John Tomsett has been a teacher since 1988 and a head teacher since 2003. He is head teacher at Huntington School, York. Tomsett writes a blog called ‘This much I know …’ and is a regular contributor to the TES. He co-founded The Headteachers’ Roundtable think tank and is a popular speaker on school leadership. He is determined to remain a classroom teacher, despite the demands of headship, and believes that developing truly great teaching is the main responsibility of all head teachers.
Click here to read John’s article for Schools Week – ‘We can turn the tidal wave of mental health problems’.
I have been a teacher for 29 years, a Headteacher for 14 years and, at the age of (nearly) 53, this much I know about how for the first 25 years of my teaching career I didn’t really understand what I … Continue reading →
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