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Meet our Team

Leadership Team

James Jackson

Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Appraisal
  • Vision and values
  • Academy performance
  • HMI and OFSTED
  • Academy calendar
  • Prospectus and website
  • Academy Development Plan (ADP)
  • STIG
  • Parental engagement

Abby Deeks

Vice Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Staff development
  • Curriculum development
  • Research and development
  • Attainment and progress of SEND students
  • Cover and sickness
  • Homework
  • Teaching English

Barry Simpson

Vice Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Raising standards of attainment for all students
  • Co-ordination of all intervention
  • Attainment and progress of boys
  • Examinations
  • Assessment of curriculum
  • Digital innovation and network strategy
  • Teaching science

Melissa Relph

Vice Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Student transitions
  • Tutorial programme
  • Access to the curriculum through reading, vocabulary and numeracy
  • Careers information and guidance
  • Teaching English

Vicky Stabler

Assistant Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attainment and progress of disadvantaged students
  • PEPs
  • Year 7 catch up
  • Educational Visits Co-ordinator
  • Rewards and awards
  • Teaching Religion and World Views

Andrew Haslop

Assistant Principal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sixth Form
  • Transition Years 11 to 12
  • Sixth form tutor programme
  • Student leadership
  • Attainment and progress of HPA and More Able students
  • Teaching geography