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Meet our Senior Leadership Team

Mrs Kate Kell

Head of School

Email: kkell@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM Responsibilities

  • Ethos and Strategic Vision
  • Timetable & Staffing
  • SEF & Improvement Plan
  • Governance
  • OFSTED
  • Student Admissions
  • Overview of Safeguarding, Child Protection & Pastoral Systems
  • School Improvement Accountability
  • Risk Management
  • SLT

Qualifications

  • BA Honours Degree in English, History and Contemporary Asian Studies
  • PGCE History
  • NPQH

Experience

  • 7 years teaching History prior to starting at Nunthorpe Academy
  • 20 years of varying roles at Nunthorpe Academy including:
  • History teacher – GCSE and A level specialising in India and the Arab Israeli Conflict
  • Head of Year
  • Head of House – Valiant
  • Secondment to the Senior Leadership team responsible for Reporting and Assessment
  • Assistant Vice Principal and Collaborative Director of the collaborative Sixth Form (TSFE)
  • Vice Principal – Operations; Student Engagement; Pastoral
  • Head of School


Mr Tim Duffill

Vice Principal – Teaching & Learning

Email: tduffill@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM responsibilities

  • English & Maths
  • Curriculum and Academic
  • Performance Management
  • Quality of Education
  • Quality Assurance
  • Calendar and Academy Operations
  • Teaching & Learning and CPD
  • School Improvement and Accountability
  • Risk Assessment
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Qualifications

  • B.ED (Hons)
  • MA Education (Management)

Experience

  • 16 Years Teaching in Nottinghamshire, on the Isle of Man & in North Yorkshire.
  • Prior to starting work at Nunthorpe Academy in 2005 as Head of Technology.
  • Subsequently, held various positions at Assistant Vice Principal level including Data, line management of core subjects, SLT link to the Sixth Form, etc.
  • Currently, Vice Principal Teaching & Learning and Curriculum.

Mr Dan Glasbey

NMAT Vice Principal & School Improvement

Email: dglasbey@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM responsibilities

  • OFSTED
  • KS5
  • KS4 & KS5 Transition
  • Deep Dives
  • Performance Management
  • School Improvement Accountability
  • Overview of Behaviour & Attitudes
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Qualifications

  • BSc Honours degree in Physics
  • PGDip in Information Technology
  • PGCE Science
  • NPQML
  • Currently completing NPQH

Experience

  • Teaching since 2006, including 9 years in London.  Nunthorpe Academy is my fifth school
  • Vice Principal since 2018 – Curriculum, Timetable and Standards at UTC South Durham
  • Previous roles include: Director of Sciences, 2nd in Science, Head of Physics, NQT and ITT co-ordinator, Enrichment lead
  • Science teacher who specialises in Physics. Extensive experience, particularly at KS4 and KS5
  • Started role at Nunthorpe Academy in April 2022

Mr Alistair Armstrong

Assistant Vice Principal – Achievement (Open) and Character 11-19

Email: aarmstrong@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM Responsibilities

  • Open Group
  • Progress of Disadvantaged Students
  • Student Opportunities
  • CEIAG
  • PSHE
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Qualifications

  • BA Hons Geography
  • PGCE Geography
  • MSc IT

Experience

  • 25 years teaching in the Teesside area
  • Humanities Teacher
  • Assistant Head of Year
  • Deputy Head of Faculty
  • Head of Geography
  • Head of Year
  • Assistant Head
  • Assistant Vice Principal.
  • Currently teaches Computing, Life and Business.

Mrs Siobhan Brosnan

Assistant Vice Principal – Inclusion 11-19

Email: brosnan.siobhan@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM Responsibilities

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • SEN/D Provision and Progress
  • LAC Provision and Progress
  • Provision Maps
  • Access Arrangements
  • Alternative Provision

Qualifications

  • BA Honours Degree Information Technology with QTS
  • NASENCO

Experience

  • 1 year teaching Computer Science in Co Durham
  • 12 years of varying roles in North Yorkshire including:
    • Computer Science/ICT teacher – KS3, GCSE and A level 
    • Head of Year
    • Head of House
    • Secondment to the Senior Leadership team responsible for SEND and Inclusion 
    • Inclusion and SEND Leader

Mrs Julie Thomas

Assistant Vice Principal – Behaviour & Attitudes 11-19

Email: jthomas@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM Responsibilities

  • Rewards & Sanctions
  • Behaviour Policy & Process
  • Attendance & Punctuality
  • Pastoral Lead (Standards)
  • Pastoral Curriculum
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Sport Studies
  • PGCE in Secondary Education (Phyiscal Education)
  • NASENCo

Experience

  • Teaching at Nunthorpe Academy for 17 years
  • Assistant Head of House for 2 years
  • Head of House for 9 years
  • Secondment to SLT for number of roles: Behaviour and Attitudes, CEIAG.
  • Year 7 Progress Leader
  • KS2/3 Transition Lead

Mr James Skelton

Assistant Vice Principal – Achievement (EBacc) 11-19

Email: jskelton@nunthorpe.co.uk

LMM Responsibilities

  • Responsible for EBacc subjects: Science, MFL, History, Geography, and Computing
  • KS4 Options
  • Data Capture and Analysis
  • Parent Review Evenings
  • Middle Leaders Group
  • Exams
  • Academy Timetable
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Qualifications

  • BSci Honours Degree in Chemistry
  • PGCE – Science and Chemistry

Experience

  • 19 years of teaching science (across all disciplines)
  • 2 years Deputy Director of Studies (Science and ICT) at a London LA School
  • 7 years Head of Science at an Outstanding North Yorkshire School
  • 2 years Assistant Head teacher at Newcastle LA School
  • 5 years Assistant Vice Principal at Nunthorpe Academy

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