Monthly Archives: March 2011

True Grit – Blithe Spirit

By the time you read this, you will know which film got the Oscar for Best Film this year.  I write, thinking, ‘How could it not be ‘The King’s Speech’ – how could it not?!’  But I am aware that stranger things have happened, and there is no doubt it is a very British film,… Read More »

If the headship cap fits… to lead is to learn how

Hilary Moriarty reports from the Boarding Schools’ Association’s deputy heads conference When the National College’s chief executive Steve Munby addressed deputies at the Boarding Schools’ Association’s annual deputy heads conference recently, he referred to people “assuming the mantle of leadership”, a garment which, he asserted, fitted some people very well from the off. Other people… Read More »