Leadership Team


Martyn Oliver

Martyn Oliver is the Chief Executive Officer of Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT). Martyn is the Accounting Officer and a National Leader of Education for OGAT and is an experienced Executive Principal having led a number of the Outwood aca...

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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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Senior Leadership Team


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 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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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 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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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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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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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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J Fletcher

Business Manager

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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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