Castle Mead Academy

Castle Mead Academy

Leicester

Meet the Principal
TBC Principal

Castle Mead Academy, our new free school, will open in September 2019.

The new secondary school, which will be based in the heart of Leicester, will provide a broad, balanced curriculum with a special focus on EBacc subjects.

Building on Rushey Mead Academy’s outstanding track record, Castle Mead Academy will support each learner, making sure that they have every opportunity to achieve.

www.castlemead-rmet.org.uk

Hamilton Academy

Hamilton Academy
Keyham Lane West
Leicester
LE5 1RT

Meet the Principal
Jackie Gair Principal

Jackie  graduated from Sussex University in 1986 and subsequently achieved a PGCE from The University of Leicester. She has taught in several Leicestershire and Leicester City schools and is the East Midlands South Challenge Partner Hub Manager.

Until recently, Jackie was Vice Principal at Rushey Mead Academy, responsible for Staff Professional Development as well as the work of the Teaching School.

 

http://www.hamilton-rmet.org.uk

Rowlatts Hill Primary Academy

Rowlatts Hill Primary Academy
Balderstone Close
Leicester
LE5 4ES

Meet the Principal
Jay Virk Principal

Jay Virk is an experienced Head Teacher and has led Rowlatts Hill Primary since April 2007. Jay has a range of experience across a number of settings and in her various teaching posts, taught across the entire primary age range in her 27 teaching career. She is a passionate educator, has a distributed leadership style and maintains high standards for the benefit of all her students – her focus remains on what is best for the children of Rowlatts Hill. She has obtained a MBA in Educational Leadership in 2013. Jay is an Ofsted Inspector in the East Midlands area, using the opportunity to renew and improve teaching and learning  practice within her own academy and amongst the Trust.

www.rowlattshill-rmet.org.uk 

Thurnby Lodge Primary Academy

Thurnby Lodge Primary Academy
Dudley Avenue
Leicester
LE5 2EG

Meet the Principal
Cleo Redmond Principal

Cleo Adediran has worked across the city since 2001 and the Principal at Thurnby Lodge since September 2012.  Cleo has a range of experience across a number of settings and has supported other local primaries as her role as a Raising Achievement Partner for the Local Authority.

She has obtained the Professional Qualification for Schools Inspectorates and has worked for Ofsted in the East Midlands and the North East.

 

www.thurnbylodge-rmet.org.uk 

Willowbrook Primary Academy

Willowbrook Primary Academy
Roborough Green
Leicester
LE5 2NA

Meet the Principal
Marie Collins Principal

Marie has worked at Willowbrook for 11 years and has undertaken a number of senior leadership roles during Willowbrook’s journey to Outstanding in 2011.  She has been a SENCO in two schools for over 10 years and is passionate about inclusion and meeting the needs of all children.  She is a trained Challenge Partner reviewer and embraces the opportunities to visit other schools as well as welcoming regular reviews of Willowbrook.  Marie  has been the Headteacher at Willowbrook since September 2014.

www.willowbrook-rmet.org.uk

Knighton Fields Primary Academy

Knighton Fields Primary Academy
Knighton Fields Road West
Leicester
LE2 6LG

Meet the Principal
Gary Aldred Principal

Gary, a new principal to the Rushey Mead family, started his teaching career at Willowbrook Primary Academy as a newly qualified teacher.

Gary is a Challenge Partner trained reviewer and enjoys gaining inspiration for new and wonderful ideas from the schools that he visits.  He is passionate about mathematics and is keen for every child to leave his school with a love for the subject.

 

www.knightonfields-rmet.org.uk

Rushey Mead Academy

Rushey Mead Academy
Melton Road
Leicester
LE4 7AN

Meet the Principal
Rita Hindocha Principal

Rita, a long-standing member of the Rushey Mead family, has worked at Rushey Mead for eleven years, originally starting her career at Rushey Mead as a newly qualified teacher.

Rita is a Challenge Partner trained reviewer and has led the Pupil Premium Challenge the Gap project in the East Midlands. A self-confessed avid learner, Rita is currently undergoing Ofsted training.

She is extremely proud to be Principal at Rushey Mead Academy and is keen to share her passion for excellent education across both the Academy and Trust.

 

www.rushey-rmet.org.uk

Northfield House Primary Academy

Northfield House Primary Academy
Northfield Road
Leicester
LE4 9DL

Meet the Principal
Sarah Ridley Executive Principal

Sarah has been seconded to work at the Northfield House Primary Academy. She has been the Headteacher at Willowbrook Primary School since 2008.

Sarah is an LLE and has undergone the OFSTED training. She is also a System Leader for the Pupil Premium.

 

www.northfield-rmet.org.uk