Creating a Great Vision

New starters? Here’s my top tip.

A new school year often means new team members to your team. So here is my top tip for new starters: Give feedback early, both the good and the constructive. Why? It’s easy in these early days to focus on what is good and let some of the smaller niggles slide. And you might have […]

Why aren’t they on my bus?!

Do you ever get frustrated that some people don’t seem to be on your bus?  They don’t seem to get that your actions are all driven towards doing the best for your children and students.Or, perhaps they say they get it, but their actions tell you otherwise.​Why is that?Well it’s because they don’t really get […]

Recruitment gets easier with a powerful vision

I know recruitment is hard. Even without teacher shortages it’s hard, because it’s hard to find the right people. And yet the success of your school has a lot to do with the people you recruit. So how does a vision make it easier? Let me share a story of head who found it did. […]

5 easy ways to reduce your plastic and save money

A huge number of us were taken in by ‘Blue Planet 2’, and the wonderful Sir David Attenborough’s call to reduce the impact of plastic waste. It certainly got me thinking and, since then, I’ve tried to reduce the amount of plastic (and waste) I produce in lots of small ways. It turns out there […]

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School Vision

Hugh Gaitskell Primary School has just about every demographical challenge available in their school. I had the pleasure of working with them to create a powerful vision and to set the direction of the school as they move from good to fabulous! Take a look. Hugh Gaitskell Primary School Vision Together, we will make the […]