Ruth RyanExecutive Headteacher, Shepherdswell Academy and Orchard Academy, and EMAT Lead for Inclusion
Ruth is the executive headteacher at Shepherdswell Academy and Orchard Academy and the EMAT Lead for Inclusion. She believes all children and staff should be given the opportunity to grow, and achieve their aspirations within a safe and nurturing environment, where we learn from and value one another.
She has been teaching for over 20 years and during her career she has taught in EYFS, KS1, KS2 and KS3. She has been a deputy head within two of the Trust schools, Castle Academy and NIA. She has had a range of responsibilities within each school, including teaching and learning, data and assessment and inclusion, and was part of building the teaching and learning hub at Castle Academy.