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Meet the Team

Core Team

The core team supports all our Alliance schools to deliver on our Alliance mission and goals. Under the governance of the RKA Steering Group and working closely with specialist leaders and staff from across our partnership, we are here to support all our alliance members.


Sue Lewis



Pauline Brown

Research Lead


Becky Ghaznavi

Business Information Manager


Emma Johnson

Marketing Manager


Kathy Murdie

Finance Administrator


Laura Greaves


Steering Group

Role Name Organisation

CEO RKLT & Current Steering Group Chair

Richard Sheriff



Steve Howell


RKTSH Strategic Link

Neil Renton

Headteacher, Harrogate Grammar School

Alliance Director

Sue Lewis

Director of RKA, Red Kite Education

Chair of Primary Leaders

Estelle Scarth

Headteacher, Oatlands Junior School

Chair of Secondary Leaders & RKTT Strategic Link

Will Carr

Headteacher, Ralph Thoresby School

School Improvement - Secondary

Helen Williams

CEO, Moorlands Learning Trust

School Improvement - Primary

Helen Stout

Headteacher, Meadowfield Primary School

CPD - Secondary/All-through

Delia Martin

Executive Headteacher, Benton Park School

CPD - Primary/Special

Alastair Field

Head of Primary, Roundhay School

Phase - Secondary/All-through

Mike Roper

Jo Bell

Headteacher, Allerton Grange School

Headteacher, Lawnswood School

Phase - Primary

Claire Lee

Headteacher, Burley Oaks Primary School

Phase - Special

Ian Blackburn

Headteacher, Ireland Wood Primary School

Alliance Priority Lead - Inclusion/SEND

Emma Sullivan

Principal, Lighthouse School

Red Kite Education

Red Kite Alliance is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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