Teach Primary

Here are a collection of articles I’ve written for Teach Primary magazine.



It’s not my job to diagnose children’s mental health problems.

Why can’t headteachers be young?

If the DfE expects us to embrace new education initiatives, we need more than vague soundbites.

What I really think about the new funding proposals.

Found yourself in a social media storm? My advice: do not engage!

Challenging behaviour? Send in the puppets.  

If schools cared less about Ofsted…

I hate homework – always have and always will.

Have we created a professional culture that cannot cope with failure?

You might not be right for my school, but it’s my duty to support you professionally.

Why it’s good to be RI.