Our Team

Rachel Brindley

Director, Herts and Bucks Teaching School Alliance
Director, Trust Improvement for The Danes Educational Trust
StSS, Emergency Fund and SLE Lead

Josephine Valentine CEO, The Danes Educational Trust
SSIF Sub-Regional Improvement Lead (NWLSC West)
Senior Partner, Challenge Partners
DfE Advisor
Toby Sutherland Headteacher, St Clement Danes School
Stephen Thompson Headteacher, Croxley Danes School
Michael Jones Headteacher, Parmiter’s School
Edward Conway Headteacher, St Michael’s Catholic High School
Steve McShannon Headteacher, Chessbrook ESC
Alan Roe Headteacher, Dr Challoner's High School
Rachel Smith Headteacher, Beaconsfield High School
Mike Garvey Challenge Partner Hub Manager
Assistant Head, St Clement Danes Multi-Academy Trust
Mandy Quinton Science Learning Partnership (SLP) Lead covering West Herts, Bucks, Hillingdon, Slough, Maidenhead and Marlow 
Paula Moore Teaching School Officer, Danes Educational Trust
Chris Powell ITT Lead, Parmiter’s School (Herts hub)
Mary Howard School Direct Lead, Parmiter’s School (Herts hub)
Kate Brown ITT Lead, Dr Challoner's High School (Bucks hub)
Julia Catling School Direct Lead, Dr Challoner's High School (Bucks hub)
John O'Callaghan CPD Lead, St Michael’s Catholic High School
  • 21/01/20 Train to teach with one of our excellent Herts and Bucks schools and do talk to the fabulous or , our Lead Hub schools. Read more
  • 21/01/20 Thank you for your expert facilitation today, Amriss. Your 'Independent Learning in Physics' course received the following feedback: 'The ideas were amazing, practical, engaging'; 'Where do you get your energy from?' and 'Best physicist'!!!
  • 21/01/20 Lovely feedback from our SEP visitor to yesterday: 'an invaluable experience as I consider the final options for my ITT application...Particularly pleasing was to see the professional satisfaction that the teachers got from their lessons...a joy.' Thank you .
  • 20/01/20 Delighted to welcome our colleagues to their Module 4 Workshop at today. Do enjoy the day. Read more