Claire Whyte

Claire has spent the last 5 years working as Primary Head at King’s College India turning the primary department into a thriving and very successful establishment. Based on the Cambridge Curriculum she encouraged the students to reflect on their learning, be confident, innovative and lifelong learners through an active learning based curriculum. Claire led the school to winning an award for best new school in India, Bronze Award in their School Enterprise, obtaining their first ISA Award(International Schools Award) and finally working towards their Green flag. Claire was asked to be a keynote speaker on Time Management for Higher.

Prior to that she worked in the UAE as the Humanities Lead and Middle Leader and teaching across all key stages so has a deep knowledge of what is involved on the ground floor inside the classroom. Claire started her teaching profession in Scotland playing hockey for Scotland, Heading up the PE Department and having the responsibility of constructing a uniform curriculum for excellence across 13 cluster schools.

Presently completing the National Professional Qualification of Headship, having already been awarded Teacher Leader. Claire is passionate about what happens inside the classroom and wants to make sure all students receive high quality education so became a qualified mentor for NQT(Newly Qualified Teachers) to make this became a reality in the schools she was teaching in and as a result has been seen inside a classroom on a daily basis throughout her 30 years teaching experience..