Edition 20: Annaliese Briggs, Miriam Fredrickson and Sarah Militello

Pic from left: Annaliese Briggs, Sarah Militello and Miriam Fredrickson

Annaliese Briggs has been appointed the new curriculum development manager at Floreat Education.

Ms Briggs, 29, joins following a year as a Policy Exchange research fellow.

“I thoroughly enjoyed my year,” she says. “As a trained primary school teacher, I was really pleased to be able to focus on the future of primary school improvement in this country.”

Ms Briggs studied English literature at Queen Mary, University of London, where she stayed on to complete a masters in early
20th-century literature.

She gained her PGCE with Wandsworth school-centred initial teacher training.

In her new position, Ms Briggs will develop a knowledge and virtue curriculum for Floreat’s primary schools.

Headley Park primary school in Bristol has appointed Miriam Fredrickson as headteacher.

Ms Fredrickson, 43, joins the school, part of the Malago Learning Partnership, from the federation of Bishop Sutton and Stanton Drew primary schools, Chew Valley.

A French graduate, Ms Fredrickson started teaching after ten years in family and youth support work across Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.

Her first post was at Marlbrook Primary in Hereford; she then moved on to Kingstone and Thruxton Primary, in Herefordshire, becoming head of primary teaching and learning as the school moved to an academy trust.

“As soon as I walked into Headley Park it felt like the place I want to be with a strong sense of community and energy,” she says.

“I live in south Bristol and I’m looking forward to being part of providing an excellent education for all our children.”

In north London, Maple Walk prep school has appointed Sarah Militello as deputy headteacher.

She joined the school in 2012 after completing a PGCE at the University of Greenwich and a degree in history of art at University College London.

Of her new role, Ms Militello says: “I am hugely excited about the opportunity to make a larger contribution to the school, and play a key role in its continued success.

“I look forward to working even more closely with the pupils,
parents and staff of Maple Walk to continue to promote the values of excellence which lay at the heart of our school.”

Headteacher Sarah Gillam said: “Appointing Sarah enhances the strong leadership team at Maple Walk.”

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