School Improvement Liverpool appoints new Director of Education

Taking up post earlier this year, Jonathan Jones has become Director of Education for Liverpool. This role combines Chief Education Officer and Director of School Improvement Liverpool. Jonathan’s background is long-established in education and since 2007 he has held various senior leadership posts. Jonathan has previously been an HMI with Ofsted

Much-loved headteacher retires from Florence Melly

Ken Heaton has retired as headteacher of Florence Melly Community Primary School, Walton. Ken was due to retire at the beginning of the Easter break, however, due to the pandemic and the school being designated as a hub school for the city, he worked up until 30 April to ensure a

Rainford High appoints new learning leader

Mr Jordan Penfold has been appointed the new year 7 learning leader at Rainford High. Taking on the additional responsibility alongside his job as RE teacher at the school, Mr Penfold started the position this summer term. The role will see Mr Penfold support and aid student learning of the youngest members

Abbot’s Lea appoints a new deputy headteacher

Mrs Emily Tobin has joined Abbot’s Lea School, Woolton, as the new deputy headteacher. Mrs Tobin started the position at the end of March – the most unusual time in the modern history of education! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the national schools’ closure, she has been working remotely from

Rainford High appoints four apprentices

Rainford High has welcomed four budding apprentices to its team of teaching and non-teaching support staff. Megan Tinsley, Natasha Smith and Rebecca Scott have all taken on teaching assistant apprenticeships, whilst former Rainford High student, Ellie Killa, has joined the administration team to complete an apprenticeship in business administration. Over the years,