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Meet the School Improvement Team

Meet the School Improvement Team

Experienced, successful school leaders, effectively facilitating and coaching to build capacity and self-sufficiency.

Meet our team of expert facilitators and coaches.

Nigel Bright

Nigel has led successful church primary schools and worked as School Improvement Partner. He is currently a South West Regional network facilitator for the Church of Englandís Foundation for Educational Leadership and a Lead Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme.†††††††

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Sara Bright

Sara is an education consultant and a Registered Inspector with Ofsted and Local Authority Adviser. She has held a range of leadership roles in various settings.

Ralph Bullock

Ralph has led successful primary schools and is currently a Local Authority School Improvement Adviser. He supports new head teachers and works with senior leaders and governors in a wide range of schools. Ralph is a Lead Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme.†††††††

Steve Colledge

Steve is currently an education consultant and has until recently held posts as Secondary Director of a Multi-Academy Trust and Teaching School, Executive Principal and Principal. He has worked as an NLE, is currently a practising Ofsted Inspector and mentors new Headteachers.†††††††

Annette Cox

Annette has led successful primary schools and is currently a Lead Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme. She is Vice Chair of a governing body and a trained Navigator for the Compass for Life programme.

Tracey France

Tracey leads initiatives that focus on developing education system leadership and school effectiveness at the University of Worcester. She has held senior leadership roles in secondary schools, worked as an Education Adviser for a Local Authority leading on strategic school improvement programmes and until recently was a registered Ofsted inspector.

Edward Gregory

Ed is a Headteacher with over 20 years of values- based primary school leadership experience. Ed has delivered on national programmes such as NPQH and NPQSL as well as being a LLE. Ed has led the University of Worcester school improvement programme in Stoke-on-Trent and has extensive experience as a Lead Facilitator. He is training to be a SIAMS inspector.† ††††††

Peter Hanratty

Across his many years as a successful Primary Headteacher, Peter has delivered training and facilitated learning and leadership development within his own school and across regional networks of schools. Peter is a Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme..

Tracey OíKeefe Pullan

Tracey currently leads two schools within a Multi-Academy Trust and is an Ofsted Inspector. She has undertaken support for Headteacher colleagues on behalf of the Diocese of Worcester and for the Local Authority. Tracey is a Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme.†††††††

Julie Rees

Julie is a Primary Headteacher and a recognised consultant for her work in the area of Values-based Education. She regularly contributes at national conferences and takes a strategic role in the Local Authority as Chair of Schools Forum. Julie is a facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme.

Paul Sheehan

Paul has recently joined the University of Worcester and is leading on initiatives that support schools and Multi-Academy Trusts to develop and secure effective school-to-school support through collaborative leadership and collegial problem solving. Paul is a Lead Facilitator for the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme. Paul was a successful Executive Headteacher in a Multi Academy Trust and has worked as an ICT Advisor for a Local Authority.

Julia Steward

Julia is a highly experienced leadership consultant, she currently works as an Independent Coach specialising in leadership and is a Facilitator for the University of Worcester, delivering the Stoke-on-Trent school improvement programme. Previously, she has led the implementation of NPQH in the South West and is an NCTL accredited Coach and Facilitator.†††††††

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Email: schoolimprovement@worc.ac.uk
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