Leadership Team

Principal and Executive Principal


Carolyn Blundell - Associate Executive Principal

Carolyn Blundell is an associate executive principal who has responsibility for Outwood Academies Adwick and Danum. She has recently been appointed as a National Leader of Education and led, with Martyn Oliver, Outwood Academy Adwick on its journe...

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Lisa Allott - Principal

I began my teaching career in 1996 after completing a degree in Accountancy and a PGCE in Business Education at Huddersfield University. I have now worked in five Local Authorities (Kirklees, Sheffield, Wakefield, Barnsley and now Doncaster) gain...

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Senior Leadership Team


Amanda Bate - Vice Principal Deep Learning

I started teaching in 2001 after gaining a PGCE in Biology at Leeds University. Over the last 15 years I have worked solely in Doncaster secondary schools and I am passionate about improving the life chances of all Doncaster students. In 2007 I ...

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James Broad - Vice Principal Deep Experience

Prior to being a Vice Principal, I was Assistant Principal and Director of Post-16 at Outwood Academy Adwick and, before working with the Outwood Family, was the Lead Geography Lecturer and a PGCE / PCET tutor at a further education college for ni...

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Will Pratt - Vice Principal Deep Support

My roots in education have been forged through the Outwood ethos, having trained at Outwood Grange Academy as part of my PGCE. I then enjoyed 5 years teaching at the Outwood Grange Academy before having a years teaching in Australia at the Scot's ...

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Jon Smith - Acting Assistant Principal Deep Learning/Experience

I began my teaching career in 2006 having previously gained my teaching qualifications at the University of Huddersfield. Starting out as a newly qualified teacher I taught initially at Wickersley School and Sports College for 2 years before movin...

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Neil Copsey - Assistant Principal Deep Learning/Support

After studying Medical Microbiology at the University of Leeds I worked in the private sector for four years. I then decided to complete a Secondary Science PGCE as I wanted to be part of a profession that made a positive difference on society. T...

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Tim Smeaton - Assistant Principal Deep Experience/Support

After completing my degree in Mathematics and Education with QTS at Sheffield Hallam University I started at Outwood Academy Adwick as an NQT in 2011. Throughout my time at Adwick I have lead on a wide range of responsibilities including attendanc...

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Katie Brown - Business Manager

I have been acting Business Manager since December 2016 having previously been HR Assistant at Outwood Academy Adwick since September 2013 and working for the Trust as an admin assistant and payroll/personnel administrator since August 2011 based ...

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Alexandra Cox - Associate Assistant Principal

I started working at Outwood Academy Adwick in 2009, as part of the Humanities team, leading on Psychology and teaching Health and Social Care and I have carried out a variety of roles, working across all of the Deeps. This year my Senior Leade...

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Becky Brown - Associate Assistant Principal Deep Experience

I graduated in 2005 from the University of Leeds with a degree in Biochemistry and have worked in various Wakefield schools before starting with the Trust in 2009 and moving to Outwood Academy Adwick in July 2016. I have worked within the Deeps an...

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Luke Fellows - Associate Assistant Principal Deep Experience

I started at Outwood Academy Adwick in 2010 originally on placement from Sheffield University and successfully earned a job as a teacher of maths. Throughout my time at Outwood Academy Adwick I have had a range of responsibilities including being ...

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Rebecca Bawamia - Associate Assistant Principal Deep Support

Associate Assistant Principal

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