Review of College Governance

I recently began an external review of governance at a west London college on behalf of the Association of Colleges. It is always a privilege to engage with those crucial volunteers who are making such a difference to education provision. I am looking forward to...

School Review

Tremendously enjoyable this week to work with a colleague carrying out a review of The Archbishop Lanfranc Academy. Super students, great team of staff and governors and lots of potential at the school. I look forward to seeing how the school continues to develop and...

Assessment Centres

Fascinating last week to work with AET and Ambition Institute at the AET Assessment Centres for aspiring Principals. The commitment of AET to developing principals is a crucial commitment to developing leadership in our schools and demonstrates the kind of original...

Coulsdon Cluster of Heads

It is always great to work with colleagues from my old stomping ground – Croydon. Enjoyed this morning talking to Heads from Coulsdon about “Getting the Best from SLT”. I hope to return later in the year to continue a great discussion with some very...

The Grand Welsh Road Trip – part 2

The research work in Powys has meant driving the full north / south and east / west of the county through some incredible scenery; we even managed a half hour on the coast at Borth, as a detour on our way to the most westerly school in the county at Bro Hyddgen, as we...