About Pamela Wright Limited

Pamela Wright OBE, FRSA, MBA

Pamela Wright

Pamela has a proven record of success, innovation and transformation through school improvement practices. Her main body of experience in leadership is from her role as Executive Principal of Wade Deacon High School leading the school to its current outstanding Ofsted judgement. She has also extensive experience of leading other schools. During her tenure she led and managed three schools, both primary and secondary, to improvement. Her experience includes taking schools from special measures to Ofsted ‘good’ as well as working with Academy Trusts to provide advice and guidance as well as leadership.

Train the trainer

Pamela has experience of training other people to deliver training modules in improving leadership on behalf of the British Council. Merseyside & Cheshire Area and Outstanding Leaders Programme. This experience includes work in the UK, Colombia and India. Training in Leadership, coaching skills, teaching and learning, School evaluation, staff development, target setting and staff motivation are available.

Pamela is a British Council trained facilitator for the Leadership Programmes and has extensive international experience delivering training in China, India, Mauritius, Sudan, Colombia and Argentina.

She is also an experienced NPQH trainer and ‘professional partner’ providing coaching and mentoring to new members of senior leadership teams.

Pamela was awarded an OBE for services to education in the New Year’s Honours list 2011. She has spoken at national and international conferences on school improvement including Capita, Westminster Consulting, Mauritius Leadership training launches in 2012 and 2013, Academies Show, FASNA conference and SSAT leadership training courses.

Nicola Carty MAAT


Nicola Carty is a fully qualified Accounts Technician and a member of the Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT). She has over 10 years’ experience of working in School Finance with expertise in setting up financial systems and procedures. She also has experience of School Business Management and has trained with the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) with the Diploma in School Business Management (DSBM). She provides business support to Pamela Wright Limited.

In her spare time as a hobby, she also is a keen artist and crafter. She makes a vast range of items; including polymer clay jewellery, cosmetic bags, felt decorations and corsetry. A selection of her handmade items can be viewed on her facebook page on the Links tab.


Educational Consultancy

Pamela Wright Ltd has been set up by Pamela Wright OBE, FRSA, MBA – a successful and nationally recognised former Headteacher and Executive Principal and Nicola Carty MAAT – a full member of the Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT) and DSBM School Business Management trained consultant.


Our Vision

To support school leaders to deliver world class opportunities for every school and every learner to be the best they can be. “School leadership is second only to classroom teaching as an influence on pupil learning” Leithwood et al, 2008.

Our Belief

Every child has the right to the very best education in order to achieve more than they previously dreamed possible. As Fenton Whelan in “Lessons Learned” states “student achievement in a school almost never exceeds the quality of its leadership”. Our belief is that with the right support, advice and training the leadership can be improved to deliver high student achievement.

Our Mission

To provide consultancy in order to support school leaders, leadership teams and school business managers in providing exceptional yet sustainable education for every child. We will leverage our experience of school improvement to support the leadership of the school to reduce in-school variation.

“Variation within schools accounts for more than two thirds of the total variation in the English system and well above the international average” OECD 2009.

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