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 of different leadership positions during his career as head of department, head of faculty and head of year.
Ben strongly believes in putting students first and increasing student participation in extra curricular activities as they help to create more rounded individuals who are more able to contribute to, and compete in, the modern world. He has wholeheartedly enjoyed his time within the Outwood Academy family of schools where he sees how dedicated the staff are to transforming the lives of young people.
Having worked at Outwood Academy Ormesby as Head of Faculty and Associate Assistant Principal Ben is delighted to have the opportunity to join the leadership team as Assistant Principal at Acklam and is particularly excited to be working across the Deeps as it offers the opportunity for him to develop his passion for raising students’ attainment, standards and aspirations.