Kate O'Connor is the Headteacher of Lessness Heath Primary School and has been in post since September 2016. Before joining the school, she worked in the London Borough of Greenwich for 16 years and held many senior positions including a Head of School role. She strongly believes in positive-relationship school cultures that look after and protect the wellbeing of the whole school community. Kate believes in nurturing a culture of trust and autonomy in her school to ensure she gets the very best outcomes for her staff and the children.
Kate has a strong commitment to working in challenging schools and leads her staff to ensure all children reach their potential. She insists on high standards and has a strong moral drive to ensure all children in her school succeed. She believes in giving all children the very best start to their educational careers in all areas of the curriculum. Kate leads the Primary First Pledge which she believes will give all children in the Trust exciting and rewarding experiences outside of the classroom in a collaborative way; an ethos she strongly believes in.