A week in the life of a Headteacher


It's been a busy week. It’s been a busy week.

This has been a typical busy week at KEGS.  Looking across the diary for the week it struck me that it captures some of the essence of being the Headteacher of this school.   I had a good response to my previous diary post so I thought I’d share this week’s diary too.  The back-to-back schedule is certainly busier than most weeks; adding in the regular fifteen hours of commuting with added train delays and a Friday night bike puncture, it’s been a heavy week for sure.  And that doesn’t include the late-night email trawls, RE marking and self-inflicted blog-compulsion! ( I wrote about the Labour Bacc proposals this week.)

What does the week suggest are the key aspects of the job?

Teaching and Learning:

  • The KEGS Departmental Reviewprocess is underway. As line manager of Science, MFL and History (among others), I’ve been involved in some lesson observations to inform each review. That’s been…

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