• Former superhead suing for £200k over claims 'excessive workload' damaged his health

    An ex-headteacher who helped turnaround failing schools is suing for more than £200,000 over claims an “excessive workload”, exacerbated by plans to open a new free school, left him depressed. Sir Craig Tunstall, formerly England’s best paid primary headteacher on £367,000 a year, was dismissed from the council-maintained Gipsy Hill Federation in 2018 for “gross

    12.47 Mar. 31st, 2020 | News

  • Judge: Durand management may have taken 'eye off the ball' over EFA squabble

    Management at the under-fire Durand Academy may have taken its eyes “off the ball” due to an ongoing conflict with the Education Funding Agency, a judge has said. The school has won a legal bid at the High Court to have its ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating quashed, after a judicial review found that the watchdog’s complaints procedure

    11.33 Aug. 14th, 2017 | News