Our former Interim Principal Arnet Donkin has been appointed as our permanent Executive Principal.

This was the result of a national recruitment process, which produced a strong final shortlist of candidates, and two days of selection activities.

Arnet Donkin is a highly experienced leader with a strong track record in school improvement. He said,

‘I am delighted to be able to build on the excellent work that we, the Academy staff team, have been doing over the last few months. We are looking forward to a positive future with the wellbeing and progress of our inspiring group of students at the heart of everything we do’.

Our Chair of Trustees Mandi Street added,

‘On behalf of Trustees, I am delighted that Arnet Donkin has been appointed to the permanent position of Executive Principal.  We are now in a very confident position to continue the improvements that Arnet has started as interim Principal, to deliver the best possible education and care for the young people at the Academy and we will continue to offer him every support in his executive role.’