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Stanground Academy

Key Staff

The Academy is led by the Principal and has a Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of one Senior Deputy Principal, one Deputy Principal and three Senior Assistant Principals.


Mr M Van Lier - Principal

Mrs L Hedges - Senior Deputy Principal

Ext: 5729

Ms A Joannou - Deputy Principal

Ext: TBC

Miss L Heighton - Deputy Principal

Ext: TBC

Mrs D Fundira - Senior Assistant Principal

Ext: 5724

Mr M Tee - Senior Assistant Principal

Ext: 5772

Mr I Craig - Senior Assistant Principal

Ext: 5715

Mrs P Poli - PA to The Principal

Ext: 5708

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      Communications

Mrs Melanie Millward

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead


Mrs J Harvey

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead      Science, Art D&T

Mr A Stocks

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead  

Creative studies

Mrs A Copland

Assistant Principal - Curriculum Lead  Humanities

Mr T Langridge


Head of House

Mrs L Walton

Ext: 5761

Deputy Head of House

Mrs L Brown

Ext: 5760


Head of Bronte

Mrs S Lowe

Ext: 5710

Deputy Head of House

Mrs J Catton



Head of House

Mr A Phillips

Ext: 5766

Deputy Head of House

Miss T O'Donnell


Ext: 5765


Head of Holmes

Mr L Pollard

Ext: 5767

Deputy Head of Holmes

Miss E De Paola

Ext: 5768


Head of Turing

Miss C Henderson

Ext: 5763

Deputy Head of Turing

Mrs S Goodale


Sixth Form

Head of Sixth Form

Ms J Houghton-Wood

Ext: 5769


Pupil Premium Lead

Mrs A Godzisz

Ext: 5706





Mrs J Bloye

Ext: 5797

Safeguarding Officer

Miss C Todd

Ext: 5720

Attendance and Safeguarding Officer

Mrs R DePaola

Ext: 5754

Exams Officer 

Mrs N Cooke

Ext: 5752

Inclusion Co-ordinator 

Ms J Barry

Ext: 5759