Clare Higgins is the headteacher of Holy Cross Catholic Primary School in Birkenhead, Wirral. She has led the school from an Ofsted RI grading to a good grading in all areas in the last four years.
Clare is a passionate advocate for developing an inclusive culture for the pupils, families and local community.
Clare has extensive experience as a senior leader across a number of schools. She also had the privilege to be seconded as an Inclusion Advisory Teacher with West Sussex County Council. Her role involved supporting children who required an enhanced transition from Nursery into Foundation Stage Two.
As a school leader Clare tries to live and breathe the values of inclusion each day, putting children at the heart of everything she does. She is immensely proud to be the Headteacher of an IQM Flagship School and alongside the fantastic staff team support the community of Holy Cross Catholic Primary School.