They know and care for their students and, as inspiring leaders and managers, create an environment where success is expected and supported. Students enjoy coming to school and develop as confident and positive learners with the skills, qualities and exam success necessary to broaden their opportunities and increase their life chances.
We’d love to read about what makes your colleague an inspiring and successful secondary headteacher, who is a great leader and is making a real difference to the lives of children and the work of staff within their school. What are the ingredients of their success?
Please tell us in around 1000 words, referring to the guide prompts below. You can add further details in the additional information section at the end of this form, should you wish to.
This category is open to all secondary phase headteachers, who have been headteacher in their current school for a minimum of 3 years, and who hold qualified teacher status. We welcome entries from state and independent schools.
The following prompts might help to focus your thinking as you prepare your entry: