Sally Manser

Sally’s held prominent strategic roles in teaching, school improvement, curriculum development and partnership working between statutory education and the cultural sector for over 40 years. Former Director of Creating Success Education Action Zone, primary curriculum network advisor for Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency. Sally specialises in managing long-term collaborative programmes to develop sustainable creative and cultural learning opportunities for children and young people. She is passionate about pupil voice, inclusion and the role of the arts curriculum in the school improvement process. In her current role as Head of the Royal Opera House Bridge programme, she focuses her energies on attracting investment and developing creative learning infrastructure in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Essex and North Kent. She has lived on the Arsenal since 2016.