Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

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

David Bullock, Headteacher, Onslow St Audrey’s School
Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Deputy head, Verulam School in St Albans
Interesting fact: David is sports mad, and recently completed his first half Ironman triathlon challenge.


Trenica King, Interim headteacher, Sybil Andrews Academy
Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Interim headteacher, St Edward’s Church of England School and Sixth-Form College
Interesting fact: Trenica was crowned ‘most outstanding new teacher’ at the 2000 Guardian Teaching Awards.


Mark Lehain, Interim director, New Schools Network
Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Director, Parents and Teachers for Excellence (ongoing)
Interesting fact: Mark watches the complete Godfather trilogy of movies at least twice a year, as he believes they contain lots of lessons on strategy and leadership.


Faith Potter, Head, The Elms Nursery and Junior School
Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Head of prep and nursery, Abbotsholme School
Interesting fact: Before teaching, Faith was a white-water raft guide in the French Alps on the River Durance, and rode the Rabioux wave.


Rachel Kelly, Headteacher, Stour Valley Community School
Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form
Interesting fact: In her spare time, Rachel enjoys pilates, running and walking her cocker spaniel.


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