Senior Leadership Team
Executive Headteacher - Mandy Wilton
Mandy has been in Education for over 25 years, 20 of those have been in the Specialist and AP sector. Mandy has experience of school leadership in a range of contexts this includes Headship, Deputy Headship, SENCO and Assistant Headteacher for Inclusion. Mandy is currently the Headteacher of Cranbury College in Reading, an Alternative Curriculum Provider that is currently in an OFSTED category of Good since its last inspection in 2018, this has rapidly improved from its Requires Improvement Grade in January 2016, when Mandy first joined the College.
As a senior leader in Education, Mandy has supported schools including those in special measures through her work as a senior officer in several local authorities. This includes working as an SEN Consultant in the London Borough of Redbridge and Head of SEN and Inclusion in Bracknell Forest. In the latter role particularly, Mandy was involved in School Improvement and led on the opening of a new 52 place Specialist Autism resource. Mandy was also involved in the project team for the application and development of a new Secondary Free School in the borough.
Interim Head of School - Jane Straw
Jane Straw will be joining Hamilton School as Interim Head of School from 6 January 2020.
Assistant Headteacher - George Chatzakis
After gaining QTS in 2006, George started teaching in both Secondary and Primary settings in London before joining Phoenix College in 2008. Since then he has taught Physical Education, Science, Maths, ICT, Business Studies and Geography, and has been a form tutor for the past 10 years
As he embarks on his role as Assistant Headteacher he will try to help create a purposeful, caring, learning environment for our students by the application of high professional standards of pastoral care and support for their emotional and behavioural needs, and learning difficulties.
Assistant Headteacher - Claudine Muller
Claudine has been teaching for 21 years. She started in South Africa and then in the United Kingdom from 2001. She qualified as a Nurse and then changed careers and embarked on a teaching career. She has a BSc Ed obtained from the University of Western Cape in South Africa 1996 and completed her QTS at East Anglia University. She has taught at various schools in Essex, Bromley, Hammersmith and Fulham and now Reading.
She has been a form tutor, Lead in Biology within a department, a KS5 Science and BTech coordinator, a Head of Department in Science and she is now embarking on her role as Assistant Head.