Embracing dyslexic thinking

Ten per cent of the population is said to be dyslexic. It is often known as a learning difficulty but Made By Dyslexia, a global charity which empowers dyslexic people, defines it as a “genetic difference in an individual’s ability to learn and process information”. The charity was set up by

Interview with: Steve Jevons, executive headteacher of HFCMAT

The role of an executive headteacher is not officially defined in education law but essentially it describes any headteacher role that directly leads two or more schools in a multi academy trust or other partnership arrangement. With more and more schools joining multi academy trusts, the executive headteacher role is becoming

Interview with: James Allen, headteacher of Beech Hall School

Nestled in the market town of Macclesfield, Cheshire, is Beech Hall School – an independent, non-selective school for children aged 6 months to 16 years old. The sprawling 16-acre site includes expansive playing fields and a heated outdoor pool. The school was once a large country house but in 1926

Interview with: Jeniffer Sing, headteacher of The Academy of St Nicholas

The Academy of St Nicholas is a thriving school community in Liverpool, catering to over 850 students and growing. Headteacher Jeniffer Sing joined the Academy in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Educate speaks to Jeniffer to find out more about her leadership journey so far. Originally from Lancashire,

Interview with: Ian Young, principal of Rainford High

Educate Magazine speaks to principal Ian Young to find out more about his teaching and leadership journey, and his upcoming anniversary of a decade at the helm of Rainford High. This September will mark Ian Young’s tenth year as Rainford High’s principal. “It’s interesting when you set out on a journey,”