Dr Harris has been Interim Executive Headteacher of North Walsham since November 2019. He is also Headteacher of Long Stratton High School. Previously, he has worked in challenging schools in Norfolk and Coventry and has been a senior leader for nine years. His focus is always ensuring that pupils have the best possible life chances when they leave school. He is passionate about working closely with amazing teachers, supportive parents and wonderful pupils to ensure they reach their potential.
Role: Role: Deputy Headteacher
Mrs Daniels joined North Walsham High School in November 2016. Farrah has spent the last ten years as a Specialist Leader of Science within two different high schools and as a CPD lead for the North East Science Learning Network. She has held leadership posts in challenging schools in the North East. Farrah relocated to Norwich in June 2017 to continue her journey as Deputy Headteacher with a principled, outward- facing purpose focused solely on the learning of the students at NWHS.
Role: Associate Deputy Headteacher
Ms Waters has spent the last ten years as a SENDCo within three different high Schools and an Assistant Head for five years in two of those schools. She has been deployed as a Specialist Leader in Education for SEND for the Academies Enterprise Trust and the London Leadership Strategy supporting the national School to School SEND Review. She is currently the Assistant Head at North Walsham for Vulnerable Groups with overall responsibility for SEND.
Role: Assistant Headteacher
Mrs Gatward joined North Walsham High School in June 2019. Laura has spent the last five years as a Head of Faculty at a large high school and 6th form in Norwich leading the departments of art, graphic design, engineering, computer science, music, drama, PE and dance, as well as Curriculum Coordinator for art across the Inspiration Trust for the last 2 years. She grew up locally, buying her first house in North Walsham, and couldn't wait for the day she could work with the children of her own community. Laura has high expectations that all children have the ability to succeed, no matter what starting point they have. She will be primarily ensuring that our Pupil Premium students have access to the best teaching and learning, as well as running our Y6 transition programme with our primary feeder schools.
Role: Associate Assistant Headteacher
Miss Lee has been teaching Mathematics and Physical Education for the past 20 years. She began her career in London, spending time in two different private schools concentrating on subject knowledge and delivery. After 10 years in the private sector, Miss Lee moved to Hertswood School in Borehamwood. Here, she taught footballers from Watford and Arsenal football club alongside her normal teaching duties. Miss Lee gained experience as Head of Department and Assistant Head of Sixth Form before making the decision to move closer to her family in Norfolk.
Arriving in Norfolk, Miss Lee took up a position, for one term, as a primary school teacher and then joined Notre Dame High School and from here to North Walsham High School.
Miss Lee enjoys walking her two dogs and reading as well as catching up with family and friends.