Identify & Develop Leadership Potential

Dr Caroline Pryer, Headteacher is our National Leader in Education with particular interest in bespoke CPD for all schools.

SLE/LP; CPD; and SPTM: Specialist Leaders in Education/Lead Practitioners; Continual Professional Development; and Succession Planning and Talent Management.

PCMS offers both Specialist Leaders in Education and Lead Practitioners who are ready and keen to share best practice to support schools with any aspect of teaching and learning in most subjects and areas of the curriculum and provision. We are committed to developing the teaching profession to identify talent; manage this to the reveal the highest potential for the staff; and provide a wealth of talent prepared to take roles of responsibility as opportunities arise. This happens through effective CPD, training, communication, coaching and the sharing of best practice.

At Ponteland Middle we have nine SLE/LPs: Mrs Danielle Brett, Head of Y6, ITT/SD; Mrs Sue Calvert, KS3 Manager, CPD, Head of Y8 ; Mrs Mo Garner, Head of Y5 and KS2 Manager, Mr Adam Burgess, Head of Y7 and Licenced Thrive Practitioner, Mrs Elizabeth Blackburn, SENDCo leading a team of eight specialist TA/HLTAs, Mrs Jane Summers, KS3 and KS4 English; and Mr Peter Cass, KS3 and KS4 Maths, Mr Paul Baggett, AHT, Head of PE and Mrs Joanne Cafferty, DHT and Head of Assessment .