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Sarah Sadler

School: Highbury Primary, Daycare and Nursery
Context:  338 on school role with attached nursery provision with a role of 150

  • Name of LA or sponsor: Portsmouth
  • Number of members of staff: 62
  • Headteacher/Principal of current school: 3 years
  • Previous headship: Nutfield C of E Primary School
  • Recent Ofsted judgement (Overall and Leadership): Good Overall/good leadership

Current developments/focus in own school to secure further improvement:

  • Improving maths to improve progress and attainment
  • Closing the gaps for PP/SEND

Membership/lead of local improvement groups:

  • Early Years Hub
  • Big 6
  • School Forum 
  • Challenge Partners
  • Teaching School Research Group

Membership/lead of national improvement groups:

  • SIAS Inspector

Particular area(s) of expertise/strength:

  • Early Years trained
  • Moved school from ‘Special Measures’ to ‘Good’
  • Transformational leaders
  • School coach lead
  • Researcher: T3W/Maths/PP
  • MAST Course