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The Pioneer Strategic Board

Pioneer Teaching School Board Meetings

  • Thursday 5th October, 2017  12:30pm - 2:30pm (lunch will be provided)
  • Monday 5th February, 2018  1pm - 3pm
  • Monday 21st May, 2018 1pm - 3pm

ALL meetings take place at Harrison Primary School.



Sara Gmitrowicz

Executive Headteacher, Harrison Primary School

Director of Pioneer Teaching School,






Kirsten Varney

Director of Pioneer Teaching School,
Harrison Primary School




Board members:


Steve Hollinghurst

Headteacher, Heathfield and St Francis Federation (Special Schools)

Special schools representative


Adele Deasey

Headteacher, Fareham Academy

Secondary phase representative


Sandra Cammish

Headteacher, Wallisdean Infant School

Primary phase representative

Fareham Academy Cluster

National Leader of Education (NLE)


Naomi Carter

Fareham and Gosport Schools Divisional Manager, Hampshire Education Authority


Simon Harrison

Headteacher, Crofton Secondary School

Stubbington area and Crofton cluster,

Secondary phase representative,

Secondary ITT Lead

SLE Trainer


Rachel Matthews

Deputy Headteacher, Cams Hill School

Cams Hill cluster

Secondary phase representative, Leadership


Paula Parkes

Pioneer Teaching School Administrator

Harrison Primary School


Debra Redpath

Headteacher, Rowner Infant School

Bridgemary cluster

Primary phase representative


Jill Roseblade

Headteacher, Siskin Infant and Junior Schools

Brune Park cluster,

Primary phase representative,

School to school support, OTP Facilitator


June Smith

Headteacher, Haven Early Years Centre Gosport

Foundations Teaching School Alliance


Steve Summerton

Headteacher, Orchard Lea Junior School

Henry Cort cluster

Primary phase representative



Carol Walters

Headteacher, Northern Federation

Portchester Community School cluster

Primary phase representative, Curriculum


Charlotte Weavers

Headteacher, Sarisbury Infant School

Brookfield cluster


Ann Williams

Chair of Governors, Pioneer Teaching School Alliance

National Leader in Governance (NLG)





Book now! Friday 19th January 2018 - Pioneer Leadership Conference for Headteachers, SLT & SENCo - call 01329 234016