Headteacher, Nethersole CE Primary Academy
Jo became Headteacher at Nethersole CE Primary Academy in June 2019. Prior to this, Jo was Deputy Head at St George’s, Edgbaston from September 2018. She has been teaching for 20 years and has taught in schools in Birmingham and Sandwell. Being part of a Church of England school really inspired her to live ‘Life in all its fullness’ and she wants to take this ethos and inspire and motivate others.
Headteacher, St George's CE Primary Academy, Edgbaston
Shirley is the Head teacher at St Georges Church of England Primary School, Edgbaston. Shirley has passionately worked for the Church of England from newly qualified teacher to her appointment as Head Teacher of St Georges Church of England Primary School, Edgbaston in January 2013.
Shirley’s love and aspirations for the pupils, staff, families and the wider school community are at the heart of all she strives to do. She believes that schools are not only places where children excel and fulfil their potential, but they are places of people formation that help children to build a good character in preparation for secondary school and their future. Shirley’s own faith drives her to make a real difference in the lives of others in supporting them to be the best that they can be.
Head teacher, Holy Trinity CE Primary School
Paula became Headteacher at Holy Trinity CE Primary Academy in September 2015. Prior to this, Paula spent 15 years teaching at schools in Sandwell.
Headteacher at Warton Nethersole's CE Primary School
Sue is Headteacher at Warton Nethersole’s Primary School. Warton Nethersole’s joined Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) on 1st September 2019.
Sue was officially appointed to the Head Teacher’s role in 2012. Prior to that she taught in classes across both Key Stages including some years in Reception. Sue feels privileged to lead a dedicated and professional staff, and to feel part of the local community of Warton. Most importantly, she enjoys working with, and getting to know, the children who continue to delight her with their endless energy and desire to learn new things.
Sue’s vision is to continue to strengthen the school’s capacity to maintain high educational standards, whilst recognising that children are unique individuals with many different strengths and abilities, but always with the potential to achieve given the right conditions for learning.
Headteacher at St Michael's CE Primary School
In January 2020, Jane became the Interim Headteacher at St Michael’s CE Primary School in Bartley Green and took over the position permanently in April 2020. Previously, Jane was Headteacher at Quinton Church Primary School from January 2019 having been part of the Barchelai Multi Academy Trust for 4 years. Born and brought up in South Wales, Jane came to Birmingham for university and has been here ever since. Having taught in all year groups in the primary phase, she has enjoyed leading Numeracy, Literacy, Music and P.E. in a number of schools in Birmingham. She enjoys participating in sports and is a keen musician. The education of the whole child through opportunities to enrich their lives in activities that broaden and deepen learning is at the heart of Jane’s philosophy for education. Encompassing the Christian values that are key to BDMAT alongside welcoming the children of the community into a caring, secure and safe environment is a priority for Jane in her headship.
Headteacher, St. Margaret's CE Primary School
Anita has been a teacher for 24 years and has spent most of her teaching career in Solihull teaching across the full age range from FS1 through to Year 6. She became headteacher at St Margaret’s CE Primary School in September 2018. She feels incredibly proud and privileged to be leading the school. She is passionate about developing the whole child and ensuring that each child is given the opportunity and support to fulfil their full potential regardless of their starting point. This is something that St Margaret’s does this really well with the Christian ethos being at the very heart of everything that they do.
Headteacher, St George's CE Primary Academy, Newtown
Linda was appointed Headteacher at St George’s, Newtown in September 2019. Linda has served within the primary education sector for twenty years teaching in Birmingham, Dudley and Sandwell local authorities. Committed to lifelong learning, Linda’s passion stems from the exhilarating feeling that she gets when motivating and enthusing students, colleagues and parents towards achieving their personal goals especially when the outcomes will have positive life changing effects for all involved. She is extremely proud to be the head teacher of St. George’s Primary Academy, Newtown.
Headteacher, Coleshill CE Primary School
Matthew returned to his roots when he was appointed Head Teacher of Coleshill C of E Primary School in April 2018, having previously spent his teaching career in Staffordshire. Growing up in the area and attending the local secondary school, Matthew has a strong affinity with Coleshill and a passionate desire to see his pupils’ and community thrive.
Head of School, St Michael's, Handsworth
Melanie became Head of School at St Michael’s CE Primary Academy in June 2019.
She is extremely proud to be the Head of School of this happy and successful school. All the staff at St. Michael’s strive to make school a special place to work, learn and play. She believes that the school offers all of its children an excellent education, full of exciting opportunities, challenge and interest. As a result children make good progress, experience success and are happy and secure individuals.
Headteacher, Nonsuch Primary Academy, Woodgate Valley
Sally has worked at Nonsuch Primary School for the last sixteen years and has been the Headteacher since January 2019. Sally loves everything about the school, especially the community spirit, and is passionate about working with both the children and the parents to provide the best learning opportunities and experiences for the pupils.
Sally strongly believes that a quality education gives children both choices and life chances. This belief is at the heart of everything she does.
Headteacher, St Clement's CE Primary Academy
I have developed and grown in my passion for teaching, guiding and supporting children, staff and families during my 16 years at St Clement’s CE Academy. There was a period during this time when I worked at a very different type of school, but quickly realised that working within a Church of England inner city school was where I felt most effective. Becoming the Head Teacher has inspired me to continue to raise aspirations and breakdown barriers so that everyone that passes through our doors feels welcomed, appreciated and valued.
Headteacher, Woodside CofE Primary School
Awen became headteacher at Woodside C of E Primary in 2009 and prior to that she had worked in both C of E and Catholic schools across North Warwickshire. She feels that the core Christian values of love and respect for all, underpin all that she strives to achieve for the children and wider school community.
Headteacher, Hawkesley Church Primary Academy
Sam became Head of School at Hawkesley Church Primary Academy in January 2019.
At Hawkesley Church Primary academy, they place a high priority on children as individuals in God’s world. As part of the school’s distinctive Christian ethos, they encourage each pupil to live out the academy’s values of respect, responsibility, hopefulness, friendship, truthfulness and perseverance. They are also proud of the very strong links they have with the Church of England and the Methodist Church.
Acting Headteacher, Quinton Church Primary School
Carl was appointed Acting Headteacher at Quinton Church Primary School in January 2020. Previous to this, he was Assistant Headteacher at the school for 3 years. Throughout his teaching career, Carl has taught in all year groups and has led maths, PE, history, geography, science, pupil premium and behaviour at a number of schools across Sandwell.
Carl is dedicated in leading the amazing team of staff at Quinton to ensure pupils are provided with a broad and balanced curriculum that will enable them with skills in life to succeed. Carl’s vision for the school is to continue to raise the high standards of education offered whilst providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.
As a new Head, Carl is currently completing his CofE PQH which will support him in leading a school with Christian distinctiveness.