TES Education Hub – Why every headteacher needs a good head for figures, By Stephen Crouch

All schools must balance the books. As a modern school leader, you can’t simply be a headteacher, leading a group of professionals in their practice; you must also be a chief executive. As recent financial crises remind us, a chief executive who doesn’t understand how their organisation’s finances work can put not only their own reputation, but the future of their whole organisation in jeopardy.

Microsoft at The Telegraph Festival of Education – 23rd-24th June

On June 23rd-24th, Microsoft will be taking up residence at Wellington College (a Microsoft Showcase School) as the headline sponsor for The Telegraph Festival of Education. Featuring a line-up of headline speakers including the Rt. Hon Nicky Morgan MP, Sir Michael Wilshaw, Piers Morgan and Sir Clive Woodward, The Telegraph Festival of Education brings together the very best…

Guest post from BFC Networks – The Wellington Diploma on Office 365

The following post is written by Alex Pearce, of BFC Networks. — The Wellington Academy -a medium sized Secondary and Sixth Form in semi-rural Wiltshire – is the sponsored Academy of Wellington College, Berkshire (a Microsoft Showcase School). A school with a real drive for developing student character, we been using the Office 365 platform to…

Master students report key talks and discussions at The Sunday Times Festival of Education

On 25th and 26th June 2011, The Sunday Times Festival of Education took place at Wellington College, Berkshire. Here Wellington brought in a team of nine student reporters from the Masters course in journalism at City University and invited them to write some short reports on some of the talks and discussions during the event….


With the summer come the festivals!

  It’s the time of year where with the summer sunshine (well some), the festival season is upon us. Ok, so I wasn’t showing off my wellies and descending down on Glastonbury trying to make my way through all the mud and find a spot for my tent,  however I did  attend The Sunday Times…


The Sunday Times & Wellington College, Festival of Education – In Partnership with Microsoft, 25th-26th June 2011

Come to The Sunday Times and Wellington College Festival of Education on 25th and 26th June to learn more about the most important issues in education today. This will be an unmissable event for anyone who cares about the future of education. Be part of an audience of parents, students, academics, teachers and policy-makers and…