Climbing the Hill

Climbing the Hill
Rob Carpenter


Executive Headteacher with Foxfield and Woodhill Primary Schools in South East London.  Committed to sharing best practice and leadership thinking; learning from each other and generally being useful.  From the blogs to the documents, there are resources and ideas we want to share and believe can make a difference.  Giving away our best ideas helps us create new ones. Feedback welcomed!

Rob Carpenter

"But revolutions dont wait for legislation.  They emerge from what people do at ground level.  Education doesnt happen in committee rooms or the rhetoric of politicians.  Its what goes on between learners and teachers in actual schools"

Sir Ken Robinson (Creative Schools)


  • 07:14 PM - 21st August, 2016 On "ensuring pupils are embedding learning through application, evaluation & critique of skills" Read more
    06:15 PM - 4th August, 2016 Wow is all I can say about the new stadium. Amazing view from our seats. Thank you & Read more
  • 09:38 AM - 29th July, 2016 Yes yes, my new tune with is out today!! Go check it here!! 👊👊 Read more
    09:38 AM - 29th July, 2016 The new video for my collab with and landed, check it here!! Read more
  • 08:32 AM - 29th July, 2016 And has written an ace feature reflecting that the list suggests teens want more life skills at school Read more
    08:32 AM - 29th July, 2016 83% of from previous cohorts moved to good or outstanding. Apply at Read more Read more
  • 01:12 PM - 27th July, 2016 lays down gauntlet & rightly so. Recent OFSTED also confirms clueless interpretation of assessment Read more
    12:46 PM - 21st July, 2016 Thrilled to reveal the fab cover for my new book Long Weekends. Pre-order at Read more Read more
  • 12:37 PM - 21st July, 2016 Are you about to become a MAT Leader? Applications for our programme are open! Read more
    07:12 AM - 19th July, 2016 Another year done... nearly! Reflections on leadership learning that will make me a better leader next year. Read more
  • 08:42 PM - 15th July, 2016 Really enjoyed mastery training day. Massive thank you!
    08:58 PM - 11th July, 2016 Enjoyed making beautiful copper robots Read more