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Julia Wisbey

Position: Senior Leader: Director of Personal Development , Head of Performing Arts Curriculum, Head of Performance (Drama, Dance, Music and Fitness)
Location: Admiral Lord Nelson School

Current responsibilities:

  • Developing creativity across the curriculum through pedagogy and practice.
  • Leading Performing Arts (Drama, Dance and Music)
  • Lesson observations, feedback, coaching and mentoring.
  • BTEC Quality Nominee and Lead IV
  • Artsmark critical friend.
  • Facilitator with Institute of Education (UCL)
  • Assistant Head teacher – Personal development Programme, SMSC, RRSA
  • Rights Respecting School Leader
  • Global Learning Schools Co-ordinator

Experience in leading improvements in learning and teaching:

  • Developing observation programmes driving towards outstanding teaching and learning: managing the observation cycles, developing Learning Walk and Drop In walk programmes.
  • Managing the delivery of all BTEC programmes.
  • Delivering CPD on Personal Development, Creativity, Learning through Play and Group work.
  • AST working in both secondary and primary schoo
  • Global Learning Programme Co-ordinator.
  • Rights Respecting School Leader (Level 2)


Specific SLE area of expertise:

  • Performing Arts
  • Curriculum Development
  • Creativity
  • Personal Development Curriculum
  • Artsmark
  • Rights Respecting Schools Award
  • Global Learning
  • SMSC

Other areas of expertise

  • Artsmark development
  • Learning through play and creativity
  • BTEC management
  • Teaching and Learning