Omar Deria

Omar Deria

Executive Headteacher

Omar has beenHeadteacher of Cumberland Community School since 2019. Prior to  this, he worked at Forest Gate Community School for 11 years. Whilst at Forest Gate Community School, Omar was a Deputy Headteacher for 2 years,  an Assistant Headteacher for 3 years and a Head of Learning for 3 years.

Omar has a detailed and systematic approach to driving high standards in behaviour, safeguarding and pastoral care. Under Omar’s leadership, the culture of Cumberland Community School has been significantly improved in a short period, to one of high-expectation, accountability and excellent systems are now in place to support all staff and students. The transformational leadership at Cumberland Community School has resulted in life-changing opportunities for all students.

Omar has pledged to transform the school into one of the highest performing secondary schools in the country.