Leadership Team

Mr G Harris

Principal

Responsibilities

  • Overall quality of education
  • Management of school finances
  • Development of site and premises
  • Financial planning
  • Governance
  • Vision and values
  • Leadership and management of daily operations
  • Development and improvement strategy
  • Staffing and succession planning
  • Inspection readiness
  • Leadership development
  • Staff recruitment
  • Performance development and appraisal

Mrs S Mullen

Vice Principal / Director of Achievement & Literacy

Responsibilities

  • Student outcomes: KS4 basics, Ebacc, open
  • Student outcomes: KS3
  • Outcomes for "risk group": Disadvantaged boys, most able
  • Assessment: In class strategy
  • Assessment: Internal and external examinations
  • Target setting and reporting
  • Leadership of Subject leaders (Outcomes focus)

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Mr M Reynolds

Vice Principal / Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare

Responsibilities

  • Safeguarding lead: System and strategy (inc multi agency support)
  • Behaviour for learning strategy (inc student rewards)
  • Daily operations: arrivals, departures, breaks, lunches, detentions
  • Attendance strategy
  • Internal exclusion lead
  • Exclusion reduction strategy (inc AC admissions chair)
  • Pastoral and welfare provision
  • Prevent lead (inc multi agency support)
  • Mental health provision (students)
  • Provision for children in care

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Mr C Hillidge

AP /Director of STEM TCAT

Responsibilities

  • SLP strategy
  • Overall STEM provision (inc FabLab, STEM Centre and STEM provision for BCA students)
  • Quality assirance and PACE timeline
  • BCA coaching programme (with AP for TL)
  • 14-19 Futures strategy (inc NEET reduction strategy)

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Mrs C Rixham

Assistant Principal Stakeholders

Responsibilities

  • Staff care and well-being programme
  • Outcomes for SEND students
  • Personal development and enrichment curriculum
  • Marketing and KS2 recruitment
  • Assembly programme
  • Primary transition
  • Public events (inc Parents evenings, awards/certificates ceremonies)

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Mrs L Gannon

Director of Facilities, Operations & Personnel

Responsibilities

  • School Calendar
  • HR/Personnel
  • Building maintenance and site team
  • Management of support staff and Performance management
  • Personnel issues (inc DBS & SCR)
  • Health and Safety
  • Planned absence/cover
  • Trips & hazardous activities
  • New staff induction

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Mrs M McMillan

Assistant Principal

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum strategy
  • Curriculum QA and review
  • Options process and curriculum pathways
  • Reading curriculum strategy
  • Home and remote learning strategy
  • Strategic leadership of Alternative Curriculum
  • Leadership of Subject leaders (Curriculum focus)

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Mr D Roche

Acting AP

Responsibilities

  • Teacher development and improvement
  • Quality assurance programme of CPD
  • BCA coaching programme (with CHI)
  • Early career stage framework
  • Research and evidence based CPD

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