Dr. Kayleigh Sumner
Assistant Head - Positive Education & Wellbeing
Dr. Kayleigh Sumner is entering her fifth year working at Fortes Education. Kayleigh is a Senior Leader and Wellbeing Lead working across Fortes Schools. Kayleigh was trained as an Educational Psychologist in the UK graduating from University with a Doctorate in Applied Educational Psychology (DAppEdPsy).
Kayleigh’s area of research and passion is the application of Positive Psychology principles and wellbeing frameworks in education. She has spent the past 10 years working with various local authorities, nurseries, schools, and colleges across England in pursuit of improving outcomes for children and young people, socially, emotionally and academically. Kayleigh likes to work both therapeutically and systemically, with schools facilitating change, and promoting, and supporting Positive Mental Health outcomes for children and young people. Kayleigh’s top character strengths are teamwork, creativity and a love of learning.