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New head tells of her vision for primary school near Market Drayton

By Amy Downward | Market Drayton | Education | Published:

A headteacher says she is "delighted" to be taking over at a school near Market Drayton.

Angela Alkureishi

Angela Alkureishi is the new headteacher of Norton In Hales C of E Primary School.

The school has also welcomed 22 new reception pupils starting this term.

Mrs Alkureishi said: "I am delighted to be the new headteacher of Norton-in-Hales Primary School.

Angela Alkureishi with pupils

"My vision for the school will be to ensure that our new school motto aim, believe and achieve draws all of us – pupils, staff, governors, parents and the wider community – together in a pursuit of excellence.

"I will be working with the dedicated teachers to ensure every child is supported by both cherishing and challenging them to fulfil their potential, and to experience the joy and satisfaction that this brings.

“The children will be at the centre of everything we do as a team.

Angela Alkureishi

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"It is our fantastic school and I want the children to have a sense ownership and involvement in the decision-making process.

"Our Christian values of respect, kindness, courage, determination and enthusiasm will inform all that we do together – both in the classroom and around school, and beyond the school gates.

"As a parent myself I understand that children are our most precious possessions, being a part of a child’s development and milestones such as starting school for the first time is truly the most important and rewarding job in the world."

Amy Downward

By Amy Downward
@AmyD_star

Based at the head office in Ketley covering the north Shropshire area.

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