It is with great sadness that I am writing to inform you that my last day as Headteacher of Stockbridge Primary will be Friday the 31st August. The Acting Headteacher of Hermitage Park has now been appointed to another school and as such this has speeded up my moving date.
Prior to the Summer, the decision was made by the recruitment panel (which includes 2 parent representatives from the Parent Council and council officials) to re-advertise my post. The post of Headteacher is currently out for advert for the second time and will close on the 26th August. It is hoped that the successful candidate will be in post around the October break.
Miss Kathryn Collier has been asked to take on the post of Acting Headteacher to fill the gap between my leaving and the new Headteacher taking up the post. Miss Collier knows the school extremely well and I could not think of safer hands to leave the school in. I am confident that Miss Collier will do a fantastic job!