Senior Leadership Team

Leadership Team Structure and Core Accountabilities

Strategic Core Leadership Team

Executive Head Teacher - South Rise and Wingfield Partnership Sophie Powell
Head Teacher Ross Silcock
Deputy Head Teacher Sarah Day

Leadership Team

EYFS Leader Sam Edgar  
Key Stage 1 Leader Jo-Anne Hardy
Assistant Head Teacher and Lower Key Stage 2 Leader Yasmin Melehi
Assistant Head Teacher and Upper Key Stage 2 Leader Chris Chislett

Executive Head Teacher

Sophie Powell Strategic Leadership across the Partnership


Drive strategic planning and partnership working

Facilitate effective governance

Ensure effective financial management

Develop effective personnel policy and practice

Develop effective senior leadership, providing mentoring and coaching

Manage LA interface and public accountability

Develop leadership across the school to achieve outstanding provision and outcomes

Develop practice that is innovative and successful at raising standards in all year groups

Set a clear and compelling vision that drives change and improvement

Plan and manage inter school CPD and development opportunities


Ross Silcock Assessment and Teaching & Learning

Lead and manage school on a day-to-day basis

Lead and manage staff effectively to achieve whole school vision

Monitor whole school delivery against SDP actions

Maintain effective partnerships with parents

Delegate effectively to ensure wider leadership team is effective at driving change

Ensure school meets pupil targets

Develop effective formative and summative assessment policy and practice across the school

Produce termly detailed analysis of school achievement and progress data

Lead, co-ordinate and evaluate the schools work in improving teaching and learning

Plan performance management procedures and keep the teacher effective matrix up to date


Deputy Head Teacher

Sarah Day Inclusion & Curriculum


Ensure behaviour for learning is outstanding

Ensure curriculum planning is comprehensive, creative and effective at raising standards

Develop effective SEND, Child Protection and accessibility policies and practice across the school

Produce termly detailed analysis of SEND progress across the school

Lead the induction of newly qualified teachers

Lead and develop inclusive practice across the school

Plan performance management procedures for support staff

Lead the school alongside the HoS and Executive Head Teacher


Assistant Head Teacher

Yasmin Melehi Assessment, Mathematics and Music

Assistant Head Teacher

Chris Chislett Teaching and Learning and Computing

EYFS Leader

Sam Edgar EYFS, Music and Outdoor Learning

Key Stage 1 Leader

Jo-Anne Hardy Key Stage 1, PSHE and RE