Our Team

Rachel Brindley Director, Herts and Bucks Teaching School Alliance
SSIF, Emergency Fund and SLE Lead
Josephine Valentine Executive Headteacher, The Danes Educational Trust
SSIF Sub-Regional Improvement Lead (NWLSC West)
Senior Partner, Challenge Partners
DfE Advisor
Nick Daymond Headteacher, Parmiter’s School
Edward Conway Headteacher, St Michael’s Catholic High School
Sue Howe Headteacher, Chessbrook ESC
Alan Roe Headteacher, Dr Challoner's High School
Mike Garvey Challenge Partner Hub Manager
Assistant Head, St Clement Danes Multi-Academy Trust
Mandy Quinton Science Learning Partnership (SLP) Lead, St Clement Danes Multi-Academy Trust
Paula Moore Teaching School Officer, St Clement Danes Multi-Academy Trust
Chris Powell ITT Lead, Parmiter’s School
Mary Howard School Direct Lead, Parmiter’s School
Steve Flain CPD Lead, St Michael’s Catholic High School




  • 10/07/17 Widening Leadership - A professional leadership development programme for senior leaders available at Details are attached. Read more
  • 5/07/17 Goff's School invites you to view their Creative Arts Community Showcase with work from their talented students Read more
  • 3/07/17 A goodbye to Geoff, our Director of the TSA: someone who 'climbed mountains to see the world, not for the world to see him.' Read more
  • 3/07/17 James Howarth, Principal of Hathaway Academy in Grays, concludes the debate. Read more