Lyssy Bolton (CEO)

Lyssy Bolton (CEO)

Trustee (CEO/Accounting Officer)

Dip HE; English & Geography
BEd (Hons) Language, Literature and Drama with Early Years - First class Honours
Certs in Advanced Educational Studies – Religious Education; Expressive Arts; Reading, Writing, Oracy

LPSH (Leadership Programme for Serving Heads)
Gatsby Foundation Leadership Development
SIP (School Improvement Partner) and Consultant Head Teacher training and experience
National Leader of Education (NLE) since 2007 - system leadership, Ministerial advisory role
National Support School/ The Mead National Teaching School (Cohort 1) Leader
Trustee of CSL (Collaborative Schools Ltd) Teaching School Alliance
Member of Ofsted Early Years National Consultative Forum
Member of School Improvement Partnership Board (Area: Wiltshire, Swindon, Somerset, North Somerset)

Twenty years of headship experience,  in primary and infant school contexts, with a particular interest in Early Years
Establishment of an Outstanding school from first principles – Ofsted outstanding in 2007, 2011 and 2014 (and also in Early Years and English survey inspections)
Successful track record of school to school support - securing rapid, sustained improvement in challenging circumstances
Successful experience of sponsoring Special Measures Schools
Sponsorship of a new provision primary school with nursery.

CEO of the Mead Trust
National Leader of Education (NLE)