Latest blogs

Will Whitehouse
Monday 26th June 2017

Will Whitehouse is the Assistant Principal for Humanities at Ark Globe Academy in South London. He joined the school in September 2016. Will regularly leads CPD sessions at Ark Globe focusing on a range of topics, including questioning. His insights have allowed staff to hone their practice and understand the benefits of deeper questioning.

Ark Conway Primary Academy
Thursday 22nd June 2017

Damian McBeath is the Executive Principal of Ark Conway Primary Academy in London. 
He is a Regional Director for Ark Schools Primary in London.

Ark Putney Academy
Tuesday 13th June 2017

Alexandra Charalambous is a voice specialist, lecturer and teacher trainer. She recently led a practical workshop at Ark's Teach 2017 conference, which explored how the voice works.

Cat Lamin
Thursday 8th June 2017

Cat Lamin is a former primary school teacher and Education Outreach Champion at pi-top. The organisation is behind the modular pi-top laptop that you build yourself. It’s a useful tool to help pupils start learning how to code, create devices, and take their knowledge to the next level.

Joy Waelend
Thursday 25th May 2017

Joy Waelend is the Executive Principal of Ark Ayrton Primary Academy and Ark Dickens Primary Academy in Portsmouth. She was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Solent about how education in primary schools has changed over the years.

English Mastery
Wednesday 24th May 2017

Nick Wallace is the Senior Curriculum and Development Lead for English Mastery and has been with the team and project since its inception. He is an experienced English teacher and a Teach First alumnus.

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Zareen is a sixth form student at Ark Globe Academy. She's also a poet, who helped found a youth poetry collective at her school and has performed at spoken word poetry “slams” on stages large and small in both the UK and the USA. Recently, she became the first Globe student to receive an offer from Oxbridge. 

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Bradley Busch is an HCPC registered Psychologist. He is a partner at InnerDrive, developing student mindsets in schools and designing and delivering teacher CPD.

Thursday 27th April 2017

Last month, Ark Conway Primary Academy in Hammersmith was awarded Gold in Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index, which recognises excellence in commitment to staff wellbeing.

Friday 21st April 2017

In our previous blogposts we discussed how great results can be achieved through informed action, which depends on insightful analysis based on accurate data. At Ark, our goal is to minimise the time spent on data collection and analysis, leaving more time for action.