Leadership Team


Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly - Principal I am hugely proud to be Principal of Outwood Grange Academy and work alongside the talented and dedicated staff we have. As an English teacher, I wanted young people to have their minds and lives expanded by a love of re...

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Julie Slater

Julie Slater is a Chief Executive Principal, Secondary 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 consider...

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Martyn Oliver

Martyn Oliver is the Chief Executive Officer of Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT). Martyn is the Accounting Officer and a National Leader of Education for OGAT and is an experienced Executive Principal having led a number of the Outwood a...

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Senior Leadership Team


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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Richard Larder

Vice Principal – Deep Experience Richard started his teaching career as a peripatetic music teacher before moving into classroom teaching in 2005. Moving through middle leadership quickly, he became Assistant Principal in 2011 in charge of Curr...

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Suzanne Day

Vice Principal - Deep Support I have worked for Outwood Grange Academies Trust since 2010 holding various roles and working in a number of our academies. When I was asked to return to Outwood Grange Academy in September 2018 I was utterly delig...

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Katie Rutter

Assistant Principal & Designated Safeguarding Lead In 2006 I started teaching at Outwood Grange Academy as a teacher of DT after achieving QTS. Throughout my time at the academy I have held a range a of whole-academy leadership responsibilities...

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Lauren Knowles

Director of Post 16 Assistant Principal. I love to teach but I also have an underlying passion to work with young people to enhance their wellbeing and to promote a positive and happy life. I am extremely privileged to work with post 16 studen...

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Lee Woods

Assistant Principal. In 2014 I started teacher training and completed my first placement at Outwood Grange Academy. I was then employed by Outwood Grange Academy in 2014 as an English Teacher, responsible for teaching all key stages. My First ...

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Katie Brown

I started as Business Manager at Outwood Grange Academy in December 2018, having been Business Manager at Outwood Academy Adwick since December 2016. I started my career at Outwood Grange Academy in August 2011 first as an admin assistant and then...

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Christina Woods

Associate Assistant Principal. I started working at Outwood Grange Academy in 2012 as a Learning Support Assistant. The following year I was appointed as a Cover Supervisor and gained a lot of whole school experience. I have always been involve...

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