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Amy Sutton, Assistant Headteacher

Brief Profile

Amy is an outstanding English teacher with a thorough knowledge of the English curriculum at both KS3 and KS4. She has a secure understanding of assessment in English and has developed a comprehensive means of assessment without levels at KS3 English. She is also responsible for teaching, learning and assessment at a whole school level. Amy is also very knowledgeable in the area of provision for more and most able pupils and has successfully developed whole school initiatives based on academic research.  Amy has delivered numerous CPD sessions, sharing outstanding practice at local and national levels. Amy has successfully mentored NQTs and trainees and has worked closely with the Chiltern Training Group as an examiner and a TST.

Qualifications and Experience

MA Education Distinction, University of Bedfordshire

PGCE in Secondary English, Chiltern Training Group

BA Hons English and Drama, University of Northampton

2019- Present 

Assistant Headteacher, Chiltern Academy

2018 – 2019

SLE English, Chiltern Academy


SLE English, Denbigh High School


Responsibility for the provision of more / most able pupils


Assistant Teaching and Learning Leader for English


Teacher of English and Drama

Strategic Leadership and School Improvement

  • Teaching and learning
  • Research and development
  • Assessment and examinations
  • More and most able
  • Literacy across the curriculum
  • Staff CPD

System Leadership and Partnership

  • EEF
  • SSAT
  • IOE
  • GL
  • AR
  • MLS