Boundless Opportunity
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Boundless Opportunity

Boundless adjective unlimited or immense.   Learning abstract noun the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.   My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet     When I…

Ability to account for what matters…growing account-ability
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Ability to account for what matters…growing account-ability

Last week in school, as a Chair of Governors I was lucky enough to spend some time with Year 6. We’re making closer links with pupil voice and leadership, but in order to do so, we’re building on how they come to understand the school vision and purpose. In terms of our own internal accountability,…

Ever been asked who you are and answer with what you do?  Navigating Boundless horizons.
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Ever been asked who you are and answer with what you do? Navigating Boundless horizons.

  I was a Headteacher .. I was  a midday manager .. a teaching assistant and a very committed teacher . I also stacked shelves at Wilkos.. and worked in banking.. and in the deep dark past I worked in a greengrocer’s and florist’s . I’m now Boundless- I’m a consultant , a coach and an…

Boundless: Serious not fluffy playful curiosity.
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Boundless: Serious not fluffy playful curiosity.

My foundational purpose as an educator has been ensuring that emotional intelligence( EQ) and emotional literacy is embedded at the heart of everything and leading learning, so that effective cognition is facilitated, thus deep and connected  learning develops,  and that the whole ethos of a school , or classroom, is focused on balancing secure sense…

Embodying the vision

Embodying the vision

At the end of the  academic year, many people will be reflecting and considering their hopes for the Summer, and looking to their next steps. As a former Headteacher, I’m only too aware of the transitional feel of the last week of term ( which is this week in Leicestershire). It’s also the 23rd  anniversary…