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Blue sky high

Claire Amos

What happens when you take 15 years of teaching and leading at four different fairly traditional, fairly engaging, high-performing secondary schools, add 3 years of innovation incubation as part of the establishment senior leadership team at Hobsonville Point Secondary School, and throw in a bit of Most Likely to Succeed (the documentary and book)? For me it’s resulted in the creation of Blue Sky High. In this piece I introduce you to Blue Sky High in an effort to condense down my long-range inquiry on how schools might change and provide readers with my top five recommendations. It is adapted from my January 2016 blog post at

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