Leadership Team


Executive Principal

Dr Philip Smith is an Executive Principal. Dr Smith has a degree in Theoretical Physics, a Masters in School Leadership and a Doctorate in the Transformational Leadership of Schools. He was the Principal of Outwood Academy Portland from January ...

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Associate Executive Principal

Carolyn Blundell is an Associate Executive Principal who has responsibility for the Southern Region. She has recently been appointed as a National Leader of Education and led, with Martyn Oliver, Outwood Academy Adwick on its journey from requirin...

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Principal - Angela Hull

Having begun my career as a teacher of humanities in Sheffield, I moved to Lincolnshire in 1994 to take up a post as Head of Faculty at South Leys in Scunthorpe. After 13 years in post I moved to Outwood Academy Valley in the post of Deputy Headt...

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Senior Leadership Team


Cath Lewis

Vice Principal - Deep Support I began working for Outwood Academy Adwick in 2009 as Second in Mathematics, after spending time working in Leeds as an Assistant Senco. Since then I have worked at a number of different Outwood Schools as both a Le...

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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


Amy Wharton

Amy Wharton - Deep Experience After graduating from the University of Lincoln with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science, I began my teaching career at West Nottinghamshire College teaching A-level Sciences. I moved into the Secondary...

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Oliver Hector

Oliver Hector - Deep Experience After completing my degree and PGCE at the University of Hull, I took up a teaching post at Kelvin Hall School in Hull. In 2017 I moved to Outwood Academy Brumby to take up the position of Head of Department in Scie...

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