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Why special measures is child’s play

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Andrew Morrish

I am currently scratching a seven-year itch. It was in 2007 that  my current school came out of special measures and I can’t wait to get stuck in to my next one, seven years later. On 1st July, we sponsor a nearby primary school and so we begin again the journey of transforming a school from special measures to outstanding. The staff here are up for the challenge and looking forward to it. We understand the pains and stresses of being in special measures. We know how difficult it is to perform when under immense pressure. We know what it’s like to be told continually by outsiders that we are not good enough. More importantly though, we know how exciting, energising and rewarding the journey can be, especially the moment when we are declared outstanding.

Thinking back, it’s not easy trying to pinpoint exactly what it is that shifts a…

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