This week, new presenter Lynsie Monro speaks to Dr Harry Hope about how he has led his Primary School through the opening stages of the Coronvirus emergency.
It’s a fascinating interview and Harry shares a huge amount about his approaches and stresses what he thinks is most important for everyone to remember at times like these.
Harry earned his medical degree and worked as a Junior Doctor before following his true passion, education. He hung up his stethoscope and trained to become a teacher. Working across a range of settings in both the UK and in Singapore, Harry cultivated a strong belief in lifelong learning and developed a his expertise in the leadership and management of curriculum change.
After taking on the role of Deputy Headteacher in East Sussex, Harry was appointed as Principal of Waterfield Primary School in the Summer Term of 2019. Harry holds firm the belief that we all have an important role in developing our children to become global citizens who are equipped with the skills they will require to tackle the world of tomorrow. School should be a happy place, where every child has the freedom to explore and discover their talents amongst a strong foundation of essential core skills.
Our interviewee is Dr Harry Hope (MBChB PGCE NPQH) @DrHopePrincipal
Waterfield Primary School @Waterfield_TCT