of Highbridge's King Alfred School to leave this summer
headteacher of Highbridge's King Alfred School has this week announced
she is leaving the role this summer on health grounds.
Hurr said in a statement on Friday: "I have decided to resign
as Headteacher at King Alfred School from 31st August 2018 on health
have been struggling since summer 2017 with my health and hospital
visits and have decided I need to fully recuperate."
will be going to work for The Priory Learning Trust, running the
Teaching School Alliance, training the next generation of teachers
to work in schools across the UK."
will be business as usual until my last day. The Priory Learning
Trust will now work with Somerset Local Authority to recruit and
appoint a new Principal for our school to start in September 2018."
added: "I would like to thank our students and the community
for their continued support."
Coles, Executive Principal at of The Priory Learning Trust, said:
"The Priory Learning Trust will be appointing in partnership
with the IEB and alongside Somerset Local Authority, a new Principal
at King Alfred School who will start in September 2018."
Hurr will continue to lead the school between now and the end of
the school year. From September 2018 Mrs Hurr will start to work
within our Trust and as the Director of TPLT Teaching School Alliance.
On behalf of everyone I thank Mrs Hurr for her service to the school."
took on the role of headteacher in September 2014, as Burnham-On-Sea.com
at the time.
has overseen the school over a busy and challenging few years, during
which the time the school received a poor OFSTED inspection when
it was labled 'Inadequate', as we reported here.
King Alfred School is working closed with The Priory Learning Trust
to improve and it recently was praised for its progress following
a new OFSTED inspection monitoring visit.