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‘Stop exam tricks and willy-nilly off-rolling,’ headteachers are told

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Add a dollop of trust to a tablespoon of wisdom, a sprinkling of kindness, a dash of justice, and season well with courage. Ta-da! You’ve made the perfect headteacher. (Measurements may vary, depending on the individual).

That is the ideal recipe, according to the Association of School and College Leaders. The union is launching a new ethical code which will show heads “the right way to act”, Tes revealed exclusively this week.

Cooked up by a high-powered commission, including Ofsted chief Amanda Spielman and UCL Institute of Education director Becky Francis, the “Framework for Ethical ...

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