Claire Parfitt

Current School:

St Martins Garden Primary School, BANES

Current position:

headteacher

 Areas of expertise:

  • Improving teaching and learning – coaching for improvement
  • Middle Leader Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • Professional Development
  • EYFS Lead
  • SEND review

Brief biography:

Claire is an experienced teacher and leader who has worked across the primary age range. She has recently been appointed as HT and before this led teaching and learning, assessment and the curriculum at Oasis Connaught In Bristol.  Claire was also the EYFS Lead. She developed the school’s coaching to deepen teachers’ understanding of effective practice across the school. Claire uses bespoke professional development to support teachers at all stages of their development and also coaches middle leaders. She has also led SEND reviews across schools using a whole School SEND model.