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The Power Of Knowledge

I always try to watch the late news on television as a way of catching up with the day’s events, and  as an educational leader, two things struck me while I listened and reflected last night. My first reflection is: what do we mean by knowledge, and how little awareness there is around the reforms...

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We Can Be Heros

This week I have tried to spend a lot of time talking to external people about the school, to gain different perspectives and ensure that the school is gaining from as many external sources of support as possible. The disadvantage of this is that it takes me away from the school and talking to the...

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Introductory Blog

Welcome to my first Headteacher’s blog! I want to regularly communicate with parents, students, staff and the wider community by writing both about the school and observations on wider educational issues. To a certain extent, these will always represent my personal view on issues, as well as trying to capture the flavour and feel of Marshalls Park and...