Launch of Comprehensive Future campaign

Last night Melissa Benn, Chair of Comprehensive Future, held a brief debate at a fringe event during the Lib Dem conference in Brighton. The panel were there to discuss education, grammar schools, social inequality and fair admissions. (Photo : The panel from left to right – Fiona Millar, Professor Rebecca Allen, Dr Marlene Ellis (Chair), Tony …

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The Hopeful Headteacher Blog – relationships matter

There are so many blogs, articles and tweets that it can be hard to retain them all and remember which ones we actually find useful. One article that does stick in my mind is this one from the Hopeful Headteacher about relationships and how vital putting the time into building a good relationship between a …

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DfE working with Home Office on Serious Violence Engagement strategy

Following a summer of depressingly frequent news coverage of knife crime and fatalities involving children and young people, I was interested to hear about an event being organised by the Home Office in London on 8th October. The Serious Violence Strategy event aims to bring together police, health, education, social services, youth offending services, housing and the …

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