Claire Penfold
Claire graduated with a Chemistry degree and trained as a science teacher, she worked in a number of schools in leadership roles including Head of science and fifteen years of senior leadership including seven years as Deputy Principal at Launceston College with a wide range of responsibilities ranging from writing the timetable to SENDCo.

In 2015 Claire was seconded to Cornwall Council as a secondary school improvement officer.

Claire has considerable strengths with understanding school data, identifying underachievement and acting to improve the performance of staff and students. Claire now works across the MAT as Director of Standards and has the oversight of the curriculum in both schools.