Central Team

Satff place holder 2

Francois Walker

Hub Strategic Lead and Headteacher at Whiteknights Primary School

Francois has been at Whiteknights Primary School since 2012, and has transformed the school into one of the best primary schools in Berkshire.

The ethos of Whiteknights is that we nurture each individual and help them to grow in greatness. We aim to provide outstanding educational opportunities that develop happy, confident pupils who have the skills to be successful lifelong learners, and are able to fulfil their ambitions.
We will do this by:

  • Maintaining a focus on attaining high standards at the heart of all that we do;
  • Providing pupils with quality experiences and opportunities;
  • Providing outstanding leadership, including governance.

Staff Place holder 3

Annette Bryant

Hub Lead

Annette has worked at Whiteknights since 2010 and has worked as an Early Years and Key Stage 1 teacher. She led the Read Write Inc programme for several years and the school was awarded Model School Status.

She will be:

  • Leading the development of the English Hub alongside several other Literacy Specialists;
  • Co-ordinating the provision of Specialist Leaders of Education in schools that require and request our support; and
  • Running showcase events aimed at Headteachers, KS1 teachers and Reading Leaders.

Staff Place holder 2

Kirstie O'Leary

Hub Deputy Lead

Staff Place holder 8

Elzette Gustavsson

Hub Administrator and Marketing

Elzette Gustavsson is our Hub administrator and is responsible for coordinating the English Hub activities. She will be managing event bookings, assisting with funding and  financial matters and responding to general enquiries.

Staff Place holder 2

Stephanie Chandler

Whiteknights Primary School Business Manager

Staff Place holder 3

Linda Salmon

Whiteknights Primary School Finance Assistant