Senior Management Team

Ian Williams - Headteacher
Ian Williams
Headteacher

Ian Williams: Headteacher

Ian IWilliams - Headteacher

Mr Williams graduated from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Genetics. He quickly moved into teaching ICT and also spent time working for the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) as a Project Manager. In 2006 he joined the West Midlands Consortium, the school based teacher training provider led by Thomas Telford School, and became the Director in 2010. More recently, Mr Williams has been a Deputy Head at Thomas Telford School, before he moved to his first headship at Bulwell Academy, one of the Thomas Telford family of schools situated in Nottingham.

Clair Drummond - Head's PA
Clair Drummond
Head's PA

Clair Drummond: Head's PA

Clair Drummond - Head's PA
  • All administrative support for the Head
  • Governing Board
  • Human Resources
  • Line management responsibility for the Administration Office and oversight of Reception.
  • Conference Centre and Hospitality Suite use
  • Recruitment
  • Payroll and Pensions
  • Freedom of Information
  • Term Dates and Staff Holiday Entitlement
  • Staff Absence Recording
  • Key visitors to the Academy
  • Official Complaints, quality control and quality management of Academy Services involving staff as necessary

Daljeet Kangh - IT Director
Daljeet Kangh
IT Director

Daljeet Kangh: IT Director

Daljeet Kangh - IT Director
  • All aspects of the Academy's ICT provision, its maintenance and efficiency
  • ICT curriculum development projects to improve teacher and student effectiveness
  • Management of the Bromcom system
  • ICT Advisor to the TTMAT

Karen Bladen - Senior Leader - Business Studies & Performing Arts
Karen Bladen
Deputy Head - Business & Performing Arts
Performing Arts

Karen Bladen: Deputy Head

Business Studies and Performing Arts

Karen Bladen - Senior Leader - Performing Arts

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of Business and Performing Arts
  • Overall responsibility for Music School and Academy Productions

Pastoral:

  • Responsibility for Year 10 Pastoral matters (CLF)
  • Year 10 student records
  • Year 10 intelligence - IAPs
  • Year 10 student portfolio checks
  • Course Leader Sixth Form BTEC Business

 

Whole School:

  • End of term arrangements
  • Staff duties
  • BTEC Quality Assurance
  • Staff absence / cover
  • Staff attendance (CD)

Jenna Chapman - Senior Leader - Science
Jenna Chapman
Senior Leader
Science

Jenna Chapman: Senior Leader

Science

Michelle Povey - Senior Deputy Head - Physical Education & Modern Foreign Languages

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of Science
  • Health and Sex education

Pastoral:

  • Responsibility for Year 9 Pastoral matters
  • Year 9 student records
  • Year 9 intelligence - IAPs
  • Year 9 student portfolio checks
  • Drugs awareness programme

Avtar Gill - Deputy Head - Design Technology, Art and Hospitality
Kevin Hull
Deputy Head
Design Technology, Art and Hospitality & Catering

Kevin Hull: Deputy Head

Design Technology, Art and Hospitality & Catering

Kevin Hull - Deputy Head - Design Technology

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of Design Technology, Art and Hospitality and Catering

Whole School:

  • Management of Bromcom and its effectiveness (HS)
  • Sisra / ARB (KC)
  • Whole School Data (KC) / P8 Strategy
  • Weekly Broadcast
  • Retrospect/Prospectus (VB)
  • Assessment, Reporting and Recording
  • Records of Achievement - all phases (HS)
  • Display
  • DfE returns / Schools Audits / School Census (HS/KC)
  • Pupil Premium strategy (data) (KC)

Leanne Humphries - Deputy Head - Maths
Leanne Humphries
Senior Leader
Physical Education

Leanne Humphries: Senior Leader

Physical Education

Leanne Humphries -

Maternity Leave

Helen Jones - Senior Leader - Inclusion
Helen Jones
Senior Leader
Inclusion
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Helen Jones: Senior Leader

Inclusion

Helen Jones - Senior Leader - Inclusion

Curriculum :

  • Overall responsibility for management of Inclusion, Special Needs and Medical Matters (Nurse)
  • Nurture Groups

Pastoral:

  • Mental Health issues/ Place2Be and Wellbeing
  • Assistant Head of KS3 Pastoral matters
  • Year 7 Transfer for SEN students
  • Year 7 Transfer and Induction (AHD)

Whole School:

