Teachers, support staff, classrooms, school: incredible people, incredible place. | Tom Sherrington

Reflecting on the last couple of weeks at Highbury Grove, I’m struck by just how amazing the work is that we do.  I was sitting in an incredible maths lesson thinking: what’s happening here is extraordinary.  All of these complicated young people and their teacher are wrapped up in a process that is so complex, nuanced, dynamic, multi-layered; so difficult and yet so brilliant.  Simply at the level of human interaction, never mind the learning itself, teaching well is an extraordinary challenge – one that my staff meet day in day out, very often with young people with highly complex social…

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