Pete Slough

B.Sc. (Hons), NPQH, FRSA

Pete SloughPete began his teaching career in Liverpool before moving to the West Midlands and this was followed by overseas positions spanning ten years, during which, he gained his first Headship at the British International School of Jeddah.

Pete returned to the UK in 1992 eventually becoming Deputy Headteacher of Small Heath School and Sixth Form Centre in 1995 and took over the Headship in 2001. The school, which is situated in one of the most challenging inner city areas in the country, has received outstanding judgements from Ofsted in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2013 and 2014.

National Leader of Education status was awarded to Pete in 2008.

He is a member of the steering board of a highly successful Teaching School Alliance in Birmingham. Pete offers advice and guidance on whole school improvement and is a regular speaker at national conferences.

Pete leaves his Headship at small Heath School and Sixth Form Centre in August 2014 to take up the position of Director of Access for The King Edward’s Foundation, Birmingham. He will continue his association with the Bishop Challoner Catholic College Teaching School Alliance and will also be working with The Key providing guidance for School Leaders.

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