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Stanground Academy

Key Staff

The Academy is led by the Principal and has a Senior Leadership Team (SLT)


Mr M Van Lier - Principal



Ms A Joannou - Deputy Principal


Miss L Heighton - Deputy Principal


Mrs A Copland - Senior Assistant Principal


Mrs D Fundira - Senior Assistant Principal


Mr M Tee - Senior Assistant Principal


Mr I Craig - Senior Assistant Principal


Curriculum leadership and management is undertaken by Assistant Principals who are responsible for the efficient delivery of the Academy curriculum. Head of Houses lead and manage the House teams and oversee the pastoral welfare of all students.

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead      


Mrs M Millward

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead


Mrs J Harvey

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead      Science

Mr A Stocks

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead  Creative Studies

Mrs R Baines

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead  


Mrs L Walton

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead  

Vocational and Social Sciences

Mrs H Akhtar

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead                  Mrs Tina Jukes


Year 7

Head of Year

Mrs E Machin

Deputy Head of Year

Mrs S Goodale


Year 8

Head of Year

Mr L Pollard

Deputy Head of Year

Mrs J Catton


Year 9

Head of Year

Mrs M Dortch

Deputy Head of Year

Mrs A George


Year 10

Head of Year

Miss C Henderson




Year 11

Head of Year

Mrs S Lowe (Mon-Thurs)

Miss K Angove (Fri)

Deputy Head of Year

Mrs L Brown


Sixth Form

Sixth Form Manager


Mr C Firth

Deputy Sixth Form Manager


Mrs E Fisher


Designated Safeguarding Lead


Mrs R De Paola

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss T O'Donnell


EHA and Inclusion Lead 

Mrs L Wragg




SENCo Administrator


Mrs J Bloye

Mrs A Coppin

Exams Officer 

Mrs N Cooke