Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?

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

Josephine Valentine, Executive headteacher, Danes Educational Trust

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Headteacher, St Clement Danes School
Interesting fact: Josephine has a PhD in oral histopathology.

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Toby Sutherland, Headteacher, St Clement Danes School

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, St Clement Danes School
Interesting fact: Toby was the first person to ride a snake-board in the UK, having spent his Christmas demonstrating them on the top floor of Hamleys.

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Mark Kilmurray, Headteacher, Armfield Academy (opens September 2018)

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Associate principal, Montgomery High School
Interesting fact: Mark’s proudest moment was being part of the team at Millfield Science and Performing Arts College that received the Pupil Premium award for Lancashire and then a national award from Nick Clegg the following year.

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Sarah Edwards, Headteacher, Gordon Children’s Academy

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, The Malling School
Interesting fact: Sarah has run five marathons and eight half marathons, raising a total of £4,000 and running over 5,620 miles since 2009.

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Stephen Thompson, Headteacher, Croxley Danes School

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Deputy Headteacher, St Clement Danes School
Interesting fact: Stephen is colour-blind, which has created some challenges when determining the internal colour schemes for his new school’s permanent buildings.

 

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