Kate Richardson

Executive Principal

Kate is an Executive Principal with the CLF. Most recently, Kate has been working within the Bristol cluster and across the primary phase as part of the Executive team, supporting the school improvement across the trust.

Prior to Kate’s appointment as Executive Principal, she was the headteacher at Hareclive E-ACT Academy in Hartcliffe, Bristol and prior to that was headteacher at Greenfield E-ACT Academy in Knowle West. Kate was part of the team at Headey Park Primary in south Bristol and before moving to Bristol, Kate worked in Hackney in London taking on roles in a range of contexts including undertaking SENDCo training. Kate has always worked in schools with high levels of deprivation.

Kate takes the lead on attendance, exclusions and wellbeing across the trust. Kate also leads on Big Events across the trust, which serve to enable our pupils to feel they are a part of something bigger – our wider CLF family.