Debbie’s school leadership, as both a Head teacher and  Executive Head teacher, has consistently been judged as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED. She is a National Leader of Education and was previously a School Improvement Partner, National Challenge Advisor and Consultant Head teacher for the National Strategies Unit. Until recently Debbie was CEO of a Multi Academy Trust which contained three secondary academies. In December 2012 she was recognised as Kent and Sussex ‘Teacher of the Year’.