Finalist

Meryl Echeverry is a dedicated headteacher with a vibrant personality. Meryl works hard, giving local families access to creative learning environments and encouraging pupils to express themselves. She ensures authentic learning is at the heart of the curriculum, allowing children to try exciting entrepreneurial projects. Her motivational drive and positivity is instilled in her staff as they are encouraged to take risks and be innovative.

Meryl is well-respected by parents for involving them in the life of the school. She is an inspirational leader with a clear vision, this is reflected in the school’s mission statement, ‘together we will achieve the extraordinary’.