Old Primary Head


July 2015

Singing Punk Songs on the Way to School – first draft ‘thought piece’ on Punk Leadership in schools

I do fear for the generations of people who came of age thinking that pop-punk is what punk is, and that all the rebellion you need is just to stick your tongue out in the mirror every once in a... Continue Reading →

Why You Will be in a MAT by 2020 – The new schools financial black hole.

It hit me last week that schools have changed dramatically in the last 5 years. The best two decisions I feel I have made this year were employing our own HR and engaging fully with lawyers for all manner of issues.... Continue Reading →

Shut Your Mouth – Why I cannot say what I think.

I was once in a governors meeting when I was a deputy head in Tower Hamlets. It was heated. The chair and the head teacher had fallen out over something ridiculous. The head interrupted the chair and he suddenly shot... Continue Reading →

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