Addressing the fallout from a poor school evaluation

What was the issue addressed? I was appointed as Chair of Governors of a school in a low Estyn category. The senior staff were in denial and governors felt that they had not been properly advised about issues in the school What happened? A new Headteacher was appointed who had a totally different outlook. WeContinue reading “Addressing the fallout from a poor school evaluation”

Disruption and difficult revelations due to new headteacher appointment

What was the issue addressed? Following the retirement of the Head Teacher, the popular Deputy was expected by staff, governors and parents to become the new Head. A much better candidate was successful and appointed. This caused some resentment among a small number of staff loyal to the Deputy, as well as disappointment and disillusionmentContinue reading “Disruption and difficult revelations due to new headteacher appointment”