Anna graduated from the University of Northumbria with a degree in French and Tourism before completing her PGCE and starting her teaching career at St Bede’s School in Marske. Anna progressed quickly from teaching to increasingly senior roles. She has held positions such as: EYFS and Key Stage One leader, Deputy Headteacher, Head of School, Executive Headteacher and Director of The Landmark Teaching School Alliance.
Anna’s areas of expertise include delivery of school improvement, strategic operational change, curriculum design and innovation and all aspects of teaching and learning. Throughout her career, Anna has conducted leadership development programmes for middle and senior leaders in primary schools.
Starting her career in the business world, Anna recognises the benefit of working alongside business colleagues to secure the best outcomes for the children in her care. In 2016, she developed a programme entitled Developing Future Winners which offered a greater understanding of the business environment children may enter, in order to motivate them to strive to reach their goals.
To this end, Anna has completed her NPQH and in 2016, was designated a National Leader in Education (NLE). She is currently undertaking the ‘Building capacity in a multi-academy trust. The critical role of an executive leader’ programme.Back to Profiles