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Sarah Wild, headteacher, Limpsfield Grange School

Sarah Wild does not want to be known as the crazy lady with the goats. So let me put…

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Lucy Crehan, author of Cleverlands

Over the next fortnight, education geeks will be wetting themselves with excitement as the results from this year’s World…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Lucy Kellaway, co-founder, Now Teach

It is a cliché of modern times that awful education policies are followed by a plethora of so-called “open…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Louise Holmes, founder, EdCentral

It is the small moments in schools that turn a child’s life. A kind word, the winning of a…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Tuesday Humby, principal, Ormiston Chadwick academy

Never in a month of Tuesdays did I think Bankfield, a comprehensive in my home town and well-known as…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Nicky Morgan, former education secretary

Every education secretary has a story of the day they were appointed. Estelle Morris forgot to take photo-ready shoes….

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney


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Jarlath O’Brien, headteacher, Carwarden House community school

Ofsted is not something Jarlath O’Brien talks about to his staff, he tells me, as we sip tea in…

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Charlie Stripp, director, NCETM

It isn’t supposed to be like this. The plan had been to meet in a glorious Victorian hotel and…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Libby Nicholas, CEO, Reach4 academy trust

Reach4 is a wild experiment. It is the first spin-off academy trust: distinct from its parent company Reach2, but…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Adrian Packer, chief executive, CORE education trust

Adrian Packer is the man you call in a crisis. It’s a reputation he earned after setting up the…

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Mary Bousted, general secretary of ATL and TUC president

Mary Bousted is sitting in her central London office near Trafalgar Square and quibbling with my first question. “It’s…

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
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Dan Moynihan, chief executive, Harris Federation

Dan Moynihan is the much mythologised £400,000-a-year chief executive of the much mythologised Harris Federation, an academy trust with…

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Features Team

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Academy trusts’ cash stash rises to £3bn despite pandemic pressures

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Tom Belger
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