Two heads of department tackle the start of a new term Andy Barnard, at just 25, is the new Head of Geography at St Peter’s High School in Gloucester. Jo Polle is in her first year as Head of Learning Development at Waingel’s College. An experienced manager from FE, she has never taught in a secondary school before. In this series we follow both Jo and Andy throughout their first crucial summer term, gaining a fascinating and genuine insight into what it’s like to ‘start in the middle’.
In this episode, it’s the start of term, with Andy needing to get to grips with his department and Jo with her year 11 class.