Head’s Blog

She wants to nurture intellectual curiosity, so the whole school becomes ‘an educational experience’. Her not unambitious aim is to make it the premier girls’ school in Cheshire and buck the notion that to get to Oxbridge you need to attend one of the traditional, academic (some might say, three line whip pressured) schools.

Happiness is the Key to Success

In our recent review from ‘The Good Schools Guide’, the editor comments: “whatever you think you know about this school, think again …. If you want your daughter to be intellectually curious and fulfil her academic potential but without any attendance hothouse pressures, this is just the place.”    For me, this gets to the heart...

Mobile Phones in Schools: Are we going far enough?

Well Being – Changing the Conversation

Summer Holidays – A Time for Rest and Relaxation?

A Sixth Month Reflection

Before I started my new role – my first Headship after being a Pastoral Deputy for four years – I wrote an article on the transition between the roles of Deputy and Head. In the spirit of self-reflection and six months since appointment, writing this article provides me with a perfect opportunity to, in the...

Making the Transition from Management to Leadership

Tips for Top Assemblies

Technology in the Classroom: Friend or Foe?


Year 5 Taster Day