Mairead Mc Donnell, completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Education in London in 2002 and took up her first teaching post in Islington in 2003. Mairead became Deputy Headteacher at Newington Green Primary School in 2007 and was acting Headteacher from September 2009 until April 2010, when the new Headteacher was appointed. Mairead completed a Masters in Teaching and Learning in 2013. In February 2017, Mairead became the Head of School when Abi took on the role of Executive Head of Newington Green and Rotherfield Primary Schools. In this new role Mairead is responsible for the day to day leadership of Newington Green and ensuring the school continues to improve.