Leadership Team


Julie Slater

Regional CEO for Outwood Grange Academies Trust, and a National Leader of Education. She has a proven track record of leading an ‘Outstanding’ school as Principal at Outwood Grange Academy and has considerable experience of working in schools plac...

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Martyn Oliver

Executive Principal and National Leader of Education for Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT). Martyn is currently responsible for the academies in the east of OGAT’s region: Outwood Academy Adwick in Doncaster and Outwood Academy Brumby and Outw...

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Sabiha Laher

Associate Executive Principal. Having completed her degree and PGCE in Business Studies at the University of Huddersfield, Sabiha secured her very first teaching position at Outwood Grange Academy in 2001 as a Newly Qualified Teacher. Sabiha al...

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Senior Leadership Team


Chris Wilson

Director of Post 16 As a Vice Principal for Deep Learning and Director of Post 16 I am privileged to work with our students as they prepare to take their first steps into the world after Outwood Grange Academy; my personal belief is that Key St...

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Elizabeth English

Assistant Principal - Deep Learning and Deep Experience. I started teaching in 2001 as a Design and Technology teacher specialising in textiles. I was employed by Outwood Grange Academy in 2005 as 2nd in department and during the last 11 years ...

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Godsway Dzoboku

Vice Principal – Deep Experience I joined the teaching profession in 2006, when I started as a teacher of Maths in Worksop. I have also been working for Outwood Grange Academies Trust since 2011 when the Trust sponsored Portland Comprehensive ...

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Janet Levitt

Director of Attendance and Student Welfare - I was appointed as Director of Attendance and Student Welfare in 2010 and became part of the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team. I have worked in the education sector since 1996 and within the Educati...

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Kathryn Slater

Associate Assistant Principal in Deep Leadership I was employed by Outwood Grange in 2006 as a learning support assistant for a year. I then completed my teacher training at Outwood and was employed as a fully qualified teacher the following ye...

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Lauren Bligh-McCann

Associate Assistant Principal. In 2013 I started teacher training and completed my first placement at Outwood Grange Academy. I was then employed by Outwood Grange Academy in 2014 as a Biology Teacher and was very privileged to take on Head of Bi...

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Lisa Davies

Business Manager. I joined the Academy Senior Leadership Team in March 2013, having extensive experience in both Business and HR Manager roles in my previous employment. I am the lead at the Academy for all matters related to Human Resources i...

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Margaret Davis

Director of Examinations. I have worked at Outwood Grange Academy since January 1991 becoming Examinations Officer in September 2003 and Directore of Qualifications and Administration in September 2008. My role in the Academy is to gather al...

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Michelle Colledge-Smith

Vice Principal 0.6 Associate Principal 0.4 - Deep Support. I began at the Academy in 2001 as an NQT. My first role was teacher of Religious Studies and IT. I enjoyed this role very much and wanted to be a bigger part of students’ lives. In J...

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Mike Fisher

Vice Principal - Deep Learning - I started my teaching career in Hull and I was promoted to Second in Science after 2 years. After a further 4 years I moved to Conisbrough High School in Doncaster as Head of Science before moving back to Hull a...

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Nicola Thomas

Vice Principal - Deep Learning. I have been teaching within the Outwood Grange Academies trust for 13 years and I now have the privilege of leading on teaching and learning as a Vice Principal. I am responsible for ensuring that the learning ex...

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Paul Benson

Assistant Principal – Deep Learning & Deep Support. I was recently appointed Assistant Principal in 2014 having previously taught in Halifax as a Lead Teacher. Throughout my time as a Lead Teacher I was responsible for raising standards in teachin...

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PC Richard Craig

Safer Schools Partnership Officer - I have been a Police Constable for 13 years working in various departments within the police service. For the last 7 years I have been part of the local community policing team and was the Community Constable f...

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Richard Larder

Associate Assistant Principal – Deep Experience I started my teaching career as a peripatetic music teacher working in Wakefield and Barnsley before moving into classroom teaching at Edward Sheerien School in Barnsley in 2005. I moved through m...

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Wendy Dye

Associate Assistant Principal in Deep Learning. I spent many years teaching in Durham where I was in various leadership roles within the school and the English department. I began working at Outwood Grange Academy in 2012 and very much enjoy...

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