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National Leaders of Education

National Leaders of Education (NLEs) are outstanding headteachers or principals who, together with the staff in their schools (designated National Support Schools (NSS)), use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances.

In addition to leading their own schools, NLEs work to increase the leadership capacity of other schools to help raise standards.

NLEs within the Red Kite Alliance include:

Richard Sherriff  Richard Sheriff

Headteacher,Harrogate Grammar School

Janet Sherriff Janet Sheriff

Headteacher, Prince Henry's Grammar School

Andrew Cummings Andrew Cummings


School Improvement Director- NLE accredited




Neil Clephan  Neil Clephan

School Improvement Director- NLE accredited

Further information about NLEs, and the support they offer, can be found here>>

If you would like to speak to us about the School to School support the Red Kite Alliance can offer, please complete the Contact Us form with your details and we will be in touch as soon as possible.