Posts by: Tilly

What makes an outstanding headteacher?

What makes an outstanding headteacher?

Inspired by now>press>play’s participation at the Southwark Inspiring Leadership Annual Conference, we’ve scoured the internet for five top suggestions:         1.  Think beyond the playground The top quality for a head is having vision, according to The…

Improving Literacy: Gloucester Primary Case Study

Improving Literacy: Gloucester Primary Case Study

The Problem This September, Michael Gove’s 2014 curriculum came into effect. As all schools know, the expectations in literacy and maths in particular have soared, with children expected to be roughly a year ahead of where they were last year….

Inspiring Leadership Conference

Inspiring Leadership Conference

We were very excited to attend the Southwark Inspiring Leadership Annual Conference at the Hilton Riverside on the 12th and 13th November. The Conference was devised, following consultation with Southwark SLTs, to provide a programme aimed at all Senior Leaders, with…

Sunshine, Space Shuttles & Bubbles – now>press>play goes to Camp Bestival

Sunshine, Space Shuttles & Bubbles – now>press>play goes to Camp Bestival

I’ve literally just taken a pair of scissors and snipped off my ‘artist’ wristband, the final part of the festival ritual, and as the ribbon hit the ground a mini-montage of colourful, sunny memories played through my mind. Always one…