Richard Schofield has a wealth of school leadership experience. He is one of the few head teachers to have led a school serving one of the most disadvantaged catchment areas in the country through four successive ‘outstanding’ Ofsted inspections.

As a National Leader of Education Richard has led the improvement of a number of schools across the country. In 2014 his achievement in leading an under performing coastal secondary school out of ‘special measures’ in only six months attracted widespread acclaim.

Furthermore, Richard Schofield is the Accounting officer for the group and is the governance lead for Safeguarding.