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Leadership Team

Caroline Longhurst


Miss Longhurst joined Royal Greenwich Trust School in September 2019 as Associate Headteacher, and been successful in achieving the post of Interim Headteacher since joining. Miss Longhurst has extensive leadership experience acquired through various roles within the secondary sector including...

Jillur Rahman

Associate Headteacher

Jillur began his teaching career in 2005 as teacher of Business and Economics at Eastbury Comprehensive School in Barking. Over the next 13 years he progressed to become head of department and then director of learning. Jillur has experience working in several comprehensive schools across the East...

Farihah Alam

Deputy Headteacher - Teaching and Learning

Ms Alam qualified as an English teacher through the Teach First Leadership Development Programme having studied at King’s College London. She has a masters in Educational Leadership in Urban Contexts from the University of Manchester. She has taught in schools in Manchester, Greenwich and...

Helen Cleary

Director of Learning for Inclusion and Safeguarding

Miss Cleary is our Director of Learning (Inclusion and Safeguarding). She joined the School in October 2014 as curriculum lead for Art, Design and Technology. Miss Cleary has extensive experience leading both pastoral and curriculum teams in schools in central Manchester and London since 2000. She...

Laura Cariss

Director of Learning for Teaching and Learning and Head of English

Miss Cariss joined the Royal Greenwich Trust School school in September 2017 as an experienced Head of English having taught in London for a number of years. Following a successful first year in the post she was promoted to the post of DoL: Teaching and Learning in September 2018 which is a...

Olivia Saunders

Director of Learning for Behaviour and Head of Year 8

In September 2017 Miss Saunders joined RGTS as Head of Year 7 at the start of its’ journey as a comprehensive secondary school. As Director of Learning for Behaviour Miss Saunders goes above and beyond to provide pastoral support and interventions to support young people, ensuring appropriate...

Peter Martin

Director of Learning for Systems and Procedures

Mr Martin is our Director of Learning (School Systems and Procedures), working with the school from the beginning of our partnership with the University School Trust. Before dedicating his career to raising standards in comprehensive education, Mr Martin studied Computer Science at Imperial College...

Anthony Fitzpatrick

Director of Learning for Sixth Form

Mr Fitzpatrick is proud to be a part of Royal Greenwich Trust School as they have limitless ambitions for their learners. He is steadfastly devoted to ensuring that our Sixth Formers are given a world-class education and access to the best opportunities to develop their academic and career skills,...