Ms Mary Isherwood, M Ed, NPQH
Mary is headteacher at Camberwell Park Special School in Manchester where she has been since September 2006. Prior to that, Mary was headteacher at Rodney House School, also in Manchester.
Mary has always worked in special education, completing her B Ed degree at the University of Birmingham in 1987. She taught for a number of years in Dame Evelyn Fox School in Blackburn before moving on to the post of Deputy Headteacher at Birtle View School in Heywood, Rochdale.
Mary is an National Leader of Education ( NLE) and her school is a National Support School. As such they are committed system leaders supporting a range of schools with challenges in the local area.
In her spare time Mary plays the piano and guitar and enjoys swimming both pool swimming and open water!