New Headteacher for Longhill

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The Governing Board of Longhill are very pleased to announce that the appointment of a new Headteacher has been made.


With support from the local authority, Governors undertook a rigorous selection process, culminating in two days of activities, panels, presentations, interviews and deliberations.  From an extensive field of high calibre candidates, Governors are now delighted to announce that Kate Williams has been chosen to become the new Headteacher of Longhill, commencing in September 2016.


Kate Williams has an extensive background and a proven track record in raising standards and expectations in secondary schools. During her career she has held posts as Head of Year, Head of Maths, Assistant Principal and Vice Principal. Kate is also involved in training middle and senior leaders for the Institute of Education. Kate has been a senior leader for 6 years and is delighted at the prospect of working alongside the students, staff, parents and governors at Longhill High School and the surrounding community.


Kate commented, “Thank you for a great two days. I am very happy to be taking up the post of Headteacher and am very much looking forward to working with you all.”

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