Alison Beane

Alison Beane OBE, Executive Headteacher - Director


Bachelor of Education (Hons) specialising in Food and Nutrition. NPQH. Advanced Diploma in SEN

National Leader of Education

Current employment where relevant:

Solent Academies Trust

Professional experience including organisations you have played a part in:

Worked as a senior leader in the special school sector for over 30 years.

Headteacher of Arbour Vale in Slough from 2001-2005

Headteacher of Mary Rose School from 2005 to 2013

Executive Headteacher, Solent Academies Trust 013 to the present day.

Lead for the Portsmouth Teaching School Alliance since 2012

Member of the SE Regional Schools Commissioners Headteacher Board since Sept 2016

Senior Partner for Challenge Partners

SEN Leader for The London Leadership Team

Led two special schools to Ofsted outstanding – Mary Rose 3 consecutive inspections, Cliffdale Primary from special measures in 2012 to outstanding in 2016

As the leader of a National Support School, providing School Improvement advice and support to schools locally, regionally and nationally.