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Ofsted framework, Ofsted, School Improvement

How Important Are SIPs And SEFs In The New Ofsted Framework?
By Ben Greenwood on November 26, 2019

School Improvement Plans (SIPs) and Self Evaluation Forms (SEFs) have been around for a while. When done well, they give unparalleled insights into the workings of a school and help to...

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School Technology, School Management, Digital Literacy, School Improvement

How Technology is Transforming School Attendance
By Ben Greenwood on July 26, 2019

The introduction of technology in schools has revolutionised many aspects of a teacher’s job, from homework to behavioural policy. Attendance is something that many schools heavily...

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mental health, Student Wellbeing, School Culture, School Improvement

How Having a Wellbeing Policy Makes Students Better Learners
By Ben Greenwood on July 15, 2019

As the number of mental health issues in schools continue to rise, so too does the importance of a well-considered wellbeing policy. In order to combat this mental health crisis and...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing, School Improvement

Supporting Student Wellbeing in Schools
By Bethany Spencer on April 25, 2019

Wellbeing, by definition, is the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy - in education student wellbeing is fundamental to successful student learning and development. Ensuring...

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Blog, Education Technology, School Improvement

Why School Improvement should Embrace Technology
By Emilio Cuasapaz on February 4, 2019

Technology has dramatically changed our lives, making many of our daily duties easier and turning time consuming tasks into little more than a minor inconvenience. In the same way,...

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Leadership, CPD, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing, School Improvement

School Improvement: Where to Focus Efforts
By Bethany Spencer on January 3, 2019

Improvement is at the top of every school leader’s agenda, which is why creating a detailed and well thought out SIP is critical to effectively communicate your goals to the entire...

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Teacher Wellbeing, School Improvement

The Cost of Poor Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on December 19, 2018

There’s an abundance of literature regarding the importance of positive teacher wellbeing and the impact negative wellbeing can have on teachers themselves, student progression and...

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Blog, mental health, Teacher Wellbeing, School Culture, School Improvement

The Importance of Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on November 30, 2018

Looking after your teachers’ wellbeing is one of the most important things you can do as a school leader. The success of your school is dependent on the quality of instruction delivered...

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Leadership, CPD, Blog, School Improvement

Leadership and Learning are Indispensable to One and Other
By Bethany Spencer on June 4, 2015

  John F. Kennedy was a leader with an arsenal full of motivating speeches that inspired a nation when he was President and continue to inspire us today, years after his death. One...

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