After Headship . . . what next?

After Headship… what next? It was a quiet morning in early August when I packed up my final box of bits – a whistle, some books and big ball of blu tack – and finally left my headship at Rustington after 11 happy years. Driving five minutes across town, I...

Academisation – where’s it all going?

As a Trust, Schoolsworks is in its seventh year and seven is an interesting number (if you are into that sort of thing).  Sometimes described as the perfect number, in terms of organisational growth, seven years means that the stages of ‘forming’, ‘storming’ and...

Rose Green Junior School news

The new school year has started off really well at Rose Green Junior School, with six new members of staff joining the team.  During the summer break, we continued to make improvements to our school premises including refurbishing our school hall, re-roofing the...

Learning from Mr Amazon

Amongst my holiday reading I came across the letter that Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, wrote earlier this year to his shareholders. As one of the people who is undoubtedly shaping the world around us today, I pay attention when he writes about what he sees as important...