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Leadership Team

Leadership Team

The Academy Leadership Team consists of the Principal, two Deputy Principals, three Assistant Principals and a Director of Finance. Members of the Team are linked to both a year group and one or more faculties.  We also have three Associate Principals.

Everyone shares in the corporate responsibility of promoting high quality teaching and learning and raising pupil attainment.

Jane English resizedPRINCIPAL: Jane English, B.Ed, MBA, NPQH (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: CEO Bay Education Trust, Strategic Direction.

Faculty Link: Mathematics, Numeracy and Financial Studies



Mark Smith resizedDEPUTY PRINCIPAL: Mark Smith, B.Ed (Hons), NPQH (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Head of Borough Road Centre, Curriculum, Timetable Production, Educational Events Co-ordinator, Appraisal.

Faculty Links: English, Science.

Year Link: Year 10 and 11.


Jason Trevarthen resizedDEPUTY PRINCIPAL: Jason Trevarthen, B.Ed (Hons), NPQH (Both Centres)

Main Responsibilities:  Teaching, Learning and Assessment,  Continuing Professional Development, ITT, NQT and RQT Training and Development, Whole Academy, Faculty and Year Development Plans, Oversight of Recruitment.

Faculty Links: HOF Lead – All Faculties, History.



Mark Williams resizedASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Mark Williams, B.Sc (Hons), PGCE, NPQH (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities:  Safeguarding and Looked After Children,  Oversight of Pupil Therapies.

Faculty Link:  Creative and Expressive Arts.

Year Link: Year 8.


Victoria Rogers resizedASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Victoria Rogers, B.A. (Hons), PGCE, M.Ed  (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Head of WRC, Pupil Attendance, Alternative Behaviour Provision, Disadvantaged Pupil Provision and Outcomes,  Year 7 Catch Up Pupils. 

Faculty Link: Learning Support

   Year Link: Year 9.


Anne Freeman resizedASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Anne Freeman, B.A. (Hons), PGCE,  NPQSL  (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Academy Data Systems, Target Setting, Pupil progress, KS4 Exams.

Faculty Links: French, Geography



Gill GribbinsDIRECTOR OF FINANCE: Gill Gribbins, AAT (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Chief Finance Officer of BET, Line Managemn of Human Resources of the Trust, Line Management of BET Business Managers, Catering across Trust Academies.




Dave Carpenter resizedASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL: David Carpenter, B.Ed (Hons), NPQSL (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Pupil and Student Recruitment at KS3 and KS5, Marketing and Publicity, Primary Liaison, Community engagement.

Faculty Link: ICT, Business Studies and Technology

Year Link: Year 7


Helen WilkinsonASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL, Helen Wilkinson, B.A. (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Self-Evaluation processes across the Academy, Quality Assurance and Provision of Cover, Rewards, KS3 Exams.

Faculty Links: Health and Well-being, Physical Education and Sport.


Tim Willcocks resizedASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL Tim Willcocks, B.Ed (Hons), NPQSL (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Key Stage 4/5 Manager; Head of 6th Form, Director of Maths, Developing Alternative behaviour Provision.

Year Link: Years 10 and 11 and 6th Form