Our Senior Leaders

Simon French

CEO/Executive Principal

Jayne Schofield


Mr I Brailsford

Vice Principal

David Kelly

Vice Principal

Mr J Cope

Vice Principal | Designated Safeguarding Lead | Mental Health Lead

Alison Ellis

Senior Strategic Lead

Julia Ledingham

Assistant Principal

Craig Bloor

Assistant Principal

Miss P Rippingham-Smith

Trust Safeguarding Lead

Miss R Luby

Assistant Principal | Safeguarding Officer

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    Pupils enjoy coming to this very inclusive school

    | Ofsted 2024

    Why Discovery?

    Our academy prides itself on the relationship between the academy and home, with an emphasis for students on belonging and being proud to be part of the Discovery Family.

    Our Curriculum

    We achieve the academy purpose through an unwavering focus on our students’ results and progress within their learning, and by offering the absolute best teaching and support.

    Latest News

    Here you can find a collection of our latest news. We aim to keep all stakeholders as up-to-date as possible.

    ClassCharts Parent

    We use ClassCharts

    Class Charts is behaviour management software used by teachers to record and track student achievement and behaviour.

    You can download Class Charts from the below links.

    IRIS Parentmail

    We use IRIS ParentMail

    All of our Academy information at your fingertips. Keeping track of school activities and news as well as endless forms to complete and things to pay for.

    You can download IRIS ParentMail from the below links.

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