Julie Slater

Julie Slater is Regional CEO 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 considerable experience of working...

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Paul Haynes

Principal . I started my teaching career in 1988 and worked as a Maths teacher and then Head of Maths in a number of schools in the North West of England. I moved into a senior leadership role in 2000 and moved to Holgate School Sports College in ...

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Sir Michael Wilkins

Academy Principal and Chief Executive. In January 2001 Sir Michael Wilkins became Head Teacher of Outwood Grange School. Under his leadership, the school has been transformed by his vision to always put “Students First” and Outwood Grange is now ...

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Senior Leadership Team


A Kanwar

Associate Assistant Principal ( Deep Experience ) After a prolonged and enjoyable 10 year stint at university, I was part of the 2011 Yorkshire Teach First Science cohort. After two years working at Grange Technology College in Bradford completi...

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I Simpson

Assistant Principal - I began teaching ICT in September 2002 at Edward Sheerien school in Barnsley and subsequently Royston High school after our merge. I have experience in a number of leadership posts including Head of Year, Achievement Coordina...

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J Fletcher

Business Manager

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J Mellor

Assistant Principal - I have worked in a number of schools since starting my teaching career in 2000. I have always enjoyed the challenge of working with children and in particular I have been driven by a need to inspire and raise the aspirations...

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K Ellis

Vice Principal – I began teaching at Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, in 2006 as a newly qualified PE teacher. Over the past 10 years I have loved the interaction with students both in a departmental setting, during lessons and extra-curricular,...

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M Dyson

Inclusion Co-ordinator & Associate Assistant Principal. Mrs Dyson is responsible for leading the Inclusion, SEND and Resourced Provision for Communication & Interaction. She holds a Diploma in counselling and is specialised in promoting positive...

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M Mcauley

Vice Principal - I started my career as a teacher of history and then taught history in Athens, Greece, for four years. After working at schools in Doncaster and Hull I joined Outwood Grange Academy in 2009 as Director of Sixth Form and, since th...

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S Day

Assistant Principal - I have worked in a range of schools and academies since 2001. I started my career at Minsthorpe Community College, South Elmsall where I worked for 9 years. I have held posts such as Head of English, Director of Post 16, Assi...

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S Morton

Associate Assistant Principal (Deep Learning) I began my teaching career in 2010 through Teach First, training as a maths teacher at an inner-city comprehensive school in Leeds. After gaining valuable experience leading the improvement of results...

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