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Meet The Team

The Compass Partnership of Schools is committed to the highest standards of ethical leadership

We evaluate ourselves against the seven principles of public life,
which were first set out by Lord Nolan in 1995 and are: 

holders of public office should take decisions solely in terms of the public interest. They should not do so in order to gain financial or other material benefits for themselves, their family, or other friends.

holders of public office should not place themselves under any financial or other obligation to outside individuals or organisations that might influence them in the performance of their official duties.


in carrying out public business, including making public appointments, awarding contracts, or recommending individuals for rewards and benefits, holders of public office should make choices on merit.

holders of public office are accountable for their decisions and actions to the public and must submit themselves to whatever scrutiny is appropriate to their office.

holders of public office should be as open as possible about all the decisions and actions that they take. They should give reasons for their decisions and restrict information only when the wider public interest clearly demands.

holders of public office have a duty to declare any private interests relating to their public duties and to take steps to resolve any conflicts arising in a way that protects the public interest.

holders of public office should promote and support these principles by leadership and example.

Our executive leadership team

John Camp OBE
Chief Executive Officer
Trust Lead for Pupil Standards

Michelle Bernard

Partnership Leader for Horn Park, John Ray Junior and Shalford
Director of Inclusion, Equalities and Parental Engagement

Jo Gordon

Partnership Leader for Alderwood, Cann Hall, Halstow and Wingfield
Director of Curriculum , Teaching and Assessment

Rachel Harrison
Partnership Leader for Willow Dene
Director of Special Schools and Special School Outreach

Sophie Powell
Partnership Leader for Deansfield, Notley Green and South Rise
Director of School Improvement


Ross Silcock
Interim Executive Head Teacher

Holly Gibson
Partnership Leader for Boxgrove and Kidbrooke Park
Director of Safeguarding, Attendance, Pupil Welfare and SEMH Provisions

Kate Jarrett-Shorter

Chief Operating Officer
Partnership Leader for the Business Hub


Jo Daniels
Chief Finance Officer

Helen Cunningham

Director of HR


Paul Wheeler

Director of IT Strategy, Infrastructure and Communications



Our Head Teachers 

David Guy
Head of School, Alderwood Primary School

Christopher Rae
Head of School, Boxgrove Primary School

Sarah Crookes
Head Teacher, Cann Hall Primary School

Clara Daly
Head Teacher, Deansfield Primary School

Natasha Tilley

Head Teacher, Halstow Primary School

Zoe Crosland
Head Teacher, Horn Park Primary School

Karen Harrison
Head Teacher, John Ray Junior  School

Adam Wilson 
Head of School, Kidbrooke Park Primary School

Emma Sayward
Head Teacher, Notley Green Primary School

Timothy Arding
Head of School, Shalford Primary School

Katie Cutajar
Head Teacher, South Rise Primary School 

Rachel Harrison
Head Teacher, Willow Dene School

Yasmin Melehi
Head of School, Wingfield Primary School






Beth Tanton
Trust Lead for SEND - Greenwich