Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

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

Philip Horstrup, Headteacher, Dover Grammar School for Boys
Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Interesting fact: Philip’s party trick is juggling.


James Saunders, Headteacher, Honywood School
Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Vice-principal, Tendring College
Interesting fact: Before teaching, James worked as a music producer, and has written and recorded 10 albums in a range of genres; he specialised in acousmatic music.


Angela Donkin, Chief social scientist, National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)
Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Deputy director, UCL Institute of Health Equity
Interesting fact: Angela is a part-time potter


John Leach, Director, Institute of Childhood and Education, Leeds Trinity University
Start date: June 2018
Previous job: Pro vice-chancellor for academic staffing and equalities, Sheffield Hallam University
Interesting fact: John had awake brain surgery five years ago, and has raised £2,000 for brain tumour charity Brainstrust


Adrian Price, Principal, George Salter Ormiston Academy
Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Principal, Tenbury High Ormiston Academy
Interesting fact: Adrian has travelled extensively throughout Asia and Australia, and his favourite memory is a dive off the Ningaloo reef, where he encountered turtles and grey nurse sharks.

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