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New headteacher at Walsall school 'committed to making academy a cornerstone of the community again'

A new headteacher has been appointed at a school in Walsall who is 'committed to making the academy a cornerstone of the community once again'.

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Special school Mary Elliot Academy in Bloxwich has announced Rebecca Davies will step into the role.

The landmark appointment signals the next step in a new chapter for the academy, which began when it joined Thrive Education Partnership in 2023.

Rebecca, who joined Mary Elliot Academy over a decade ago, has taken on various roles at the school before being appointed headteacher.

It follows her tenure as joint leader with Rachael Bowen immediately after the school became an academy.

Rebecca Davies and Abdullah Khalid at Mary Elliot Academy