BRIGHTWELLS Trust is delighted to announce that Phoebe du Parcq has been appointed as Headteacher of Queen’s Manor Primary School and Special Needs Unit.
Miss du Parcq, who had been Acting Headteacher since the departure of Sonja Harrison last summer, was selected following a rigorous application procedure involving several candidates.
The selection panel was made up Queen’s Manor Governors, the Headteachers of Sulivan and Fulham primary schools, Brightwells Chair Liz Wolverson OBE and a leading external consultant.
Miss du Parcq was previously Deputy Headteacher at QM. Her appointment is effective immediately. She said: “I am thrilled to be the new Headteacher at Queen’s Manor. I am very proud of the children, families and staff who work tirelessly to make the school such a happy and successful place; I am passionate about QM and am so pleased to be working with you all. Queen’s Manor is most definitely the place to be!”
Mrs Wolverson said: “As Chair of the Brightwells Trust, I was very pleased to be part of the selection process for the new Headteacher at Queen’s Manor. The process was extremely rigorous and culminated in Miss Du Parq being appointed.
“She proved herself to be an exceptional candidate and the panel were delighted that she accepted the post and have every confidence in her leading the school forward.”
Queen’s Manor Chair of Governors, Bryanna Patterson said: “We are thrilled that Miss du Parcq is now the substantive Headteacher of our School. Her commitment, enthusiasm and passion for education is tangible. We look forward to working with her and supporting her vision of ensuring that all children at QM are given every opportunity to reach their full potential.
Cllr Larry Culhane, Hammersmith and Fulham’s Cabinet Member for Children and Education said: “Queen’s Manor is a truly special place, where students are supported to be happy, inclusive and achieve the very best they can, and I’m delighted that Miss du Parcq has been appointed as Headteacher. She exemplifies everything that is great about education at Queen’s Manor and in Hammersmith & Fulham.”