Latest head teacher Stories

2013-06-02 23:03:36

PUPILS at Penketh High School in Warrington had a huge surprise in their leavers assembly as they witnessed a shot-by-shot recreation of the YouTube hit video ‘Gangnam Style’ starring their

2012-09-20 23:02:26

Rediker Software, an educational technology software company, announced today the release of Teacher Evaluator.

2008-09-22 18:00:27

WOMEN and ethnic minorities are still under represented at head teacher level, a new report has found. In the past year, 32% of head teachers appointed in secondary schools were women, down from over 40% the year before, according to the 14th annual teacher recruitment survey.

2008-07-10 03:00:26

By HANNAH TAYLOR Pupils and staff at a Torquay primary school are celebrating after receiving a double dose of 'outstanding' praise by inspectors. Ilsham Church of England Primary School has been classed as 'outstanding' by inspectors from the Office for Standards in Education.

2008-07-09 00:00:26

By HANNAH TAYLOR Priory Primary School has been described as a "satisfactory and rapidly improving school" in its latest Ofsted report.

2008-06-25 12:03:03

AS A primary head teacher I feel the need to pass on my views regarding primary proms (Focus, June 21).

2008-06-19 09:00:53

By Chris Fay SOME of the region's best teachers have been recognised in this year's North-East Teaching Awards. More than 250 pupils, parents, governors and teachers cheered the ten winners at the awards last night, which were held at the Sage music centre, in Gateshead.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.