Movers & Shakers, Politics

Movers & Shakers: Who’s new this week?

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

David Cresswell, Head of sixth form, Barnard Castle School

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Head of German at Radley College
Interesting fact: He was in the Oxford University dramatic society alongside Oscar-nominee Felicity Jones and Dr Who and Game of Thrones actor Harry Lloyd.


Jeremy Handscomb, Head of school, Holy Trinity Church of England School

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Head of School at Castle Primary School
Interesting fact: Jeremy has a degree in meteorology.


Tina Evans, CEO Salisbury Plain Academies

Start date: August 2017
Previous job: School improvement adviser for Wiltshire County Council
Interesting fact: Tina has just met her birth father for the very first time after 53 years.


Helen Woodhams, Head of Small Schools, the Redstart Learning Partnership

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Assistant head at the Redstart Primary School
Interesting fact: Helen used to manage a holiday company in the Alps.


Gareth Nation, Head of School, Castle Primary School

Start date: September 2017
Previous job: Deputy head at Ilchester Primary School
Interesting fact: Gareth has a degree in ceramics and competes in triathlons in his spare time.


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