Schools – Summer 2021

Stepping Forward - A New Horizon in Education

Introduction

It has been a real privilege to partner with so many amazing educational establishments who have faced unprecedented challenges over the last year. We have been inspired by their unrelenting regard for their pupils’ education and well-being, and how they have taken all the issues with exams, technology, finance, pastoral care and well-being in their stride. As I write this introduction, more restrictions have been lifted and we all hope that some sort of normality can resume over the coming months.

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It has been a real privilege to partner with so many amazing educational establishments who have faced unprecedented challenges over the last year. We have been inspired by their unrelenting regard for their pupils’ education

A New Beginning: Interview with Rowena Hackwood, Chief Executive of Astrea Academies Trust

For any new CEO joining an organisation there is excitement and anticipation coupled with challenge and consideration for what has gone before. However, joining a front-line educational organisation mid-pandemic is a very different experience to

Keeping the Conversation Going: Diversity in Schools

We asked Ceri Jones, Head of Caterham School: In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, what is the School doing differently in its approach to diversity and inclusion?

Boarding in a Pandemic

Jenny Dwyer discusses the success stories of boarding schools in their adapting to the ‘new normal’.

Starting in Lagos while in Glasgow

Saxton Bampfylde appointed Gregor Polson as Headteacher at Lagos Preparatory and Secondary School in the height of the pandemic in 2020. Here he shares with us his experience on successfully getting on board with his

View from the River: Dr Jennifer Barnes, Executive Coach

We are very pleased to share more personal insights from the team at Saxton Bampfylde. Dr Jennifer Barnes is an integral Partner in our Leadership Services team focusing specifically on Coaching for senior leaders.

Recent appointments

Saxton Bampfylde advises many leading schools and other education groups. We are delighted to share with you a selection of some of the appointments that we have been privileged to work on recently.   Rebecca