Stronger Leaders, Stronger Teachers, Stronger Schools

The School Leader's Year

Launching on the 17th November 2021

This practical handbook offers a month-by-month guide to the curriculum, assessment, progress and leadership over the school year. It provides a clear, comprehensive, and coherent structure to the academic year helping school leaders to prioritise their time and workload, supporting them and their team to work as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Considering the statutory and key leadership activities from admissions, induction, transitions and parents’ evenings to coursework, timetabling, assessment, staff performance and much more, the book provides a clear plan of action to ensure school leaders have prepared their work at the optimal time over the year. Each chapter features tried and tested strategies to help schools put robust systems and processes in place alongside guidance on sustaining pace, developing resilience and exam preparation and technique.

Full of practical tips to help improve progress and including real world examples of leadership in action from leaders working in primary and secondary schools, this is essential reading for all school leaders that want their their students to be as successful as they can possibly be in every lesson, every day.

Michael Harpham is the Director of School Leader Development Ltd, a leadership coach, trainer and former headteacher. He is also author of Progress Plain and Simple: What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Improving Pupil Progress.

To celebrate the publication there will be a book launch on Wednesday 17th November from 6.30 – 7.30pm at The David Lloyd George Room at the National Liberal Club, 1, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE.

Signed copies will be available to purchase on the day.

To attend, please RSVP by following the link below to book tickets through Eventbrite

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