School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Louise Dollings

Louise Dollings


  • Experienced literacy consultant and Headteacher
  • Specialises in English, school improvement and leadership
Subject,Key Stage,Curriculum

Can you tell me a bit about yourself and what motivates you?

Supporting learners to be the best they can be and therefore to be taught by competent, confident and highly skilled teachers.

What is your educational experience and qualifications?

I have been teaching since 1996 in a variety of contexts and areas across the south and south-east England. I have experience as a literacy consultant, a deputy head teacher and as a head teacher. I also have qualifications in PGCE and NPQH.

What are your educational specialisms?

My specialisms are in English, School Improvement, Primary Education and Leadership. 

What do you enjoy most about working in education?

I enjoy being able to see learning happening as a result of secure knowledge of children and the curriculum.

What do you like doing outside of work?

I enjoy running, reading and going on dog walks.