that when I sit down to write I just don’t know where to start! 453 more words

Be the Example

1 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. 2 I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you. 338 more words


Old Primary Head's Review of #IL2015

I have been going to this conference for over 6 years now. If you are a head or senior leader in a school and have never been I really recommend you do. 817 more words

Why reflection matters as a leader......

Today I was reminded of the importance of reflection…..

I’ve not been very good at this lately.  I have been consumed by everything happening at school, the every day details that are constantly hurled our way.   260 more words

Why so many people are confused about marital roles.

During my lunch break today I read the following Dear Abby letter:


DEAR ABBY: My husband and I were going along in life, doing it our way, until we decided we wanted to return to the church, so we stopped drinking and smoking pot. 901 more words