I am thrilled to be appointed as the new Headteacher of Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge. It has always been my ambition to lead an inclusive school which is at the heart of the community and MECE truly fits that description. I have been inspired by the transformation of the school under the leadership of Andy Hartley,  and I am ready to pick up the baton and lead the next phase of development. 

During my visit to the school and over the interview process, I have been impressed by the sense of community in the school and the commitment and ambition of the students and staff who are still working hard at the end of this long term. 

After 15 years in school leadership in the Ridgeway Education Trust in Didcot, I am very excited to join the Maiden Erlegh Trust and I look forward to working closely with the other trust schools, parents and the wider community to ensure that all our students have every opportunity to be successful.

Mrs Briony Bowers, Headteacher