Pickhill CofE VC Primary School

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Our School

Mr Mike White

Mike-White-150x150Mike White began his teaching career in 1995 and became the substantive headteacher of Brompton-on-Swale CE Primary School in 2006, taking the additional reigns at Crakehall in 2017. In January 2021, Mike also became Executive Headteacher of Leeming & Londonderry Community and Pickhill CE Primary Schools. As well as having this role, he has strategic responsibility for the Swaledale Alliance (an ex Teaching School Alliance, now working independently to the DfE) which has 50 partnership schools and also works as a National Leader of Education, supporting schools across North Yorkshire. A keen sportsman, Mike spends much of his free time playing or coaching football and cricket alongside managing his other career as a father of two and husband!


Executive Headteacher

Date of Appointment

 19 July 2021

Term of Office

 Ex Officio

Appointed by

Ex Officio

Attendance for 2022/23


Business and/or Pecuniary Interests

Swaledale Alliance

Governance Roles in other schools


Relationships between governors and members of staff


Synergy Trust Schools

About Synergy Schools

Synergy Schools is a federation of primary schools in the north of North Yorkshire. The federation was formed in September 2018 when Brompton-on-Swale and Crakehall Church of England Primary Schools successfully shared senior leadership capacity. In July 2021, the federation welcomed Leeming & Londonderry Community Primary and Pickhill Church of England Primary school into the federation.