Leadership Team

The Academy Leadership Team consists of the Head of School, the Deputy Head of School and the Assistant Heads of School. 

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

Mark Smith resizedHEAD OF SCHOOL: Mark Smith, B.Ed, NPQH (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities:  Strategic Direction, Academy Development Plan – Leadership for Progress and Outcomes, Financial Leadership, Oversight of SEND, Personnel incl. Performance Management with Assistant Head of School, Standards/expectations and Ofsted, External Relationships, Health and Safety and the Academy Calendar.

Faculty Links: English, Modern Foreign Languages, SEND.


Jason Trevarthen resizedDEPUTY HEAD OF SCHOOL: Jason Trevarthen, B.Ed (Hons), NPQH (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: School Improvement, Teaching and Learning, Oversight of Academy DP and SEF incl Teaching for Progress, Outcomes, Staff Development and Performance, Middle Leaders, NQT/ITTs, Head of Centre KS4/5 Borough Road, Oversight of Statutory Policies and Practice, University/HEI Partnerships and Recruitment.

Faculty Links: Maths.

Year Link: Year 10


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

Main Responsibilities: Child Protection and Safeguarding lead including and Multi-Agency Work, Designated Lead for Looked After Children, Oversight of Pastoral Teams, SMSC/PSHE and British Values including Thought of the Week, Careers IEG including Raising Aspirations and Destinations, Mental Health and Key Stage 3 Behaviour Support.

Faculty Link:  Ethics.

Year Link: Year 8


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

Main Responsibilities: Head of Centre KS3 – Waterleat  Rd, Oversight of Behaviour, Admissions at KS3, Transient, Attendance, Oversight of Alternative Provisions/Vulnerable Groups and Rewards.

Faculty Link: Creative and Expressive


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

Main Responsibilities: Progress and Outcomes at KS3, KS4 and KS5, Reporting and Assessment including calendar implementation, Academy Development Plan – Progress and Outcomes for All, Data Analysis  to improve standards, Exams including PPEs, Data analysis to support SEF, Qualification Review, Performance of Pupil Premium, and Key Stage 4 Behaviour Support students in all key stages.

Faculty Links: Science

Year Links: Year 11


Dave Carpenter resizedASSISTANT HEAD OF SCHOOL: David Carpenter, B.Ed (Hons), NPQSL (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Community and Parental Engagement, Community Provision including Facilities, Marketing and Communications including Website, Closing the Gap – Transition and link with primary partners, Academy Events Co-ordinator eg Open events and evenings, Oversight of Organisation Systems, Key Stage 3 Behaviour Support and Oversight of Key Stage 3 Exams.

Faculty Link: Technology

Year Link: Year 7


Helen WilkinsonASSISTANT HEAD OF SCHOOL: Helen Wilkinson, B.A. (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL (Waterleat Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Performance Management (in conjunction with the Headteacher), Staff Attendance and Well-Being, Quality First Cover Team, Evaluative processes including Student and Parent feedback, Student Council, Uniform and Key Stage 3 Behaviour Support.

Faculty Links: Cover and Physical Education and Sport.
Year Link: Year 9


Tim Willcocks resizedASSISTANT HEAD OF SCHOOL: Tim Willcocks, B.Ed (Hons), NPQSL (Borough Road Centre)

Main Responsibilities: Curriculum Development (11-19), Timetable, Curriculum Newsletter, Oversight of Post 16  including Partnerships and KS4 Manager including Admissions at KS4.

Faculty Link: History and Geography.

Year Link: Year 11

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