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Cavendish Learning Trust

Learning Trust


David Williams

Role - Headteacher – Netherthorpe/Executive Headteacher

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

Karen Porteous

Role - Headteacher – Barrow Hill Academy and Executive Primary Lead

Qualifications Overview - B. Ed. (Hons), NPQH, NLE


Andrea Hughes

Role - Headteacher – Poolsbrook Primary Academy

Qualifications Overview - B.A. (Hons), NPQH.

Debra Ward

Role - Headteacher – Whitecotes Primary Academy

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


Paul Burgess


Role - Headteacher – Dunston Primary and Nursery Academy

Qualifications Overview - B.A (Hons) with QTS in PE & Primary Education 2:1

Jo 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