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Lindsey Watt

Lindsey__WattBorn in Edinburgh, Lindsey Watt has been teaching since 1979 and is currently the Headteacher of Castleview Primary School, Craigmillar, Edinburgh. She was previously Headteacher of Edinburgh’s Abbeyhill and Sciennes Primary Schools.
She was appointed to the Castleview post in February 2005 after participating in Columba 1400’s Headteacher Leadership Academy in December 2003. Since her appointment the school has increased pupils’ attainment and achievement. She has nurtured a positive image for Castleview in the Craigmillar and wider community. The school was highly commended in the City of Edinburgh’s Achievement Awards for its work in producing the Craigmillar Junior Heritage Trail, won the Achievement Award for Partnership Working with Historic Scotland at Craigmillar Castle and was a finalist in the Scottish Education Awards.
Lindsey was recently seconded to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Life Long Learning’s Attainment Group who produced a report to support the raising of attainment in Scottish Education.