Our Team

Rachel Brindley

Director, Herts and Bucks Teaching School Alliance
Director of School Improvement at 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
Sue Howe 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
  • 17/06/19 Spring cleaning our teaching part 4: teaching with style(s) Read more via
  • 17/06/19 We were delighted to host Mr Robert Voss, the Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, on Friday at our Alliance Lead School, St Clement Danes. Read more
  • 10/06/19 Looking forward to Niki Kaiser facilitating a 'Research to Shape, Inform and Improve Science Teaching' course on behalf of Places still available, book on here Read more Read more
  • 8/06/19 The six recommendations from the EEF Improving Behaviour in Schools guidance report. Download now: Read more. Read more