CEO's Blog - 24th March 2023 Our Organisation... The weeks are flying by and we're nearly at the end of the Spring term, so here's a snapshot of life at every one of our schools and settings. We're growing all the time, but our offer remains the best in special...
Our gallery shows a selection of photographs from across our Academy.
CEO’s Blog – 17th March 2023 – ‘Thank You!’
CEO's Blog - 17th March 2023 'Thank You!' Well, if you've been following the updates on social media this week, you might just have noticed that almost 100 of our young people have been lucky enough to travel to Disneyland Paris. A trip that started on Monday...
CEO’s Blog (10th March 2023)
CEO's Blog (10th March 2023) It was International Women's Day this week, and it was great to see our schools and settings marking the occasion with their activities and learning opportunities. Of course, we shouldn't only celebrate our women and girls for just...
We are looking for our next CEO…
We are looking for our next CEO... It's probably been the worst kept secret for a while, but I'm writing my blog this week to let everyone know that we are actively looking for the next CEO of the New Bridge Multi Academy Group and MAT. After many years working as...
CEO’s Blog – Student Voice (24th February 2023)
CEO's Blog - Student Voice (24th February 2023) A few weeks ago, before the half term break, I said I would be reporting on how we listen to the Student Voice across our MAT and wider Group. Well, this week, I'm able to do just that, as some of our schools and...
Apart from a 5-year period when I worked in London, I have lived in Tameside all my life. Although my background is in accountancy and consultancy it was inevitable that at some stage I would end up in ‘Education’ in some capacity. My eldest daughter, after a career in human resources, is now a school secretary. My youngest daughter is a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. My wife, Anne, was the school secretary at Hawthorns School before becoming a governor and subsequently chair of governors at the school in the early 2000’s. My mother was school secretary at Russell Scott School in Denton.
My interests include football (watching) and theatre (watching and playing). Over the years I have been in a number of productions at Guide Bridge Theatre, Oldham Lyceum and Hyde Little Theatre. When I retired from my business, I took some acting courses, got an agent, and can now occasionally be seen in the odd TV programme and adverts.
I became a trustee just before the first lockdown in March 2020 and although I would have preferred this not to have been the backdrop to my first year, it has enabled me to witness the tremendous dedication of all the staff and the resilience of the students and parents under very difficult circumstances. I hope that I can contribute my skills to the continuing success of the schools.
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