Marie-Claire Bretherton - SAAS
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Marie-Claire Bretherton

Director of School Improvement - Anthem Trust


Marie-Claire is the Director of School Improvement for Anthem, a Trust of 16 Primary and Secondary schools in England who together are working to create ambitious and successful schools. She is also a National Leader of Education, and the founder and leader of Kyra – a community for teaching, leadership and school improvement partnerships in Lincolnshire serving a group of 70 schools.


Having trained as a primary school teacher and then as a headteacher she led three very different schools in Lincolnshire to secure improved outcomes for children and young people, including in the most challenging of circumstances. Along with her colleagues within Anthem and Kyra, she is driven to ensure that every school, and every member of staff, is ambitious for children.


Marie-Claire’s is passionate about working across organisations and partnerships to harness the collective expertise and professionalism of the whole education community, in order that children and young people grow to be well-rounded, well-educated citizens with a passion for learning and with the skills to succeed.



You can follow Marie-Claire on twitter @marieclaire78

Email: [email protected]

Sessions by Marie-Claire Bretherton

Day 1 - November 17, 2021
12:25 pm - 1:10 pm
Building Back Together through Inter-School Collaboration