Alison Sprakes
SLE in Leadership: Assistant Headteacher, The Belham Primary School

My experience

During my seven years in senior leadership, I have developed expertise in the management of change. This includes the recruitment and building of new teams from scratch, designing the curriculum and the implementation of systems from infrastructure to the classroom.

One of my key areas of expertise, is in outreach and parental engagement work undertaken to bring new school communities together.


Come and visit The Belham Primary School to learn how we developed:

  • Our curriculum
  • Our staff and their teams
  • Our excellent relationships with parents
  • A community around the school

I can offer professional development on:

  • Developing Middle Leaders
  • Curriculum development
  • Implementation of new systems
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Parental engagement


I can support teachers/leaders with:

  • Managing a phase, year or subject
  • Parental/community engagement
  • Working effectively as a phase, year or subject team