Mrs Victoria Bishop
National Leader of Education (NLE)
National Leaders of Education (NLE) are headteachers, executive heads and CEOs who have a proven track record in supporting schools which find themselves on challenging circumstances.
They work to increase the leadership capacity of other schools to raise standards.
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Mrs Bishop, with nearly 40 years of experience in education in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire secondary schools, started her career as a Geography teacher and has been a Head Teacher since 2004.  A published author of several GCSE and A Level textbooks including one book as a sole author, Mrs Bishop’s accomplishments include:  Principal Moderator for GCSE Geography; one of only two subject leaders selected at national level to be on the working group for subject leader standards; a member of the National School Forum for TeachFirst; a member of ASCL National Council and currently an elected Professional Development Officer.  More recently Mrs Bishop has worked with other schools as a School Improvement Partner and OFSTED inspector.

With a strong passion for education and a record of high achievement, Mrs Bishop has been the Headteacher/Principal of Sir Christopher Hatton School/Academy since January 2004 and has worked hard to raise the expectation and aspirations of its pupils, leading the school through four inspections. In January 2015, the Academy was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.  In September 2015 Sir Christopher Hatton Academy was awarded National Teaching School status and National Support School status with Mrs Bishop a designated as a National Leader of Education.

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