Interview with: Phil Denton, headteacher of St Bede’s Catholic High School

Many people would struggle to see the similarities between a headteacher and a football manager, but for the headteacher of St Bede’s Catholic High School in Ormskirk, there are many affinities. Mr Phil Denton has headed up St Bede’s for four years. For Phil, teaching wasn’t an obvious career path. After

Interview with: Jennifer Young, headteacher of Parish CE Primary School

A winning formula Surrounded by terraced houses in the streets of St Helens lies Parish CE Primary School. Built in 1912, you can immediately tell the school was, and continues, to play a huge part in the community. Leading the school is Jennifer Young, 39, from Prescot. Jennifer studied English and German

Interview with: Darren Gidman, headteacher of St John Bosco Arts College

Empowering the future generation St John Bosco Arts College is situated in Croxteth, Liverpool, and is led by University of Liverpool alumnus, Darren Gidman.  Darren began his teaching career in 1997 when he became a teacher of mathematics at Archbishop Beck Catholic College. During his time here, he took on a range

Interview: Jason Elsom, Speakers for Schools

Educate recently caught up with Jason Elsom, chief executive officer of Speakers for Schools, to find out more about the journey he’s been on since he joined the organisation and how its offering continued evolve throughout the pandemic. How has Speakers for Schools evolved since you joined in 2019? When I joined