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David Denchfield - Executive Headteacher at Bournes Green Schools 

David Denchfield - Executive Headteacher
Bournes Green Schools 

  • David Denchfield - Executive Headteacher Bournes Green Schools Degree in Business Studies, Law and Economics
  • PGCE in 1997
  • First teacher role in 1998
  • Served in 8 schools in Havering and Essex
  • NPQH ahead of first Headship in 2012
  • Been a HT of one school, EHT for three schools prior to joining SECAT in January 2023
  • Successfully led schools through two OfSTED inspections as a HT (RI to Good in 2014 and retained Good in 2019)
  • Member of many influential educational groups (e.g. Billericay SCITT Strategic Board, Director of LIFE Education Trust, Cluster Chair, Funding Forum, Havering Academy of Leadership, Chairs and Reps Group, Havering Transition Group)
  • National and international recognition at Benhurst Primary School through it's influential work with SMART. Included being named SMART School of the Year in 2018 and being nominated twice for the TES School of the year for IT (2018 and 2019).  

Alison Waite – Headteacher at Hinguar Primary School and  Nursery

Alison Waite – Headteacher
Hinguar Primary School and Nursery

  • Appointed 2020
  • Achieved NPQH in January 2006
  • Eleven years’ experience as Headteacher of a large junior school and five years, prior to that, as a Deputy Headteacher of a primary school
  • Worked in education for 31 years in seven schools across Southend, Essex and Thurrock
  • Trained as a Professional Partner supporting new Headteachers within their first two years of headship. Also as a Peer Reviewer to assist in school improvement through the coaching model
  • Led programmes to develop NQTs and coached two maths leaders in qualifying as Maths Mastery specialists
  • As part of the Thames Primary Consortium interviewed, coached and assessed SCITT students
  • Assisted in the development of a Collaborative Learning Centre, including a sensory room, which afforded opportunities for twelve primary schools, two secondary schools and one special needs school to work collaboratively, using computing as the driver
  • Chaired a Local Delivery Group for two years

Kate Moneypenny – Executive Headteacher at Richmond Avenue Primary School and Nursery & Thorpedene Primary School and Nursery

Kate Moneypenny – Executive Headteacher
Richmond Avenue Primary School and Nursery & Thorpedene Primary School and Nursery

  • Appointed 2021
  • Executive Lead at Richmond Avenue Primary School and Nursery from 2019-2020
  • Deputy Headteacher at Thorpedene Primary School
  • Leader of the SEND and Assessment Curriculum Strategy Groups across the Trust
  • Over 15 years’ experience in primary education

Teri-Leigh Jones - Headteacher at Shoeburyness High School

Teri-Leigh Jones - Headteacher
Shoeburyness High School

  • Appointed July 2022  
  • Achieved NPQH in 2022 
  • Previously Principal in Witham and Tendring 
  • 20 years’ experience in secondary education in the East Midlands and Essex 
  • Currently an SLE (Specialist Leader in Education) 
  • Experienced GCSE examiner and moderator

Travis Martinson - Interim Headteacher Thorpedene Primary School & Nursery

Travis Martinson - Interim Headteacher
Thorpedene Primary School & Nursery

  • Appointed July 2023 
  • Starting teaching in 1996
  • Previous Headteacher of one Junior School and four Primary Schools since 2009
  • Obtained Professional Qualification for Schools Inspectors in 2003