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Be flexible when others can’t be

Dear reader Our latest blog is written by an anonymous headteacher. They have withheld their identity to protect the stories of their staff and their …

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Empowering All Learners: The Role of AI in Adaptive Teaching

Blog post by Dan James In today’s diverse classrooms, teachers are tasked with ensuring every child, including those with SEND, can access and excel within …

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ADHD Heads: How can we utilise neurodiversity in shaping the future of schools?

Below is what I shared at the ‘Breaking the Mould 2’ in Cambridge on Saturday. I would love to hear from you with your thoughts …

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Building Effective Teams – Not just in sport!

Blog post by Jen Alford – Head Teacher 14 months into my first headship, I had this ache in my bones that things weren’t where …

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“When is it my turn?” Pupils as writers in the Reception Year

Blog post by Anna-Mai Armstrong, Headteacher at Westbury-on-Severn CE Primary school In 2014, after five years of teaching in KS1 and 2, I moved to …

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Meeting the Needs of Our Most Complex, Anxious Learners

Blog post by Terri Wyse I am the Acting Headteacher of a secondary special school for pupils with Learning and Additional Needs. Since the start …

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It takes a village to raise a child

Blog post by Jane Prothero, Headteacher, Bradford Christian School In 1996 Hillary Clinton, the wife of the President of the United States, published a book …

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Headship -punch, after punch, after punch.

Blog by Jon Le Fevre, Headteacher I have been thinking about how to describe Headship right now. The image of two boxers in a ring …

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Through the Eyes of Children

Hildi Mitchell Over the past few weeks I’ve shown hundreds of prospective parents round my infant school. I’ve also shown round a dozen prospective candidates …

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Finding my Headteacher Mojo

Emme tells us about how she found her MOJO again after the pandemic To be honest, I don’t know if I ever truly had a …

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Broken but not beaten

Reflections on how we support new headteachers navigate in unchartered waters​.’ For the second year running I have been invited to lead the Bury Mentor …

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Difficult conversations – why they are necessary

In this blog, Aziza explores the link between our own self improvement, human connections and the ability to have ‘difficult conversations’. ‘The manager accepts the …

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