Behaviour: it’s about the simple, small things

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Classroom behaviour is an emotive subject. Effective behaviour management requires long term CPD opportunities for teachers as well as clear, simple whole school systems.  From experience, school induction procedures for staff are often inadequate, especially around getting to grips with school systems. I see supporting and challenging behaviour central to my role as a senior […]

#GrowingGrit Assembly

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This week I get to do one of my favourite activities: giving assemblies to over the week to each year group.  It really is a privilege to speak to all of the students and many staff over the week. The theme this week was linked to the #GrowingGrit project and was co delivered by Della, […]

A week in the life of……

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It’s recruitment season and I know that some readers will be considering taking the step to senior leadership. Your perspective will change and it’s different having to leave the subject behind in order to look at whole school developments.  Often, I get to the end of a whirlwind of a week and wonder what exactly […]