Who we are

Orthus are Keith Cheetham and Kevin Tomasetti. We have recent and successful experience of providing effective headship, coaching and mentoring headteachers, Ofsted inspection and school improvement.

We currently provide executive headship to St Michael’s CEP school, Playden as well as Hurst Green and Northiam CEP schools.

    Kevin Tomasetti
    Kevin Tomasetti

    Keith Cheetham


    A clear, accurate picture

    The session with staff on using the milestones assessment system was extremely useful as staff now feel ready to begin using it to assess their pupils and inform their teaching. The support Kevin is providing is enabling me to have a clear, accurate picture of where the school is, based on data, and is giving me the confidence to implement… Read more “A clear, accurate picture”

    Fletching CE Primary School

    Helpful support

    Once again the support from Keith and Kevin has been helpful, support during today’s appraisal was really appreciated. The OFSTED information will be helpful in pulling together the required information in a manageable format.

    Rotherfield CE Primary School

    Reassuring and extremely helpful

    This was another very useful visit from Orthus. Both reassuring and extremely helpful in giving pointers forward to keep our progress going. It was particularly interesting doing the book look together and having some “outside eyes” looking at them in detail. I look forward to the next visit.

    Rocks Park Primary School

    Whole team really came together

    Thank you so much for the session last week, I learnt so much from the coaching and your expertise. I just wanted to say thank you again for all of the support and advice you have given me this year – your expertise has pointed me in the right direction and has allowed me to develop the areas that really… Read more “Whole team really came together”

    Stonegate CE Primary School

    Headteacher mentoring

    Feedback from headteachers has been overwhelmingly positive about the support.  Both practical and enabling.  Headteachers have valued the support and challenge as they begin their headship careers.

    Local Authority