We presently have three designated Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE).  They are available to run training days, offer guidance, make school visits or offer support.

We are keen to recruit further SLEs, especially in the primary sector.  If this is of interest to you, please get in touch.


Ben Edwards - SLE in history and whole school teaching and learning.  He works with trainee teachers as well as leading on whole school teaching and learning improvement.  He is especially interested in feedback, challenge and questioning techniques.


Helen Holland - SLE in Religious Studies and SMSC across the whole school.  Helen is passionate about the importance of her subject and of SMSC across the whole school.  She supports primary schools and does a lot of work developing tutor time resources.


Laura Sewell - SLE in English and with a specialism in working with NQTs and trainee teachers.  Laura is dedicated to the achievement of all pupils in her subject area, regardless of previous ability or performance.  Her department gain outstanding results and she enjoys working with colleagues to develop excellent teaching and learning.