Leanne Earle – Executive Head of Teaching School. Leanne started her professional life as a Secondary Science teacher before becoming Head of Science and then Assistant Headteacher responsible for Teaching & Learning and then ITT. As part of this role, Leanne gained her school accreditation as the first secondary level School Centred ITT (SCITT) provider in the North West of England. Through work with the SCITT and the school’s strategic partnership with a University, Leanne went on to act as a teacher consultant for projects with the National Science Learning Centre and then moved to a University full time as Head of ITT Partnerships in their Faculty of Education. Now as Executive Head of Teaching School, Leanne oversees all teaching school activity.