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
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