Fake Headteacher: Newsletter No.25 – Consistency

Dear Staff, Thank you for your hard work this half term. It's been a long one for sure. Hopefully the four extra twilight sessions on reducing workload has helped. We did identify a few areas where you could reduce workload but remember, it mustn't affect our whole school policies on our journey to become even … Continue reading Fake Headteacher: Newsletter No.25 – Consistency

Fake Headteacher: NQT definition guide

NQT definition guide: “Even better if” How someone else would do it; different, but not necessarily better. Leaders have to be seen to be improving the school. Just go with it as best you can. It's not personal. "Non-negotiable" A made up term to bully staff into teaching and marking in a particular way. It's … Continue reading Fake Headteacher: NQT definition guide

Fake Headteacher: I need to see a doctor!

I’m having terrible nightmares at the moment. In my dream, I have an extremely positive conversation with staff at my new school. It’s the same conversation every night. It’s truly awful. It’s affecting my sleep. It goes something like this... “First thing's first. You may mark books with any colour pen. It makes no difference … Continue reading Fake Headteacher: I need to see a doctor!