Leadership Team


Andrew Wappat

Andrew Wappat is Principal of Outwood Academy Normanby. He is a National Leader of Education (NLE). As a Principal he led Outwood Academy Bydales in Marske to become the highest performing secondary school in the North East of England 2018 for ...

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Mark Hassack

Mark is the Executive Principal with responsibility for the northern region of Outwood Grange Academies Trust. He is also a National Leader of Education (NLE) and a National Leader of Governance (NLG). After graduating with a first class honour...

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Julie Slater

Julie Slater is 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 considerab...

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Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson is Vice Principal at Outwood Academy Normanby, having gained middle and senior leadership experience in academies in West Yorkshire and Teesside. Mark was awarded a chemistry degree by Durham University and a doctorate in organic ...

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Craig Young

Craig Young is Vice Principal at Outwood Academy Normanby, leading our Deep Support together with Julie McDonnell. He was previously Head of Deep Support at Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth, with responsibility for inclusion, attendance, consequenc...

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Emma Beaumont

Assistant Principal - Deep Learning Emma qualified in 1996 after completing her BA (Hons) degree in English and Psychology and her PGCE at Liverpool University. She gained employment at her teaching practice school, Anfield Comprehensive, where...

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Julie McDonnell

Assistant Principal In Julie’s first role at Shotton Hall School, she focussed on student progress whilst ensuring young people learned the skills needed to access the curriculum more widely. As Assistant SENCo, Julie was responsible for establ...

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Debbie Smith

Principal's PA/Office Manager As a long standing member of the community, Debbie has supported the school on this site for almost 23 years, the past year as Outwood Academy Normanby. Previously, she worked at ICI Wilton for 13 years until she ...

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Alice Henderson

Business Manager Since graduating in 2001 as a primary teacher, I have built a wide range of experience in teaching roles, Children’s Centre leadership and as a School Partner supporting the development of the National School Breakfast Programm...

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Christy Gibson

Associate Assistant Principal and Head of Vocational Education & Computing Following a degree in Psychology from Northumbria University, Christy went on to begin her teacher training at Durham in 2012. When she qualified she secured employment ...

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Lindsay Chapman

Assistant Associate Principal and teacher of Physical Education Following a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from Teesside University, Lindsay went on to complete her teacher training through Northumbria University in 2005. When qualified she ...

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Eleanor Dodsworth

Associate Assistant Principal and Teacher of Music After completing a BA (Hons) degree in music at the University of York, Eleanor went on to gain her teaching qualification from The University of Cumbria. Once qualified, Eleanor secured her ...

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Amy Storey

Associate Assistant Principal and Head of Humanities. After completing a BA (Hons) degree in Theology and Religious Studies at York Saint John University, I then completed a PGCE specifically in Religious Education in areas such as Scarborough ...

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Elizabeth Mitchell

SENDCO and Teacher of English Completing her undergraduate studies in universities in both the UK and USA, Elizabeth graduated with BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature, before completing her MA in Cross-Cultural Communication and Appli...

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