Victoria O’Brien

Director, Little Dukes

Victoria began her teaching career in New Zealand, before moving to the UK in 2000. She is a fully trained primary teacher with Qualified Teacher Status both in New Zealand and in the UK. Victoria also holds a postgraduate qualification in Early Years. She comes from a long line of teachers and educators and has spent the last 23 years teaching and leading in a variety of schools, predominantly in London. Most recently, Victoria worked for the Alpha Plus Group where she led Early Years and Year One at Pembridge Hall school. She then worked as an Early Years Headmistress for the last 10 years, before joining Dukes Education in January 2018. Victoria is also a fully qualified Ofsted Inspector.


Her vision is to create a warm, nurturing and well-organised school environments where young children can realise their full potential. Victoria will work alongside the nurseries and nursery schools across Little Dukes, supporting and advising the Heads.

Victoria also enjoys floristry, visiting gardens around the world, and spending time with her family.