New team at school

The leadership team assisting Richard Moore, head of Fakenham High School and College, is now firmly in place.The new members of the team are assistant head teacher (student progress) Julie Wilson, assistant head teacher (social inclusion) Lianne Higgins, and deputy head teacher David Bishop.

The leadership team assisting Richard Moore, head of Fakenham High School and College, is now firmly in place.

The new members of the team are assistant head teacher (student progress) Julie Wilson, assistant head teacher (social inclusion) Lianne Higgins, and deputy head teacher David Bishop.

Mrs Wilson, 36, is married to a maths teacher at Litcham High School and has two children, three-year-old Benjamin and Abigail, aged two.

She holds a BA (Hons) in French Studies from Nottingham University and a Masters degree in Linguistics from the Sorbonne, Paris.


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She moved to Norfolk last summer from Hertfordshire where she was at a school in Hoddesdon. Her hobbies are centred around her family and France where the family has a house in the Alps where they ski in the winter and enjoy water sports in the summer.

Mrs Higgins, 44, is married with one son, Callum. She holds a BEd (Hons) in Human Movement Studies at Bedford and MA in Education from the University of East Anglia. She joined Fakenham High in 1989 as a PE teacher, then became involved in pastoral studies as head of Year 8 and then Year 9.

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Last year Mrs Higgins was involved in the World Challenge expedition to Brazil with 12 students and next year she is planning to undertake the next World Challenge expedition to Madagasgar.

Mr Bishop is aged 47 and married with two children, Timothy, aged nine, and seven-year-old Alice. He holds a BA (Hons) in Sport Science from Loughborough. He has travelled extensively and lived in Africa, Bedford, Exeter, London and Belguim. He joined Fakenham High from Rosemary Musker School at Thetford where he had been seconded from Thorpe St Andrew School, Norwich.

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