New Primary Headteacher Appointment

We are delighted to announce the permanent appointment of Louise Moretta as Primary Headteacher of our Campus.   

Following a national recruitment campaign, a huge amount of interest, a number of applications and a two day rigorous interview process involving Governors, staff, pupils, along with senior representatives, it was unanimously agreed that Louise Moretta met and exceeded our requirements in every way.  

The Governors identified a stringent and rigorous list of required criteria for applicants to the post, in order that the individual appointed have the ability to maintain, and also develop upon, the excellent educational standards that we have established here at Cranbrook Education Campus.  

Louise is in her 13th year of teaching and first year of being a Headteacher. Having worked in education for 25 years she qualified as a Teacher in 2009. For the last nine years Louise has been working as part of the Senior Leadership Team, latterly as an Assistant Headteacher in a large Primary School in Exeter. Louise has also been working as a Specialist Leader of Education offering support to schools with the development of English and Phonics. Some of you will know that Louise has been acting Primary Headteacher here at Cranbook for the last six months. Louise will continue as she is for now, before moving into her new role from Easter.  

The following comments may help you share in our enthusiasm and excitement of this appointment; 

Siobhan Meredith, Executive Leader at the Trust, who was heavily involved in the appointment commented Louise was appointed to the role of Primary Headteacher due to her commitment and ability to work creatively and collaboratively. Louise has the necessary talent and ambition to provide strategic and motivational leadership to raise standards and deliver the highest quality education in the Primary Phase at Cranbrook Education Campus. I am excited to see how Cranbrook Education Campus (Primary) thrives and develops under Louise’s leadership. 

Bob Hooper a Cranbrook Governor also comments, I am delighted to see Louise appointed as our primary Headteacher. She brings a wealth of skills and experience to the position and I’m certain she will provide great leadership for the primary phase.” 

Louise Moretta herself adds “I’m incredibly excited and privileged to have been appointed as the Primary Headteacher at Cranbrook Education Campus. I look forward to working with the families, local community and our partner schools within the Trust, to ensure that we deliver the highest quality education to our children; one that is rich in both knowledge and experience, ensuring our children develop self-confidence and an unbounded enthusiasm for learning.”  

To hear more from Louise please watch her welcome messages to pupils and families 

Welcome message to Pupils from Mrs Moretta

Welcome message to Parents and Carers from Mrs Moretta

I am sure you will all agree that this is a marvelous appointment for the Campus and I would like to wish Louise a huge congratulations! 

Best wishes, 

Mr Stephen Farmer 

Head of Campus