Rebecca has taught for over 20 years in a variety of settings. This is her first post as Head of School after 10 years of senior leadership.
She has experience in teaching all key stages and is passionate about curriculum development and ensuring that learning is effective, meaningful and enjoyable.
Her subject expertise includes English and for the last four years she has been a Wiltshire LA Moderator. She enjoys mentoring Trainee teachers and has worked closely with Pickwick Learning, The University of the West of England and Bath Spa.
As Head of School, her priorities are to raise standards for all and identify and nurture the potential of all pupils and staff in Aloeric and to support others across the Trust.
Kerry Parker is the Head of School at Corsham Primary's Broadwood Site. She has enjoyed over 20 years in the teaching profession and has taught all ages in the primary sector, gaining her expertise with many children in a variety of settings. She has over 10 years of school leadership experience and is qualified in the National Professional Qualification for Headship. Her particular areas of expertise and passion include teaching and learning for all, enhancing the curriculum and behaviour management.
Helen Lammin is the Head of School at Ivy Lane School. She has enjoyed over 18 years in the teaching profession and has taught across the whole of the primary age range, gaining her expertise in a variety of settings, ranging from smaller village schools to a large urban primary school with high social deprivation in Bristol. She has worked in the capacity of senior leadership for over 10 years.
She has taken on the roles of Lead Maths and English Teachers for the Local Education Authority, supporting colleagues and more recently the role of SENCO where she was also Chair of the Calne Multi-Agency Forum coordinating meetings and collaborating with various multi-agencies within the community. She has also completed the Leadership Pathways course and worked alongside Shirley Clarke completing an ‘Assessment for Learning’ Action research project. She actively involves herself in all aspects of school life, with a particular passion for Music and performing, where she has led a choir for most of her career.
She has a real drive and passion for excellence in Teaching and Learning which is inclusive for all and enables every child to meet their full potential regardless of their starting points. Her particular areas of expertise and passion include teaching and learning for all, enrichment, assessment for learning and SEND. After working as Deputy Head and more recently Acting Headteacher, she is now the Head of School at Ivy Lane School and passionately believes in the school's vision to create a ‘life-long appetite for learning’, striving for excellence, within an exciting and collaborative multi-academy trust.
James Essam, the Head of School at Queen’s Crescent, has worked in education for over 12 years. He has held a variety of different roles throughout his career including class teacher, senior leader, Specialist Leader of Education and now Head of School. James is passionate about collaboration and firmly believes in an outward-facing approach to school improvement. His particular areas of expertise include assessment and the use of data to drive progress and teaching and learning. He has built his teaching philosophy around a belief that all children should feel empowered to take risks, learn from mistakes and have high aspirations for themselves.
Lindsay Fry is the Head of School at Corsham Primary’s Pound Pill site. She has enjoyed over 20 years in the teaching profession and has taught the whole of the primary age range, in a variety of settings, ranging from a small village school to larger town schools. Lindsay has over 12 years of school leadership experience and has been a Head of School for 6 years. Her qualifications include the National Professional Qualification for Headship, and a Masters of Education studies in Mentoring. Her particular areas of expertise include teaching and learning, behaviour management and school improvement.
Harriet Collins was appointed as Headteacher of Ludwell Primary School in January 2022. She has over 7 years experience as a Senior Leader, including 4 years as a Deputy Head Teacher and is qualified in the National Professional Qualification in Headship.
Harriet has a real drive for developing excellence in teaching and learning by providing a meaningful and balanced values-based curriculum. She is passionate about nurturing a love of life-long learning for all and supporting pupil well-being. A particular area of Harriet's expertise includes coaching and mentoring of both Early Career Teachers and Middle Leaders.
Rebecca is the Headteacher of Winterslow CE Primary School, which joined our Trust in August 2021. She is also part of Pickwick's executive leadership team as one of our Executive Headteachers.
Emma Wilkinson was appointed as Headteacher at Pitton CofE (VA) Primary School in April 2021. She has enjoyed over 7 years at Pitton and has more than 18 years teaching experience. Emma has taught in variety of different schools including a large 2 form entry, 1 form entry and mixed year groups. She has taught in both urban and rural schools and has worked in the capacity of senior leadership for over 6 years.
Emma has taken on the roles of Maths, Science, PE and Learning Outside the Classroom lead during her career. She is passionate about ensuring children receive a rounded education where moral, social and emotional skills are integral to the development of the whole child. After working as Assistant Head and more recently being appointed Headteacher, she is excited to become part of the multi-academy trust.