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Cavendish Learning Trust

Learning Trust


David Williams

Role - Headteacher – Netherthorpe/Executive Headteacher and Chief Executive Officer Cavendish Learning Trust

Qualifications Overview - B. Ed. in Design and Technology, NPQH.

Ben Wray

Role - Headteacher – Barrow Hill Primary Academy 

Qualifications Overview - BA (Hons) in Primary Education and Specialist Leader of Education


Joanne Mappin (Acting Headteacher)



 Role - Acting Headteacher - Poolsbrook Primary Academy 

Qualifications Overview - B.A (Hons) Primary Education with QTS NPQH

Debra Ward

Role - Headteacher – Whitecotes Primary Academy

Qualifications Overview - BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip Ed SEN, NPQH, Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring.


Mark Parkinson


Role - Headteacher – Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy

Qualifications Overview - B. Ed (Hons)

Joanne Mappin 

Role - Headteacher – Gilbert Heathcote Infant and Nursery School

Qualifications Overview - B.A (Hons) Primary Education with QTS NPQH


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Staveley Hall, Staveley Hall Drive, Staveley, Derbyshire S43 3TN


+01 246 479013