Interview with: Ken Heaton, headteacher at Florence Melly Community Primary School

Educate catches up with Ken Heaton, headteacher at Florence Melly Community Primary School, to discuss working with the city’s two biggest football clubs, a diverse career in teaching and going back to his roots. Educate catches up with Ken Heaton, headteacher at Florence Melly Community Primary School, to discuss working with ...

Interview with: Louise Tipping, principal at Winstanley College

Educate sits down with Louise Tipping, principal at the award-winning Winstanley College to talk transatlantic school trips, funding cuts and keeping standards sky high. By Lawrence Saunders From Northern Ireland to Wigan via Northwest Africa, Louise Tipping’s path to becoming the principal of one of the region’s top colleges has certainly been ...

Meet the Headteacher – Joe Mangan, headteacher Alsop High School

Inspiring minds Educate catches up with Alsop High School headteacher, Joe Mangan, to talk about the importance of community, the benefits of innovative thinking and why we should celebrate our differences. by Christine Toner For all his success as a headteacher, teaching wasn’t Joe Mangan’s dream growing up. Indeed, even after graduating from ...

Meet the Headteacher – Jason Roberts, headteacher Gateacre School

The Special One Gateacre School’s headteacher Jason Roberts has taken the school from special measures to success. Christine Toner caught up with him to find out just how he did it. by Christine Toner Had you asked Jason Roberts what his career aspirations were when he was growing up, teaching would never have ...