School-to-school support

Kevin McDonnell
Headteacher, Stormont House School

Kevin currently offers school-to-school support through:

  • bespoke mentoring and coaching to 4 heads/ senior leaders relatively new to role
  • support to establish research & development projects in 4 schools

Bio:
After starting his career teaching physics up to A level, Kevin has spent the last 30 years or so teaching and leading in a variety of settings with students who have had difficulties in mainstream education. Since 2000 he has been Head teacher at Stormont House School, which became one the first outstanding schools in the country in 2005. He has worked as a School Improvement Partner outside the borough and served on the Learning Trust Board during an intense period of improvement in Hackney Schools. He currently chairs the Executive Board of the Hackney Teaching Schools’ Alliance (HTSA) and leads its Research & Development strand, with a particular interest in John Hattie’s ‘Visible Learning’ meta-research.

Hackney Teaching Schools' Alliance
The Portico,
C/O Clapton Girls' Academy
Linscott Road, Lower Clapton
London E5 0RD

Tel: 020 8985 6641 | Fax: 020 8986 4686
Email: htsa@clapton.hackney.sch.uk

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