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Katharine Birbalsingh, Headmistress, Michaela Community School

A customised Marmite jar stands on Katharine Birbalsingh’s desk, with the name “Michaela” emblazoned across it. It’s a stroke of...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Detentions are a kind of ‘violence’ against pupils, says expert

Detentions were “a kind of violence” against pupils, said a conflict expert during a heated panel debate on pupil...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Homework habits: what we have learned at Michaela

Setting the right balance on homework is a tight-rope walk for teachers, but Britain’s so-called ‘strictest school’ has a...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor