NESTON High School has appointed a new headteacher.

Kirsty Cunningham will bring "a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment".

Expressing enthusiasm about the role, Ms Cunningham, said: "I am so thrilled to be appointed as headteacher of Neston High School.

"I feel extremely honoured and privileged to have been chosen to continue to develop this fantastic school onto the next stage of its journey."

As a parent with a daughter currently studying at University, Ms Cunningham emphasises "the importance of happiness and attaining one's potential".

She added: "This philosophy is central to the vision and values of Neston High School where students are supported to not only be academically successful but also thrive socially".

Having joined Neston in 2012 as Assistant Headteacher and subsequently serving as Deputy Headteacher for the past six years, Ms Cunningham brings a "deep understanding of the school's strengths and areas for growth".

With over 25 years of experience in education, Ms Cunningham firmly believes in "comprehensive, inclusive education as the best way to nurture young minds".

Ms Cunningham explained: "The needs of the students are paramount, and I am committed to providing exciting, creative, and meaningful learning experiences that ignite enthusiasm for learning and contribute to positive growth and development".

A strong advocate for parental involvement, Ms Cunningham aims to "build a whole school community based on mutual respect and positive relationships".

A strong emphasis is placed on the importance of working in partnership with parents to create a positive and rewarding school experience for every child.

To facilitate open communication, the school will be sending out a parent's questionnaire in the coming weeks, seeking honest feedback to help shape the school's vision for the future.