Head teacher of new Redbridge free school announced

The wheels are in motion for Redbridge’s first newly built free school after the head teacher was announced this week.

Nicola Percy, currently deputy head teacher of a British school based in Brunei for children of serving members of the armed forces, has been appointed.

Miss Percy will take on the role of head teacher at the new free school in Redbridge, which is planned to open in September, and has been backed by the free schools trust arm of education charity, E-ACT.

The new primary free school is set to open in the Downshall Centre, Aldborough Road South, in September.

When at full capacity, the school will take 420 pupils.


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Miss Percy said: “I am very much looking forward to meeting children, families, community groups and colleagues.

“The opening of the free school offers us the chance to learn from each other and build a creative and inspiring learning environment for children and their families in Redbridge. I can’t wait to greet our first pupils in September. It will be a moment in history!”

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