Category: Leadership

Making Pigs Fly!

Excellent article by Dr Mosbacker regarding what it takes to maintain vision and effectively lead. Be prayerful – remembering that God is sovereign Guard your motive. – be sure that your motive is holy....

The Art of Delegation

“It seems to me that the delegation of tasks (better known as the delegation of control) is a bit like asking a friend to cut your hair. You’re probably better off doing the job...

Subject Leaders

  The core role of the subject leader is to provide professional leadership and management for a subject to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement...

Building Winning Teams

Step 1: Assess Capabilities Puppies – keen, low skill, need reigning in and managing without damaging enthusiasm Dolphins – movers and shakers Bear – slow to sign up but powerful, easy to become unaligned...

Sweating the Small Stuff

This article tells the story of six remarkable inner city secondary schools that have eliminated the achievement gap…or at least come close. They are living proof that poor, minority kids can learn as much...

Seven Claims about Leadership

This NCSL articles puts forward the importance of effective school leaders. The claims are, in my opinion, irrefutable: School leadership is second only to classroom teaching as an influence on pupil learning. Almost all...

Departmental SEF

I designed this to support departments in creating a new sef in line with the new framework. It also a useful base for the whole school SEF.