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Back to the shop floor

Moving out of my office and into the engine room has been a refreshing view of the business. After twelve years of running the business, I decided it was time to step back a bit and allow the business to grow under a new direction and so it was timely that a good contact came… View Article

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Author: Jane Hayward

WSA’s Core Values

Agility, Affinity, Authority, Authenticity and Approachability.  These are the core values that drive WSA’s performance and underpin everything that we do.  Over the next few weeks we will explore the 5 A’s in more detail. This week we start with… Agility. We’re adaptable, creative, aware and engaged in our approach, and our skilled staff achieve this… View Article

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Author: Grace Gerrard-Pickering

Socially sorted at Ursuline Academy Ilford.

It could be argued that one of the biggest challenges facing schools and colleges today, is to widen communication outreach to all their stakeholders. Social media is playing an even greater role in how schools can mass communicate quickly to increasingly digital-native generations. A recent Ofcom report found that over half of children use at… View Article

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Author: Grace Gerrard-Pickering

Why should I come and work for you?

When Douglas Robb, the Headteacher at Gresham School which claims such renowned alumni as Benjamin Britten and WH Auden, made national news recently with his remarks about millennials, it was in response to a young applicant for a teaching job who, when invited to ask questions about the vacant post, said quite simply “Why should… View Article

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Author: Lester Dinnie