Dr Helen Price

Dr Helen Price

HAT school and current role:

HAT CEO/Executive Headteacher

Areas of educational and leadership expertise and experience


Helen’s initial teaching and leadership background was in secondary education, teaching German and English, and undertaking a number of middle and senior leadership posts enroute to headship. She worked at the trust’s first school, Hampton College, from its inception in 2005. She was the first Deputy at the school and became headteacher in 2011. Hampton College became an all-through school in 2012 and Helen has led primary settings too, in an executive leader capacity, since then. In 2017, Helen moved over to her trust role full-time. Today she leads the trust, serving 3200+ children and young people, in settings from nursery to Post 16.

Additional affiliations and accreditations

Helen is the current chair of the Peterborough Education Trusts’ CEO group.

Helen has strong links with the University of Cambridge, having completed her PGCE, Masters and most recently Doctorate in the Faculty of Education. Helen’s research is published on the university’s digital portal: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.56408

In-reach and outreach - support offered in the following areas:

  • All-through Education
  • Leadership development: recruiting and growing the leaders of the future
  • New school/ free school development
  • Managing growth at a school and trust level
  • Anchoring schools and the trust in the communities they serve
  • Supporting researching practitioners