Author: Tom Sherrington

Having trained as a physics teacher, Tom Sherrington has been a teacher and school leader for over 30 years working in a wide range of school contexts around the UK and in Jakarta, Indonesia. He spent 11 years as a Headteacher and is now an education consultant supporting schools and colleges with teacher development, school improvement, assessment and curriculum design. He is a prolific blogger sharing ideas via his popular website with a strong twitter following at @teacherhead. He is a regular speaker at education conferences for teachers and school leaders. Tom is also a trustee of the National Baccalaureate Trust. Tom is married to Deb and has two children, Daisy and Sam.

Find Your Space; Own your space!

To be effective and happy, we need to be ourselves. The start of a new year, a big term ahead, it’s reflection time.  My message to teachers and leaders is to navigate the turbulence and try to do what you can to make your job your own; to carve out