Monthly Archives: May 2016

Write your own Ofsted report

As a coach I’m a fan of clarity and one of the ways this can be created is by projecting yourself into the future and taking a good look around. I’m fortunate to coach many heads and school leaders and sometimes I ask them to write the Ofsted report they would like. This can be […]

Great salads I love (and are quick)

I love a picnic!  Every summer I get as many friends and loved ones together in a London park and we have a fab time picnicking and as we’re getting into picnic weather I thought I’d share a few of my favourite salads.  Now I know salad sounds boring but trust me these are delicious […]

The Government U-turn – what a lot of spin

So the DFE has published today that they will not pass legislation forcing schools to become academies. On the face of it this is great news especially as we head into SATs. But reading the official publication is like seeing a washing machine at maximum revs: it is FULL of spin. Here’s my dissection based […]