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Leading Your School Community Out Of An Ofsted Category

Led by Don Blaylock – Don is an Interim Headteacher who has worked in a range of mainstream and Special Schools settings, including Special Measures

Open Training Course Open Course
Inhouse Training Course In-house

Suitable for: It is suitable for middle and senior leaders of primary secondary and special schools who are in an Ofsted category.

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Special

Course Reference: 8396WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
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With the support of a course leader who has led several schools out of Ofsted categories, you’ll be supported and challenged to really unpick your school’s current situation and consider how to lead your whole school community towards new ways of working which enable pupils and staff to flourish and gives them good reason feel genuine pride in the school.

  • Understand the issues and what needs to change
  • Celebrate what’s working well and explore how to build on it
  • Allocate responsibilities – explore the roles of individuals and teams
  • Establish a realistic cycle of meetings monitoring and evaluation
  • Keep children at the heart of things – and keep the school running!
  • Involve the community and get families onsite and onside
  • Restructure your staff and governor teams with confidence
  • Manage, motivate and develop the revised staff body


Planning – Long term Plans and Lesson Planning – How do I get all that planning done when I have no time?
  • Working with others to share the planning
  • Built in assessment and TA direction to simplify planning
  • Plan your week, month, term and year so you can see the pressure points
Session 2 What does a good lesson look like and what tips my great lesson into a disaster?
  • What makes a great lesson?
  • Hooks and motivation
  • Flexibility and creativity
  • Know who to turn to for help
My place in the school. How do I ensure I am seen and not overlooked without being over worked?
  • Who is there to help you, and who might not be so helpful?
  • Duties, events, extra-curricular activities and the core job
  • The classes I teach this year and next year – do you have a long term plan?
Do all teachers work 70 hours a week and every weekend or is there more to life?
  • Time management in school
  • You can eat an elephant – one spoonful at a time
  • Priorities verses the bright and shiny things to do – don’t forget the day job
  • First in last out – No friends, no life, burn out

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