Thahmina is Executive Headteacher of Community Schools Trust, previously Headteacher of Forest Gate Community School (FGCS) which was judged to be Outstanding under the latest EIF framework in 2020. Prior to that, Thahmina led the English team at FGCS where progress was the best in the country in 2017 and has consistently been in the top 10 ever since. Following the success of the English department, Thahmina has deployed the strategies used to achieve these excellent outcomes in other subjects across the school. This has contributed to a sustained positive progress score for the school year on year.
Thahmina feels strongly that developing high quality teachers who are enthusiastic about their craft is key to achieving exceptional outcomes. Expert teaching staff means happy and thriving students, who are supported to reach their potential. Under Thahmina, the culture of professional development amongst staff is one of excitement and a relentless desire to support each other, celebrate success and keep getting better.