• Colin Diamond

    Professor of educational leadership, University of Birmingham

    “We know state schools in Birmingham are now safer”

  • “You put on your big girl pants and get on with it”

  • The debate

    Should home education be monitored?

    “The families with nice homes will have the scones and cream waiting ”

  • Luke Tryl

    Director of corporate strategy, Ofsted

    “We guard our independence jealously”

  • “We know where to scoop the other one up”

  • The debate

    Can schools still make savings?

    “If we want the best professional workforce, we have to pay them proper money”

  • Anne Heavey

    National director, Whole School SEND

    “Why haven’t we prioritised getting the school estate accessible?”

  • The school giving pupils stolen bikes

    Churchill Community College

    “A child's view of the world is limited to the street they live in”

  • The debate

    Should Ofsted be abolished?

    “Ofsted cannot look at curriculum without looking at pedagogy”

  • Frank Norris

    Director, Co-op Academies Trust

    “You don’t need to pay £450,000 to get a new CEO”

  • The school using tech over TAs

    Shireland Collegiate Academy

    “If it’s really spectacular every kid should experience it”