“Too clever for your own good”? Working with the Most Able

It’s no surprise that there is heightened scrutiny at present on how schools work with its most able children, and how we prepare them for happy and successful lives.  Only yesterday in the budget, it was again reinforced that the nation’s ‘production… Read More

Autonomy v Standardisation: is it that simple?

Shortly before October half term I was invited to attend and deliver a workshop at the West Midlands Regional School Commissioner’s Conference, hosted by Shirelands Collegiate Academy in Smethwick.  It was, as I anticipated, a thought-provoking day from which I took many… Read More