Kelly Dooley

Head Teacher of The Richmond upon Thames School. MA, BA, NPQH

Since starting as a secondary English and Media teacher over 18 years ago, Kelly has held senior leadership roles in three London secondary schools before becoming the Head Teacher of The Richmond upon Thames School in 2016. Kelly has experience leading initial teacher training programmes, leadership coaching, school-to-school quality assurance and initiatives to raise standards for disadvantaged students.  Kelly has a particular interest in the links between high-quality rounded education and its role in eradicating social injustice which together fuel her commitment to no-limits education. Alongside her Headship role, Kelly is a trustee for two charities, St Christopher’s Fellowship, a charity founded in 1870 who provide children’s homes, supported housing and Fostering across the UK and the Isles of Man and The Harlequins Foundation,  who combine the power of sport with the unique spirit, expertise and experience of Harlequins FC to create opportunities for people within local communities and beyond.

  • Access to our Monthly Newsletter
  • Online access to our “Equity in Education & Society” journal (SAGE)
  • Invitation to our annual Fellows’ Roundtable (Available only to members)
  • 7.5% discounted rate at our “Equity in Education & Society” conferences
  • 5% discounted rate on any of our training programmes and/or workshops

About Us

Institute for Educational & Social Equity provides consultancy services on anti-racism and other inclusion, diversity and equity issues. Our USP is that our approach combines research with practice. Our services are built on three pillars: research, capacity development and institutional support.


Office Address: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre Firth St, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD. Tel: 44-01484505670

Company number: 12718201

Registered Company Address: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N17GU

UK Register of Learning Providers Number: 10092202