School to welcome new head

October 27 2020

COURTNEY Primary School is preparing to say farewell to its much loved and respected headteacher Deborah Wood.

Georgina Scott, who will take over as headteacher at Courtney Primary on the retirement of Deborah Wood

Mrs Scott will leave in December, having postponed her retirement from July to help steer the school through the challenges posed by Covid-19.

The school has announced that its new head, Georgina Scott, will take the reins from January.

Ms Scott is currently executive headteacher of Moorlands School Federation (Infant and Junior School) in Bath.   She will be returning to work in the Bristol area, having worked in a variety of schools including St Werbugh’s Primary and Summerhill Academy.  

She said her aim was to continue to build on the great work being done at Courtney and to create a school that is oversubscribed within the local area, provides a broad and varied education to alls, where pupil voice affects change and where every child reaches their full potential. 

 “I am excited about the new venture and look forward to working in the local area,” she said.