Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

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

Vicky Lloyd, Headteacher, Stamford Welland Academy
Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Deputy headteacher, Priory Belvoir Academy
Interesting fact: Vicky once won the British water polo championships with Loughborough University.


William Goldsmith, Headmaster, St George’s School
Start date: January 2019
Previous job: Headmaster, St Leonard’s Junior School
Interesting fact: William loves cycling and has ridden from John O’Groats to Land’s End.


Amelia Walker, National director for strategy, Ormiston Academies Trust
Start date: August 2018
Previous job: Deputy director for research and evaluation, Ofsted
Interesting fact: Amelia’s first experience of education was in a nursery in the isolated village of Klemtu, belonging to the Kitasoo tribe in Canada


Katherine Humpleby, Secondary school improvement lead, Hope Learning Trust
Start date: May 2018
Previous job: Education adviser, Diocese of York
Interesting fact: Katherine is a keen saxophonist, and plays in the Durham Gala Theatre Big Band.


James Eldon, Principal, Manchester Academy
Start date: September 2018
Previous job: CEO, The Altius Trust and Principal, Manchester Enterprise Academy
Interesting fact: James is a self-confessed soul music devotee, and a long suffering Bristol City supporter


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