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.
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.
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.
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.
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.