Andy Kemp

Student Leadership - Project Leadership

By Andy | June 3, 2018 | 2 Comment

This article follows on from a series I wrote earlier in the year exploring whether student leadership in schools should be a right or a privilege: Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 1 Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 2 Student Leadership - A Right or a […]

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The Head as a Conductor

By Andy | February 4, 2018 | 0 Comment

Having spent six years at Wells Cathedral School (one of the five UK Specialist Music Schools), the last two as Head of the Senior School, I’ve learned a lot about music and even more about leadership. Having watched easily 200+ concerts in the last few years I’ve come to understand the importance of the role […]

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Servant Leadership

By Andy | January 22, 2018 | 0 Comment

A question you get asked a lot in interviews for leadership roles is to describe your leadership style or approach. I’ve spent a lot of time in my last 10 years or middle and senior leadership reflecting on this question. It even formed a significant part of my MBA studies where my dissertation focused on […]

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Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 3

By Andy | January 14, 2018 | 2 Comment

This is part three of a three part series of articles on student leadership - If you haven’t already read Parts 1 and 2, you can do so by following these links: Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 1 Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 2 In […]

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Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 2

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This is part two of a three part series of articles on student leadership - If you haven’t already read Part 1, you can do so by following this link: Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 1 In the first part of this series of articles looking at Student Leadership, I […]

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Student Leadership - A Right or a Privilege? - Part 1

By Andy | January 13, 2018 | 0 Comment

This is part one of a three part series of articles on student leadership Around a year ago I spent a lot of time reflecting on how our prefect system worked at Wells Cathedral School. Like many schools our prefect system involved appointing around 20 students (making up about one fifth of our upper sixth) […]

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