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 a Regional Vice Principal for Outwood Grange Academies Trust, currently supporting Outwood Academy Normanby. He was previously Head of Deep Support at Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth, with responsibility for inclusion, attendance, c...

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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

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Debbie Smith

PA to the Principal

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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 Following a degree in Psychology from Northumbria University, I went on to begin my teacher training in 2012. One year later I became qualified and secured employment across our pre...

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Lindsay Illingworth

Associate Assistant Principal

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