Mr Keith Sorrell
Keith is an Education Consultant and until January 2022 was Chief Executive of Windsor Academy Trust when he retired from the role. He became full time CEO in 2016 having previously served the dual role of CEO and Headteacher at Windsor High School and Sixth Form since 2011.
Keith started his teaching career in Staffordshire and Birmingham before being appointed as Headteacher at Windsor High School in 1999. Keith achieved rapid success at the school, quickly moving it to an Ofsted Outstanding school and launching its highly successful sixth form in 2010.
Windsor High School was one of the first nine trust schools that emerged in 2007 and Keith helped the DfE to further define and improve the academisation process as well as speaking at numerous national events about the benefits of collaboration.
Keith is a National Leader for Education and worked as a secondary headteacher consultant for the Department for Education between 2002 and 2005. During his consultancy for the DfE, Keith supported the high profile workforce reform agenda and Every Child Matters projects. Keith also served on the Association of School and College Leaders council for over 10 years.
Keith gained a BEd from Loughborough University in Physical Education and an MA from University of Warwick in research policy and methodology. Alongside an extensive teaching career, Keith was an International hockey coach. He was coach to Wales Women from 1986-91, assistant coach to the England Men's team at the 1994 World Cup and the European Championships and was a GB Olympic selector between 1994 and 1996. He also coached Cannock Hockey Club to national titles and European finals from 1999 to 2002.