Tuesday, 4 August 2015

THE SEARCH FOIR EXCELLENCE!

It's not just the DfE and OFSTED, we all want children and young people to attend great schools and benefit from being taught in a collaborative, self-improving school system that is underpinned by evidence, research and intelligence about what works and where talented teachers and teams are constantly striving to ensure that all aspects of provision and practice are good and outstanding.

Monday, 3 August 2015

ATTITUDE, DETERMINATION AND PERSISTENCE MATTER!

If you want to be successful in any aspect of your life you need great support, a lot of luck and to work hard, be determined and be persistent.

AND TO PROVE IT, I RAN THE YORK 10K YESTERDAY!

THANKS to everyone who sponsored and supported me.

Saturday, 1 August 2015

AND SLOW DOWN... ENJOY THE VIEW!

It's interesting to see that all the evidence suggests that despite all our efforts in the race to do more, have more, eat more, drink more and achieve more...

BE HAPPY THIS SATURDAY!

I am told that happiness is elusive and that most people are simply struggling with the reality of their lives, rushing around too fast to see that there is another way. There is another way...

Friday, 31 July 2015

CHARACTER, SELF-DISCIPLINE AND GRIT MATTER!

Over the last thirty five years I have learnt the hard way that knowledge rarely changes people's behaviour or their lives...

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

LEADERSHIP, GREAT TEACHING AND TEAMWORK MATTER!

I have visited some great schools over the last few years and each visit makes me realise that leadership, teaching and teamwork are what matters.