Thoughts Worth Sharing – Curriculum Vitae

Rob Peacock Principal, Carmel College Your education: My primary school was St Austin’s in Grassendale and, having passed the 11+ exams, I then went to SFX in Woolton. I had always had a fascination for the natural world so in sixth form I opted for my favourite subjects: the sciences. I then ...

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Fostering talent

For Les Rippon, headteacher at St Francis Xavier’s, one of the benefits of being at the helm of a school is the ability to recognise and develop ability and talent amongst the staff. At SFX, the Catholic academy in Woolton where he has taught since 1995, that job was made ...

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Aiming for inclusion

In 2019, St Mary’s College will celebrate its milestone centenary year. It’s an occasion which will not only provide the school with an opportunity to reflect on its 100 years of success, but also a time to look to the future and the difference it can make moving forward. With just ...

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Determined to succeed

Meet the Headteacher Rupert Stead, North Liverpool Academy by Natasha Young Despite working his way up through several senior leadership positions before taking the helm at North Liverpool Academy, principal Rupert Stead insists securing the top job hasn’t always been his ultimate career goal. Instead, his focus has simply been on “finding ...

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Inspiring the next generation

Meet the Headteacher James Beaton, Fazakerley High School by Stephen Hurrell From Glasgow to Liverpool via Reading, Fazakerley High School headteacher James Beaton has plenty of experience teaching across the UK. But it is his passion to improve his pupils academically and pastorally that has driven him in his new role at ...

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