Merton Special Teaching Alliance

Who Are We?

MSTA was formed by Perseid School and Cricket Green School in 2012.

In 2014 MSTA expanded its remit to include Merton School Partners, providing a unique context for our work. As a result, we have a large number of experienced leaders  available to provide support at different levels, including Senior Leaders, National Leaders of Education (NLEs), Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) and Expert and Consultant Teachers.

Our strategic direction is provided by the following:

Tina Harvey   Celia Dawson

Tina Harvey
Perseid School  


Celia Dawson
Cricket Green School


Matt Ball
Bishop Gilpin Primary School


Katharine Davies
     Consultant Leader 


Alison Jerrard
Ricards Lodge High School 


Carla Chandler   Executive Headteacher Melbury College 

We work in collaboration with Merton Local Authority and are governed by an Executive Board comprising representatives from our key partner organisations and institutions.