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


Michelle Colledge-Smith

Associate Principal - Deep Support. I began my teaching career at Outwood Grange School in 2001 as an NQT. My first role was teacher of Religious Studies and IT. I enjoyed this role very much and wanted to be a bigger part of students’ lives. In ...

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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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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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Joanne Poole

Assistant Principal - I qualified as an English teacher in 2006 and in this time I have held several different roles within a department setting. These includes KS3 co-ordinator, 2nd in English and my current role as Head of English. I have been ...

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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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Holly Craig

I qualified as a Geography teacher in 2014 and became Head of Humanities at Outwood Academy Carlton in 2016. Over that last 2 years I have loved working in this community and am truly passionate about maximising student progress. Therefore I have ...

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John Williams

I have been a member of the teaching staff at Carlton since the doors opened. My teaching specialism is Physical Education, and more recently i have led the Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education. I have experienced the fantastic transformatio...

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Linzi Malcolm

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 recently, Associate Assistant P...

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Lydia Lowe

Associate Assistant Principal - I have immersed myself in creating and delivering a better education for the students in South Yorkshire since 2010. I started working in Further Education and then moved to a secondary setting on the completion of ...

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Davina Mellor

Associate 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 As...

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Krys Kotylo

Associate Assistant Principal - I have been a member of the teaching team here at Carlton since the first day it opened. As a teacher of English and Media Studies with over 10 years of experience in the classrooms of Edward Sheerien, Royston, Car...

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