A NEW head teacher is set to start at an Oxfordshire primary school.

Clifton Hampden Church of England primary school near Abingdon, will be welcoming Rachel Crouch. She was previously head teacher at Stanton Harcourt primary for three years and head teacher of St Nicholas’ Primary School in Old Marston, Oxford for more than ten years.

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Ms Crouch said: “I am so pleased to have joined this school community which is a very caring school. Our vision is to be courageous, compassionate and creative. The children and staff are so pleased to be getting back to some sort of routine during these unprecedented times”.

She added: “I look forward to a future where we can meet together as a community without the health emergency issues we face today”.