ALPSIT School Improvement Partners

Tina Cleugh

SIP Type: Consultant
Length of time as a SIP for ALPSIT: One year

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP: Previous Catholic Headteacher of 3 schools in Shrewsbury and Westminster Diocese Currently as an Ofsted Team Inspector Previously as an Assessor for Basic Skills Quality Mark Previously as a Lead Inspector for Diocese of Westminster for S48, also training Associates and new Leads over many years, (up to March 2019 due to re-location to Wirral on retirement Currently a serving Governor in a Catholic Primary School Consultant to some Catholic schools Chairperson of our local Catholic Network Group in West London Deanery of Westminster Diocese Specific skills or areas of expertise: All aspects of Catholic Primary School education, monitoring and evaluating practice, to identify key aspects of continued school improvement All aspects of Section 48 Diocesan inspection processes Up to date knowledge and understanding of Ofsted, its framework and inspection process Previously as a SEND Co-ordinator

Annmarie Dimeck

SIP Type: Consultant
Length of time as a SIP for ALPSIT: 3 years

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Ann Marie has considerable leadership experience in several schools, and many years as headteacher of a large primary school. Under her leadership the school was judged outstanding on three consecutive occasions and as a result was designated a national support school and teaching school. She has been a national leader of education. As a result, she has experience of system leadership, school improvement and supporting schools causing concern. She has been a coach on leadership development programmes and carried out reviews of how effectively schools use their pupil premium funding. Specific skills or areas of expertise. Ofsted inspections Leadership and management

Bernard Dorgan

SIP Type: Consultant
Length of time as a SIP for ALPSIT: 3 years

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Twenty five years of senior leadership in three primary schools as deputy headteacher and headteacher. Twenty years in Catholic headship. Senior roles in both Catholic and Church of England and also community primary schools. Conducting Section 5 and Section 8 inspections on behalf of Ofsted as both team and lead inspector. Ofsted training for enhanced SEND and safeguarding. Working extensively with senior leaders, including governors. Performance Management of headteachers. External assessor - ITT. Specific skills or areas of expertise. Primary Strategy Consultant Leader with LA; providing support and challenge for English and mathematics in underperforming schools. Working with schools from across a Local Authority developing Economic Awareness. Mentoring and coaching aspiring and newly appointed headteachers. Providing support for ITT students from north-west providers. Leading/undertaking independent, (peer to peer) reviews of school performance. LA monitoring officer for schools deemed vulnerable and Evaluation Officer for vulnerable/inadequate schools. Support and challenge for middle leaders.

Kathy Hall

SIP Type: Consultant
Length of time as a SIP for ALPSIT: 3 years

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Kathy is a qualified teacher with 10 years experience as a headteacher in 2 schools. She has previously worked as a Local Authority School Improvement Consultant and is a facilitator for NPQH and Senior/Middle Leadership Programmes. Kathy Hall is currently a serving Ofsted Inspector. Specific skills or areas of expertise. Her particular areas of expertise are English, Leadership and Management and Teaching and Learning.

Mike Hewlett

SIP Type: Consultant
Length of time as an ALPSIT SIP: 3 years

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Mike has extensive leadership experience in several schools and was headteacher of two. His most recent headship was of a large primary school. It was judged as outstanding by Ofsted and was designated by the DfE as an early excellence centre. In his role of both a serving headteacher and an independent consultant, Mike has led Ofsted inspections for many years. He currently leads inspections of maintained and independent schools, both in the UK and overseas, as well as providing advice and support as a SIP to schools in the Archdiocese and nearby local authorities. In addition, Mike undertakes commissioned school reviews and provides training for numerous groups including school staff, governors and local authority officers. Specific skills or areas of expertise. Ofsted inspections – Lead inspector with additional SEND specialism Leadership and management

Kathy Monaghan

SIP Type: Serving Headteacher at St. Jerome’s Catholic Primary School
Length of time as an ALPSIT SIP: One year

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Serving HT for 10 years (St. Jerome’s) Two years as Early Years Advisor (Sefton) Foundation Stage Profile Moderator Specific skills or areas of expertise. Foundation Stage Developing outdoor curriculum and learning outside the classroom Developing a Professional Learning Community Supporting middle leaders to senior positions (Talent Spotting)

Charlie Newstead

SIP Type: Serving Headteacher at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Huyton
Length of time as a SIP for ALPSIT: Appointed June 2019

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP Currently: Head teacher of an outstanding school (Ofsted 2013, Section 48 2013 & 2018) Primary school representative on Facilities Management Board Forest School Level 3 Practitioner Previously: Deputy Head Teacher in St Alban’s Catholic Primary School, Warrington Successfully supported a local primary school in challenging circumstances following a request by the LA and archdiocese. Chair of a network of 21 primary schools, one special primary one secondary and one special secondary school. Specific skills or areas of expertise. Well-being (Advanced Level Training for Designated Senior Leaders for Mental Health) Headship Ofsted Inspection Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Head Teacher and Senior Leader Mentoring Performance Management SEF / School Development Planning School Buildings and Grounds Health and Safety

Elizabeth Somers

SIP Type: Consultant.
Length of time as an ALPSIT SIP: 1 year

Relevant current/previous experience relevant to the role of SIP: 17 years as the Headteacher of a very successful Catholic primary school Lead Headteacher within the Wigan School Improvement Model requiring experience of working with schools in different circumstances including those judged RI by Ofsted. Lead Headteacher in a successful Learning Network driving collaborative work on a variety of school improvement projects e.g. moderation, maths, reading and art and history . Key Stage 1 moderator for the Local Authority A governor at a local High School and Chair of Governors at a Primary school. Establishing a successful Pre school and after school club Working with a Voluntary Management Committee Specific skills or areas of expertise include: Analysing data, Determining school improvement priorities, Knowledge of assessment in EYFs and KS1 Developing action plans Supporting senior appointments Mentoring newly appointed Headteachers Governance