My manifesto to fix our broken schools system: the politicians can have it for free

End political meddling in the classroom, abolish Ofsted, increase education funding, get rid of league tables, a reduction in workload, better pay for school staff, no new grammars, a new teacher-designed curriculum – one celebrated head offers his recipe for success in schools policy.


As we all know we are in general election mode: seven weeks of talking education into submission.


In the next few weeks each party will produce a manifesto making outlandish proposals for schools but short in delivery details. Revisit the conservative manifesto for 2015 and you will appreciate what I mean.


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