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Headteachers appointed for Woodlands, Tyndale and Orchard Park

Woodlands and Tyndale Primary Schools appoint permanent headteachers

Woodlands Primary School and Tyndale Primary School in Yate, South Gloucestershire have both appointed permanent headteachers. Rachel Dean (left) has been appointed as Headteacher for Woodlands Primary School and Kirsty Borrill (right) as Headteacher for Tyndale Primary School, with immediate effect.

Mrs Dean and Mrs Borrill have been dedicated members of staff at the Greenshaw Learning Trust’s primary schools for a number of years. Mrs Dean has been Interim Headteacher and formerly Deputy Headteacher at Woodlands Primary School. Mrs Borrill was formerly Headteacher for Woodlands Primary School, before joining Tyndale Primary School as Interim Headteacher.

Will Smith, Chief Executive Officer for the Greenshaw Learning Trust, commented: “Mrs Dean and Mrs Borrill have been doing an outstanding job in their acting roles and we are delighted to make their positions permanent.  Since Tyndale joined the Trust in June 2019, the school has established excellent links with our other primary schools, in particular with Woodlands.  This collaboration and these appointments will ensure the excellent work taking place across both schools continues.”

New Interim Headteacher for Orchard Park High School

Josie Mingay has been appointed as the new Interim Headteacher for Orchard Park High School in Croydon from 1 September 2020.

Josie is currently employed across secondary and primary schools within the Greenshaw Learning Trust, with a particular focus on school improvement.

Charles Greenwood, Chair of Governors of Orchard Park High School, said: “We are confident that under Mrs Mingay’s leadership the senior team and all the school’s staff will continue to work with dedication and commitment to provide the best opportunities they can to all our students. It is anticipated that we will appoint a permanent headteacher from January 2021.”