The rewarding career of an RM as told by Ejike Agubor, senior relationship manager at SSAT. Ejike reflects on his involvement in developing supporting member schools alongside fellow RMs, and the incredible opportunity to identify something special with every school he works with.
This week, SSAT’s latest publication, On Curriculum, explores the highly-anticipated curriculum revival that many schools and MATs are immersing themselves in. Head teachers and senior leaders weigh in on the revamping of curriculum over the past year.
Angelina Idun, SSAT director, picks out the highlights of an enormously engaging event.
Douglas Greig, Headteacher, Plumstead Manor School, writes: my first headship, facing a significant budget deficit, falling roll, battered reputation and deflated staff morale meant that the challenge was on.
How a West Midlands school progressed from special measures to ‘good’ in under two years. In part 2, we look at how in the process it defined a much broader vision of what a good school can be.
How a West Midlands school progressed from special measures to ‘good’ in under two years – starting with a focus on teaching and learning, and behaviour.
School improvement stories: Overcoming special measures through curriculum, quality of teaching and culture
‘No badge yet’, but Simon Wade, principal, Beckfoot Upper Heaton School, delves into the staff and student contributions that give great cause for confidence in the school’s future.
Your first headship being the fourth appointee as principal in three years is quite a challenge, as Katie Scott explains.
… with outstanding leadership, said Ofsted. Stuart Smith, principal of Hastings Academy, an 11-16 school in the University of Brighton Academies Trust, gives some highlights of their successful approach to school improvement.
Mark Barrett, Deputy Headteacher, Kingsmeadow School, describes the work of their rolling consistency working parties.