Specialist school appoints new head of autism research and development

Abbot’s Lea School in Woolton has appointed a new head of autism research and development.  The new member of the team, Sara Muršić, will continue to develop, implement and promote the school’s innovation in research and teaching practice.  Sara, who is originally from Croatia, moved to Liverpool in 2017 to study at Edge Hill University. She

Four new appointments at Rainford High

Rainford High has announced the promotion of four members of staff. After 14 years as PE Faculty Leader, Gary Makin, has taken on the new role of director of personal development and whole school CEAIG (careers education, information and guidance). Personal development and wellbeing are crucial elements of the school curriculum and

Always a Whitefielder

Jill Wright was appointed as Headteacher at Whitefield Primary School in July. Jill has had a rather unusual career path as she joined Whitefield as an NQT in 1990 and having taken on many roles in school and several secondments, she has always returned to Whitefield. Jill said: “I am very

New head of school for Deyes High School

Victoria Beaney has been appointed the new head of school at Deyes High School. Having previously held positions at schools in High Peak, Warrington and Wigan over the years, Victoria is now settling into her new surroundings and is looking forward to working with the Lydiate Learning Trust, which Deyes High

Patrick Ottley-O’Connor moves to Bolton school

Former executive principal of North Liverpool Academy, Patrick Ottley-O’Connor has taken on a new headship at a school in Bolton. Patrick was originally brought in by the Northern Schools Trust - which the academy is part of - to assist the deputy headteacher, Emily Vernon and support her in becoming principal