This morning it was my privilege to join the Remembrance Day Parade and church service. Barton-under-Needwood was served proudly by The Royal British Legion, local servicemen past and present, children […]

“Don’t wish that it was easier. Wish that you were better!” (Jim Rohn)

At this point in the academic year, whole cohorts of our young people are undertaking final examinations in courses they have studied for the last two years. Nothing different about […]

Why small talk is such a big deal!

In March, it was my privilege to accompany two of our Sixth Form students to the annual Drapers’ Company Court Dinner. This event, hosted as a means for all organisations […]

New Technologies

For this month’s Blog, I have chosen to return to the theme of new technologies. Some months ago, I wrote that John Taylor was on a journey to harness technologies […]

“The academy’s work to keep students safe and secure is outstanding.”

“Students at John Taylor High School receive an outstanding education so that they are exceptionally well prepared for the next stage of their lives.”

“The Principal, governors and leaders at all levels are relentless in their drive to continually enhance teaching and learning”

“Students and parents value the academy greatly and believe that staff do the best they possibly can for them.”