New headteacher for Upton Heath

We are delighted to welcome our new headteacher to Upton Heath C of E Primary School this January. Mr North is an experienced headteacher who has worked at schools across the Cheshire county including JH Godwin in Blacon, and Stanney Grange Primary School in Ellesmere Port.

For the past three years, Mr North has been the principal of Werneth Primary School in Oldham.

“My very first school was St. Bridget’s C of E Primary School in West Kirby, whilst my first headship was at Stanney Grange Primary School in Ellesmere Port. I also spent 8 years as headteacher of J H Godwin in Blacon. I know Chester and its resources well, having lived in both Hoole and Boughton. Upton Heath is an exciting place of learning, filled with motivated children and staff.”

Mr North, whose career highlights include a legacy of improvements to educational facilities for children and government recognition for school improvement, is involved in the primary leadership programme and has worked as a national school improvement partner with schools in Birmingham.

“What I will bring to Upton Heath is my experience and understanding of schools. I’m looking forward to working with the children, parents, staff and the community, as well as with colleagues across the The Samara Trust.”

January 2020 also sees the arrival of a new headteacher for Clutton C of E Primary School and Little Sutton C of E Primary School, Mrs Zoe Carciero.