Kamal Hanif OBE, Waverley School

Waverley School’s culture is based on aspiring for better under the school motto, “Humanity, Equality, Aspiration and Respect “(HEAR) and this culture is led by their exceptional Headteacher, Kamal Hanif. He is, by any measure, an exceptionally inspirational and effective school leader. His dedication, hard work and commitment has ensured that children from his local community have access to, and an appreciation of, a world class education. His vision and determination has made Waverley School (where he was once a pupil himself! ) the incredible success it is today. 

His passion, leadership, energy and determination not only secured funding for a new school building, but also enabled the school community to flourish beyond their highest expections. His work has ensued that his students receive an outstanding education and as such, he is a very deserving winner of this prestigious Award.