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.
I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about a teacher’s most valuable legacy. What does it matter if you leave a legacy? Recently, one of my … Continue reading →
I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 52, this much I know about a brilliant, evidence-informed note-taking technique (and our new Research School…)! The greatest test of a school is … Continue reading →