New head hopes to inspire

Shazia Azhar is the new headteacher at Purlwell I+N School and also the first ever British Asian woman of Pakistani origin to become a head in Kirklees. (D545A305)

Shazia Azhar is the new headteacher at Purlwell I+N School and also the first ever British Asian woman of Pakistani origin to become a head in Kirklees. (D545A305)

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A headteacher hopes to inspire her children to reach for the stars – no matter what their background.

Shazia Azhar is the new head at Purlwell Infant and Nursery School and also the first British Asian woman of Pakistani origin to take the role at a Kirklees school.

HAPPY FAMILY: Shazia Azhar is the new headteacher at Purlwell I+N School.
HAPPY FAMILY: Shazia Azhar is the new headteacher at Purlwell I+N School.

And her achievement is coupled with a determination to inspire future generations to follow their dreams. She said: “I think hopefully I can be a role model for others, first and foremost.

 

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