Derek Peaple

I am a graduate of Oriel College having matriculated for a degree in Modern History in 1983.

  • I have experience of two secondary Headships and I am currently the Headteacher of Park House School in Newbury
  • I am the current Chair of the Berkshire Association of Secondary Headteachers and Chair Designate of the Youth Sport Trust Headteacher National Strategy Group
  • I have experience in international education consultancy, currently working with schools in South Africa, Mongolia and Iraq.
  • I am an education adviser for London 2012
  • I have been involved in developing Accessing Potential programmes with Oriel

The OES Committee

On the basis my wide-ranging educational experience outlined above, I would welcome the opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction of the Society. In particular, I would wish to use this experience to support the development of a variety of local, national and international learning networks which can innovatively support knowledge transfer, learning and professional development across different phases of education and teacher training.