Sheila has been School Business Manager at Hordle CE Primary School since 1999. Previously, she was Associate Practice Manager for 10 years in a leading firm of architects in London employing 100 members of staff. As a CSBM, part qualified ACCA and having a commercial background, Sheila has the experience to work with both schools and academies. Her key areas of expertise are Finance, Grant Bidding, Projects and Contractor Management, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Safeguarding and Human Resources. Sheila has supported admin teams beyond her own school and is keen to share her expertise with other schools and academies.
Sally Hulse has been teaching in the New Forest for 15 years and currently teaches at Hordle Primary School. She has over 10 years’ experience as Maths manager, significantly improving standards through development of assessment, planning and teaching and learning. Sally has delivered Maths training for South Coast SCITT as well as mentored NQTs. In her role as the school’s Pupil Premium Champion, she has introduced several innovative strategies across the whole school which have closed the gap in a number of areas including attainment, progress and attendance. Sally’s SLE accreditation is for Mathematics, I.T.T. and closing the gap for vulnerable pupils.
Sarah is Vice Principal and Head of Year 6 at Queen’s Park Academy, part of the Tregonwell Multi Academy Trust. As a result of her passion for data and the use of it to drive sustainable school improvement, QPA has made rapid improvements and was ranked 2nd in Bournemouth in 2013. She has developed a culture of accountability across all levels within the school. She leads CPD training on the use of data to increase achievement, teaching and learning and subject specific training for Phonics and other Literacy and Maths areas. Being an outstanding teacher herself, she has used coaching and mentoring effectively to move teaching across the school from good and outstanding.
Lou Trim is Deputy Head Teacher and English Leader at Hordle CE Primary School, a class teacher and NQT Manager. She has taught in Hampshire for over twelve years, teaching all ages in the primary phase and specialising in leading the English curriculum. In her extended role with the Local Authority, Lou works as a leading English teacher, offering whole school In Service training, direct classroom support and modelled lessons. In addition, she has worked with a range of Local Authority departments in embedding Literacy into the wider curriculum. She is a trained coach and is currently supporting the MLDP programme as part of the Teaching School’s network.
Annie Jenkinson is Foundation Stage Leader at Bransgore CofE Primary School. She is a Leader in Voices in the School, has trained in Speech and Language development and is a SCITT Mentor. She is committed to ensuring quality Early Years provision for our youngest learners.
David Green has been teaching for 18 years and is currently a SENCO and Year 5 and 6 Phase Leader at Bransgore CofE Primary School. In the past he has also led in both literacy and numeracy and taught across the full primary age range. David has successfully led teams in raising standards in the core curriculum and as part of his Accredited National SENCO Award work currently leads a project analysing the impact of one to one interventions on SEN pupils.
Nikki Pollitt is English Leader at Bransgore CofE Primary School in the New Forest. She is also Year 3 & 4 Phase Leader and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Nikki is a SCITT Mentor and has also been involved in providing training for all SCITT students.
Leigh is Vice Principal at the Tregonwell Academy, leading one of three sites (Nigel Bowes Campus). He leads behaviour across the academy and works collaboratively with other schools within the multi-academy trust. He has experience of leading and teaching in a highly challenging environment, teaching pupils across KS 1-4 with complex, challenging behaviour driven by a range of emotional and social difficulties. He is a trained coach, supporting; teachers, teams and leaders in developing effective whole school behaviour approaches, but also seeking solutions to behavioural challenges of individuals or groups of pupils.
Jo has taught in Primary schools in Cumbria, Bournemouth and Dorset with subject responsibilities ranging from assessment and ICT to PE and Art. She has promoted school development as an active Key Stage 2 leader and member of the SLT in 3 different schools. Currently working as Deputy Head and Inclusion Manager at Courthill Infant school in Poole, she has a wealth of experience in all areas of school and staff development – driving pupil progress in a supportive and collaborative way. As a Consultant SENCO for Bournemouth, she liaised with the Local Authority and worked extensively with staff, parents and children within local schools to lead and support sustainable improvement in all areas relating to SEND and vulnerable learners. Jo has completed the comprehensive ‘Leading Learning Through Schools Supporting Schools’ programme and strategies developed within her own schools and in a number of local schools include, peer coaching, leading staff training, progress tracking, assessment, intervention monitoring and practical, school related approaches to planning, resourcing and evaluating impact. Jo works alongside new SENCO’s supporting them in their role and works closely with ITT personnel to develop their inclusive practices.
Lorna is a year 5/6 class teacher and Maths leader at Milford-on-Sea Primary School. She has worked tirelessly this year in her role as Maths Leader to develop a consistent approach to planning, teaching and assessing maths. She has worked with other schools to share best practice and to support CPD across other schools.
Alexandra is Principal at Queen’s Park Academy, part of the Tregonwell Multi Academy Trust. She has led whole school initiatives to ensure robust and sustainable improvements to leadership structures, pupil achievement and teaching and learning, which has led to QPA being one of the most rapidly improving schools in Bournemouth in 2012 with some of the highest results in Bournemouth in 2013. She leads CPD training on a wide range of leadership and management areas and has devised, implemented and continually models a highly effective coaching and mentoring package to rapidly move teaching to good and outstanding. She currently supports other schools’ leadership teams with data management to support pupils’ achievement, teaching and learning and rapid whole school improvements, whilst developing succession planning within her own SLT. Alex warmly welcomes visits to QPA.