Leadership Team

Mr G Harris

Principal

Responsibilities

  • Management of daily operations & school management
  • Lead teacher
  • Curriculum design & implementation
  • Timetable & staffing
  • Departmental line management
  • Performance management
  • Strategic leadership of academy performance & outcomes
  • Internal/external examinations & data
  • Disadvantaged students
  • Target setting, reporting & assessment
  • HR/Personnel

Mrs S Mullen

Vice Principal / Director of Achievement & Literacy

Responsibilities

  • Examination outcomes
  • EBacc outcomes
  • BASICS outcomes
  • KS2-3/4 Transition curriculum
  • Literacy across the curriculum
  • Specialist Leader of Education
  • Curriculum planning & QA
  • SLT line management
  • Departmental line management

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Mr M Reynolds

Vice Principal / Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare

Responsibilities

  • PDBW
  • Pastoral systems
  • Quality of PD/SMSC
  • Multi-agency support
  • Attendance/punctuality
  • Internal exclusion
  • In year admissions
  • Safeguarding/prevent officer
  • Mental Health lead
  • Alternative curriculum

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Mr C Hillidge

AP /Director of STEM TCAT

Responsibilities

  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Faculty Leader for Science, Technology & applied learning
  • STEM assured/CPD hub
  • QA & PACE
  • STEM pathways 14-19
  • Fablab/Coder Dojo
  • Able learners/stretch & challenge
  • Home learning
  • E-learning

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Mrs C Rixham

Assistant Principal Stakeholders

Responsibilities

  • Marketing & social media
  • Rewards & celebrating student achievements
  • Academy focus & Prospectus
  • Student/parent voice & student leadership
  • SEND (& progress of SEN students)
  • Parents’ evenings & awards evening
  • Primary transition
  • Digital signage & website
  • Champion for EAL students
  • Year 7 catch up

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Mrs L Gannon

Director of Facilities, Operations & Personnel

Responsibilities

  • Building maintenance & site team*
  • Management of support management & PMgt
  • Personnel issues (incl DBS & SCR)
  • Health & safety
  • Trips & hazardous activities
  • Oversight of break/lunchtime duties
  • Planned absence/cover
  • New staff induction
  • School calendar

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Mrs H Curwen

Assistant Principal T&L

Responsibilities

  • Teaching & learning
  • CPD
  • Coaching & mentoring
  • Raising aspiration, character education & COGs (PD)
  • Achievement at KS3
  • Faculty leader: Performing Arts

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