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  • 03 Nov 2022
    Vocabulary Velociraptors on the loose!

    As part of our Building Better Community of Practice, St Augustine’s Academy Dunstable worked on imaginative ways to improve children’s language development. The result was a year-long whole-school programme Vocabulary Velociraptors. They’ve now made a short film about the work and it’s well worth a watch! You can view it here

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    25 Aug 2022
    Ambassadors of Tomorrow now readying for launch

    We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Comino Foundation, who have agreed to support a pilot programme for Ambassadors of Tomorrow, launching in mid-2023, initially working with a small group of secondary schools before hopefully building out to wider involvement and the inclusion of primary schools within the programme in 2024. We are very […]

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    08 Jan 2022
    Re-thinking Assessment Community of Practice

    Following a superb workshop with Bill Lucas last November, we are inviting schools with an interest in taking an action research approach to ‘re-thinking assessment’ to join our community of practice.The intention is to support each other in an individual  two year action research, development and change programme, tailored by you to your context and priorities, across […]

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    02 Jul 2021
    New partnership with Edge Future Learning

    We are thrilled to have completed a new partnership agreement with the fantastic team at Edge Future Learning. We are looking forward to working together on a range of initiatives around their agenda for school transformation. This includes our new Ambassador of Tomorrow programme and a joint national conference on March 17 in Birmingham on […]

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    15 May 2021
    Everything must change – Maggie Farrar

    In Maggie Farrar’s latest blog she explores the leadership of change and the opportunity of disruption with two SoTo Fellowship heads, Darren Randle, Head of Hollingworth Academy, Rochdale, and Caroline Skingsley, Head of Goldington Green Primary Academy, Bedford. You can read it here

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    06 Nov 2020
    Lessons from Lockdown: Challenging Assumptions About Schooling

    2020 has been a tough year. The pandemic has ushered in personal and professional challenges for us all. The education sector, in particular, has felt the disruption of lockdown. Indeed, Edge’s own research has highlighted the effect of Covid-19 on young people in education and the youth labour market. But there have been positive changes, […]

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    19 Aug 2020
    Building Back Better

    In September 2020 we will be launching our ‘Building Back Better’ programme, led by Brian Lightman, John West-Burnham and Malcolm Groves, with support from Richard Gerver and Pam Mundy. It is a two year action research programme for schools who believe the experience of coronavirus and lockdown offers a unique space and opportunity for a […]

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    11 Feb 2020
    Developing International Student Leadership

    Last week student leaders from three SoTo Fellowship schools visited CALS College in the Netherlands to take part in an International Student Leadership Conference. Our students stayed with host families and enjoyed lessons in the bilingual school as well as soaking up the Dutch culture and local landmarks. On the final day we all attended […]

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    29 Jul 2019
    “THE BEST YET”

    That’s the feedback on 2019’s head’s residential, held at the end of June. Some 26 Fellowship heads gathered in the tranquil woodland setting of Hothorpe Hall at the end of June for the Third Fellowship Headteacher Residential and two days of inspiration, sharing and thinking. Brian Lightman skilfully helped the group navigate the agenda, tracing […]

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    18 Apr 2019
    INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL LEADERS PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

    Schools of Tomorrow is delighted to be partnering with the Centre for International Learning and Leadership (CILL) to launch the  International School Leaders Programme. Schools of Tomorrow Fellowship schools will be acting as hosts for week-long study visits by groups of international school leaders. Participants will spend time in schools and in discussions with school […]

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