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25 June 2018

‘School music is more than an enjoyable pastime’

To save school music, we need to show that there’s more to it than learning instruments for fun, says this … More


30 May 2018

GCSE and A-level Composition

Here’s an extract of my talk I was due to give at the MMA Conference at Eton College. I am … More


24 May 2018

Strong Arts, Strong Schools (RSA)

I enjoyed attending the Strong Arts, Strong Schools event at RSA House yesterday (23 May). Interesting panel of Darren Henley, Andria … More


13 May 2018

Cultural Leadership Community

The Cultural Leadership Community run by A New Direction comes to a close 19 July. For my project, that I’ll … More


19 April 2018

Trust in Leadership: Leadership Development with Dr Paul Browning

Dr. Paul Browning has a knack for engendering trust rather quickly, and he clearly embodies the practices he has developed … More


31 March 2018

Honesty is the best policy

As part of the Chartered Teacher Programme we are expected to write a reflective journal entry at points through the … More


04 March 2018

Broad and balanced

I’m getting stuck into the Chartered College Chartered Teacher Programme: lots more reading about teaching things than I used to … More


24 September 2017

How does it fit together?

What role does music(al) learning play in the music industry? Is it to promote engagement with music so they will … More


07 July 2017

HMC Cluster Meeting

We hosted an enjoyable HMC Cluster meeting at my school, City of London School for Girls in early June. I … More


13 March 2017

On Wenlock Edge

A joy to work with London Philharmonic Orchestra Education team for the first time writing and presenting a seminar on … More