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Highland Council welcomes three new head teachers offering 'stability' to pupils


By Louise Glen

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Highland Council.
Highland Council.

Highland Council said it was pleased to announce the appointments of three head teachers at schools in the Inverness and Badenoch and Strathspey areas.

The appointments are: Robyn Hammond at Cauldeen Primary School, Joan Nelson at Glen Urquhart High School and Patricia Johnstonat Kingussie Primary School.

Robyn Hammond (back lef) has been appointed as head teacher of Caldeen Priamry School.
Robyn Hammond (back lef) has been appointed as head teacher of Caldeen Priamry School.

Robyn Hammond, currently head teacher at Ferintosh and Mulbuie cluster primary schools in Highland, will take up their new post at Cauldeen Primary School in Inverness later this month.

Joan Nelson, previously deputy head teacher at Glen Urquhart High School in Drumnadrochit has been appointed head teacher in the school.

Patricia Johnston, who has held head teacher and senior management posts in schools both at home in Scotland and overseas is now head teacher at Kingussie Primary School.

Welcoming the appointments, chairman of the education committee, Councillor John Finlayson, said: “I would like to congratulate each of our head teachers on their new appointments.

"I am sure staff, pupils, parents and the wider community of their respective schools are also delighted to see the posts filled and are looking forward to the stability this will bring as we approach the end of the year."



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