Leadership Team

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Mark Hassack - Associate Executive Principal & National Leader of Education (NLE)

As an Executive Principal for Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Mark is the Principal of Outwood Academy Acklam and Outwood Academy Ormesby. He is also a National Leader of Education (NLE). After graduating with a first class honours degree, Mark...

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Martyn Oliver - Chief Executive, Outwood Grange Academies Trust. National Leader of Education (NLE).

Chief Executive, Outwood Grange Academies Trust. National Leader of Education (NLE). Martyn is an experienced Executive Principal having led a number of the Outwood academies, including Outwood Academy Adwick in Doncaster from Special Measures to...

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Senior Leadership Team

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Alex Howe - Principal

Alex began her teaching career in 2001 after completing a degree and PGCE in Religious Studies & Theology. The first couple of years of her career were based in Harrogate where she soon became the Head of the RE department. After 2 years here she ...

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Dan Hands - Vice Principal Deep Experience

Dan began his teaching career in 1996 in South East London, teaching music. Shortly afterwards, he became a Head of Department at Hurworth School, Darlington. He then moved to King’s Manor, where he was a Head of Department, Head of Year, a House ...

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Tom Urwin - Vice Principal Deep Learning

Tom was a Physical Education teacher for 8 years before joining Outwood as Head of PE. Tom is now Vice Principal at Acklam after previously leading on Deep Learning. Tom is Head of Deep Support and enjoys this role as he interacts with so many stu...

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Rachel Conway - Associate Vice Principal

After graduating and completing her teacher training in Liverpool, Rachel continued her career at King’s Manor School in Acklam as subject leader for Religious Education. Rachel stayed at the school eight years and progressed through a number of r...

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Ben Roberts - Assistant Principal

Ben began his teaching career as a history teacher at the Douay Martyrs School in London and has subsequently worked at an international school in Spain. He joined Outwood Academy Ripon in 2014 as a lead teacher of History. He has enjoyed a number...

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Ian Middleton - Assistant Principal

Ian trained at Northumbria University where he undertook a degree in Sport Science and Coaching, followed by teacher training in Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status. Throughout his time in the North East he has developed a passion for...

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Lee Johnson - Assistant Principal

Lee trained at the University of Teesside, obtaining a BSc in Crime Scene Science. Here he gained experience in teaching and decided to pursue this by completing a PGCE in science with the University of Durham. Lee began his career at Eston Park ...

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Andrew Maher - Associate Assistant Principal

Andrew decided to become a teacher having worked with disadvantaged Aboriginal children in Alice Springs, Australia. Upon returning to England, Andrew completed his Information Technology PGCE at Sunderland University and gained employment at Redc...

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Callum Liddicott - Associate Assistant Principal

Callum studied in Lancaster at the University of Cumbria, graduating in 2013 with a degree in Secondary Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status. After working in various schools throughout south Cumbria, Callum moved to Teesside in 2016, ...

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Emma Jones - Business Manager

Emma graduated in 2014 where she gained a Law Degree. She then started her career working at HMCTS. She remained there for 10 years before being appointed by Outwood Academy Acklam as a HR Assistant in 2015. After a year in post she covered as Act...

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Jo While - PA to the Principal

Jo worked in retail for 5 years before starting her career at Eston Park Academy as an Administration Assistant. She remained there for 2 years before being appointed by Outwood Academy Ormesby as an Office Administrator in 2015. After a year in ...

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