Saintly gesture

28th March 2003 at 00:00
The National Primary Headteachers Association creativity conference last weekend was enlivened when a three-piece jazz band marched into the hall and struck up. As heads were roused from pre-lunch reveries, John Gawthorpe, chairman of the association, beamed. It was probably pure coincidence that the tune was "When the Saints, go marching in" and that Gawthorpe is a dedicated "Saints" (Southampton Football Club) fan.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today