Fiona Hoare

Fiona joined Diamond Hall Junior Academy as the Headteacher in September 2019. Prior to this, she has worked in Education for 18 years at schools in the Stockton area, and more recently Sunderland.

Fiona studied her BScEd (Hons) in ICT at Durham University and later a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice at Northumbria University. 

Fiona has experience in many aspects of leadership and has a passion for working with children from areas of high deprivation, ensuring they have the opportunity access a rich curriculum that is inspiring, inclusive, challenging and provides a range of experiences. This passion also extends to recognising opportunities for staff development through coaching and mentoring techniques, to ensure the best for the whole school community.