Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?

Your weeky guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

Harriet Thompson, Assistant Head of Academic Development, Ampleforth College

Start date: September 2017
Current job: Head of economics and business at Truro School, Cornwall
Interesting fact: Thompson rescues retired racing greyhounds and once walked the Yorkshire Three Peaks twice in 24 hours for charity.

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Rebecca Handley-Kirk, Principal, The Hewitt Academy, Norwich

Start date: September 2017
Current job: Principal, Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, Norwich
Interesting fact: As a teenager she competed at a national level in swimming.

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Rebecca Clark, Secondary Regional Director for London and Portsmouth, Ark

Start date: September 2017
Current job: RSC for the South West
Interesting fact: Clark was the youngest headteacher in the country in 2009 when she took on her first headship at Oasis Academy John Williams in Bristol, when she was 31.

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Sam Robertson, Headteacher, Laxton Junior School, Oundle

Start date: September 2017
Current job: Deputy head, Modern English School, Cairo
Interesting fact: He has visited more than 50 countries, and was presented with a golden egg by a high monk in Myanmar.

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Gareth Burton, Headteacher, Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Start date: September 2017
Current job: Associate headteacher at Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre
Interesting fact: Burton once completed a “loop the loop” in a stunt plane.

 

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