Mark Lehain

Mark Lehain
  • Interim Director
  • Company: New Schools Network

 

Mark has a wealth of educational experience, having founded one of the first free schools in the country in September 2012. Bedford Free School has thrived under his tutelage, and they have created the Advantage Schools multi-academy trust with Elstow School, as well as receiving permission to open another free school in September 2018. Mark is the Director of Parents and Teachers for Excellence, an organisation which works to improve state education by encouraging schools to adopt high-expectations behaviour cultures, a knowledge-rich curriculum, rigorous examinations and lots of enrichment opportunities for their students. He was appointed Interim Director of New Schools Network in March 2018.