Neil joined North Walsham High School in June 2016. Prior to becoming a teacher he had a full career as a military officer before joining Tendring Technology College in Essex. Since then he has held head teacher posts at two challenging schools in Suffolk and the North East prior to taking up the position at NWHS. He is a Specialist Leader in Education for CPD and is currently finishing his MBA in Educational Leadership (International). A keen drummer and an Arsenal season ticket holder Neil believes that given the right teaching every child can be successful regardless of their starting point.
Role: Deputy Headteacher
Farrah 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
Angela 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
Alexine joined North Walsham High School in September 2017. She has held middle leadership roles for the past 15 years in two challenging schools, both of these schools successfully came out of special measures during her time on their leadership team. She has always been involved with behaviour and has been part of behaviour strategies in both previous schools, where one of the strategies led to a 78% decrease in fixed term exclusions. A musician at heart, Alexine plays with the Ipswich and Norwich Co-Op brass band and firmly believes in the power and benefits of Music and the Arts in education.
Role: School Business Manager
Role: Associate Assistant Headteacher