School Improvement Team

Mary Davies - NLE 

Secondary specialist

Free School opening

Senior & Middle Leadership

Improvement / Action Planning

Recruitment & Retention

Safeguarding & Inclusion

Workload reduction & Wellbeing

Curriculum

Teaching & Learning

Assessment

Culture & Climate

Experience Secondary Headteacher

 

Francois Walker - NLE 

Primary specialist

Director of Whiteknights English Hub Lead

Senior & Middle Leadership

Improvement / Action Planning

Recruitment & Retention

Workload reduction & Wellbeing

Curriculum

Teaching & Learning

Assessment

Culture & Climate

Safeguarding & Inclusion

Experienced Primary Headteacher

Richard Hawthorne - Director of Berkshire Teaching School Alliance 

Richard is Deputy Headteacher for The Maiden Erlegh Trust and the Director of the Berkshire Teaching School Alliance. Richard began his working life in industry but moved into teaching in 2001. Prior to joining Maiden Erlegh School in 2016 he was Assistant Headteacher at Garth Hill College in Bracknell. Prior to this Richard worked in an advisory capacity for Reading Borough Council’s School Improvement Team, working on learning and teaching across Primary and Secondary Schools both in the Borough and often beyond.  His portfolios have included the leadership of teaching and learning, standards, curriculum, pastoral and timetabling.  Along with leading the Teaching School, Richard oversees areas of standards, Trust-wide CPD, Trust-wide Appraisal, provision for more able students, Trust-wide Careers Strategy, STEAM across the Trust and line management of several departments at Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge.

SLE's
 

Name Areas of Specialism
Andy Johnson Headteacher; Opening of a new Free School
Sara Ellis Secondary Curriculum; Leadership; Closing Gaps
Graham Attridge Assessment; Target Setting; Reporting
Rob Buck Careers and Destinations; NEET's reduction
Cat Bell Science; Good to Outstanding; Getting to Good
Francesca Brook Computer Science; E-Safety Strategy
Alison Morgan Standards; Middle Leadership; Staff Wellbeing
Paul Gibson Vocational and Technical Curriculum Design

Primary SLE's
 

 
Name Areas of Specialism
Emma Connor EYFS; Phonics
Kirstie Dolan English; Phonics; CPD Leadership
Louise Lever English; More Able Provision
Julie Foster School Business Management

 

Secondary SLE's
 

Name Subject Specialism
Leoni Moran Mathematics
Jane Escott-New English
Damien Bell Science
Jonathan Curtis Design Technology
Sian Jones RS
Jennie Pitman Music
Tom Stewart History
Carlie Hill History
Ben Garner Sociology
Martin Sutton Geography
Tom Hutchinson Geography
Siobhan Tyson Science
Ceri Burns Behaviour and Inclusion