  • Prevent Strategy
  • Student Attendance / Persistent absence
  • Safeguarding DSP
  • SENCO (DDC)
  • Leadership Years 7 – 13

Amandip Lally
Amandip Lally
Deputy Head
Mathematics

Amandip Lally: Deputy Head

Mathematics

Amandip Lally

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of Mathematics including whole school numeracy

Pastoral :

  • Responsibility for Year 11 Pastoral matters (LAW)
  • Year 11 student records
  • Year 11 intelligence - IAPs
  • Year 11 student portfolio checks

Whole School:

  • Academy uniform
  • Student Voice
  • Special video work
  • Public Events

Chris Mills - Deputy Head - Business and ICT
Chris Mills
Deputy Head
ICT

Chris Mills - Deputy Head - Business and ICT

Chris Mills - Deputy Head - Business and ICT

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of ICT

Pastoral :

· Citizenship and PSHE - weekly tasks for students and Annual review and audit

  • Assemblies/Collective Worship

Whole School:

  • Timetable
  • Web site content and updates (ML)
  • Quality assurance of Online Curriculum and MCAS, to include staff use
  • Independent Learning
  • Whole School Self Evaluation Strategy/ Development Plan
  • Careers and Industry Links (RO)
  • Industrial and Parent databases (RO)
  • Key Stage 4 Options
  • Training Days
  • Parent Advisory Group (CD)
  • All visits from Sandwell Academy
  • GDPR

Paul Moore
Paul Moore
Deputy Head
Humanities

Paul Moore: Deputy Head

Humanities

Paul Moore - Deputy Head - Humanities

Curriculum :

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of Humanities

Pastoral :

  • Overview of all Sixth Form work, including vocational courses, Induction, Exam Intelligence and Student records (HMS/SKG/ELH)
  • Sixth Form Admissions (VB)

Whole School:

  • All Examination Entries
  • Overview of Session 3 arrangements
  • Mock Examinations
  • Charity Work
  • Development of Learning and Teaching through the Academy
  • Marking
  • Homework Policy
  • Overview of Tutor group effectiveness
  • House System / Competitions and Rewards

Michelle Povey - Deputy Head - Physical Education & Modern Foreign Languages
Michelle Povey
Senior Deputy Head
Head of Behaviour
MFL & Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Michelle Povey: Senior Deputy Head

Head of Behaviour & Modern Foreign Languages

Michelle Povey

Curriculum:

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of MFL
  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of PE and PA
  • PE Outreach work Community Sports Programme

Pastoral:

  • Progress and Pastoral support for WBA students (Year 10 & 11) (RMS)

Whole School:

  • Management of behaviour across the Academy (KS4 & MRP)
  • Reward and recognition of achievements including Achievement Evenings
  • Lunch supervision
  • Looked After Children
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Race Equality

Mark Pugh - Deputy Head - English
Mark Pugh
Deputy Head
English

Mark Pugh - Senior Deputy Head - English

Mark Pugh - Senior Deputy Head - English

Curriculum:

  • Overview and responsibility for standards in all aspects of English including whole school literacy (FKW)

Pastoral:

  • Overview and responsibility for Key Stage 3 curriculum and standards
  • Responsibility for Year 8 Pastoral matters (RMD)
  • Year 8 student records
  • Year 8 intelligence - IAPs
  • Year 8 student portfolio checks

Whole School:

  • Management of behaviour across the Academy (KS3)
  • Staff Development
  • Library (VB)
  • Trainee Teachers - NQTs, PGCE, Teach First, School Direct
  • Staff Induction (KNB)
  • Boys’ Achievement (CMA)

Oversight of AHD on following

  • Responsibility for Year 7 Pastoral matters
  • Year 7 Admissions (HG)
  • Year 7 student records
  • Year 7 intelligence - IAPs
  • Year 7 student portfolio checks

Debbie Walton - Deputy Head - Priority Areas
Debbie Walton
Deputy Head
Priority Areas

Debbie Walton: Deputy Head

Priority Areas

Michelle Povey

Curriculum :

  • Leadership support for Science

Whole School:

  • Overview and responsibility for sub-group strategies, standards and outcomes.
  • Annual Calendar (CD)
  • Pupil Premium (HJ)
  • Gifted and Talented (student progress)
  • Staff Briefing
  • Co-ordination of annual Enrichment days
  • Staff handbook
  • First Day First Week arrangements (ND)