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


Chris Gabraitis

Associate Vice Principal - After completing my degree at Leeds Metropolitan University, I began my teaching career in 2007 as a teacher of Physical Education at The City School in Sheffield, which would later become Outwood Academy City. A number...

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Kate Baker

Vice Principal - Deep Learning - I began teaching at Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, in 2006 as a newly qualified PE teacher. Over the past 12 years I have loved the interaction with students both in a departmental setting, during lessons and ...

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Davina Mellor

Assistant Principal - I started my teaching career as a PE teacher in 2005 at Edward Sheerien School. During this time, I have held numerous positions including, Lead Teacher, Head of Year and Achievement Coordinator and more recently Associate As...

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Ian 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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Amanda Bate

SENDCO I began teaching in 2001 and I qualified as a Biology teacher. Following a period of leadership within the Science department I joined the Senior Leadership Team of Outwood Academy Adwick and continued to hold various leadership roles ove...

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Joy Fletcher

Business Manager - My role as Business Manager within Outwood Academy Carlton encompasses a wide variety of responsibilities. These include, most importantly, ensuring our academy is a safe, clean and pleasant environment that is conducive t...

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Linzi Malcolm

Associate Assistant Principal - I started my teaching career as a PE teacher in 2006 at Edward Sheerien School. I have held numerous positions including, School Sports Co-ordinator, Lead Teacher, Head of Year 8 and Achievement Coordinator and more...

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Lydia Jarvis

Associate Assistant Principal: After I achieved a BA First Class Honours Degree in Education and Professional development I started teaching Mathematics at Outwood Academy Carlton. I have previously held various extracurricular roles within the a...

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Marie Shaw

Associate Assistant Principal: I Joined Edward Sheerien School in 2003, in a new role of Behaviour Support Worker and went on to become a Learning Mentor, staying in this role until the merger into Carlton Community College. I then took on the ro...

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