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New Head teacher for Manor Park Primary School 4 July 2005

    Dave Shaw has been appointed Head teacher at Manor Park School with effect from September 2005.

    Dave Shaw new Head teacher at Manor Park SchoDave originally comes from St Helens and now lives in the south of the Island with his wife and 2 children.

    After obtaining his degree in English and drama, Dave worked as a reporter for a local paper before completing a PGCE course in 1987. He then spent 4 years teaching in Warrington before moving to Gran Canaria. Here he took up the role of Deputy head at a small school for 2 years.

    On his return to the UK, Dave worked in schools around the borough of Knowsley in Merseyside, before he moved to the Island in 2000.

    Says Dave - "Since then I have spent 4 very happy years as Deputy Head of Anagh Coar Primary School. Coming to the Island has been the best move we have ever made, it's a great place to live and bring up children. I am going to miss everyone at Anagh Coar, but I am also really looking forward now to working at Manor Park."

    In his spare time Dave also enjoys scuba diving and has just recently taken up golf again.

    4th July 2005

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