Emma Pattison and Croydon High School

Connaught Education recently met the new Headmistress of Croydon High School: Emma Pattison. Croydon High is of London’s most well-respected girls’ schools and part of the prestigious Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) network. This was our first visit to Croydon High and we were hugely impressed with the school’s beautiful…...

Retention, retention, retention

Ministers this week confirmed the official new resignation rate for teachers. Of the 24,100 state school teachers who qualified in 2010, 30% had resigned by 2015, with 13% resigning within the first 12 months. The government defended itself by saying teacher retention rates have been broadly stable over the last…...