Leadership Team

Regional CEO and Principal


Julie Slater - Regional CEO

Julie Slater is 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...

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Toby Rutter - Principal

Principal - Having completed my training at Leeds Carnegie as a PE teacher I completed two years at Allerton Grange School in Leeds before joining Outwood Grange College. I have enjoyed 7 years at Outwood Grange College/Academy progressing f...

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Senior Leadership Team


Emma Ricketts

Vice Principal – Deep Support, SENCO, Designated Safeguarding Lead Having studied Biology at Salford University I completed the Graduate Teacher Programme. I started teaching Science at Foxhills (now Outwood Academy Foxhills ) in 2004. During...

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Wendy Letherland

Assistant Principal - Deep Learning After graduating from the Northern College of Education in Aberdeen with a B.Ed (Hons) degree in Music, I began my teaching career as music teacher at Foxhills Technology College. After four years I then took ...

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Alex Warburton

Assistant Principal - Deep Experience I gained my teaching qualification in Science, specialising in Chemistry, from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2005 and soon began my teaching career in Rotherham before obtaining a position in Pontef...

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Associate Assistant Principals


Tom Peel

Tom Peel - Deep Learning Following the completion of my teacher training studies at the Outwood Institute of Education, I began my career as a Teacher of History at Outwood Academy Portland. During my time at Portland I worked within Deep Lea...

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Damian Batley

Damian Batley - Deep Learning I qualified as a teacher in 2000 after completing a four year BSc (Hons) with QTS from Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln. Since then, I have gained a wealth of teaching experience. Firstly as a primary school tea...

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Michelle Atkin

Michelle Atkin - Deep Support Having Graduated at Lincoln University in 2007 with a BA (Hons) in English and History, I began my career as a Teacher of English successfully completing my Qualified Teacher Status through the Graduate Teacher Progr...

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Lisa Shipman

Lisa Shipman - Deep Support

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