Key Personnel

Teaching Staff

Mr Richard Found
Mr Richard Found Principal

Richard oversees all aspects of the Academy, with a close focus on student welfare and achievement. He also works closely with our partner Shared Learning Trust Academies to share good practice.

Mr Damian Bermingham
Mr Damian Bermingham Vice Principal

Damian leads on strategic pastoral development and all aspects of student behaviour and safety. He also has responsibility for admissions, attendance, alternative provision and inclusion.

Mrs Sarah Mitcherson
Mrs Sarah Mitcherson Vice Principal

Sarah is Vice Principal for Teaching & Learning. She also oversees the progress of student with Special Educational Needs and line manages English.

Mr Dan Smith
Mr Dan Smith Vice Principal

Dan leads on Achievement and Curriculum. He also line manages the PE Faculty.

Mr Lee Daly
Mr Lee Daly Associate Vice Principal

Lee Leads on the achievement of students in Key Stage 3, and also oversees Curriculum. He manages the options process and Humanities.

Ms Giselle Hobbs
Ms Giselle Hobbs Assistant Principal

Giselle leads on the use of assessment data at the academy. She also oversees the use of new technologies and marketing, and line manages the ICT & Business faculty, and Beech House.

Mr Joel Toomer
Mr Joel Toomer Assistant Principal

Joel oversees Teaching & Learning and homework, and line manages the Social Sciences faculty.


Mrs Umara Qureshi
Mrs Umara Qureshi Assistant Principal

Umara oversees the Science faculty and Elm House. She also oversees the progress and attainment of Year 9 pupils at the Academy.

Mr Iain Temple
Mr Iain Temple

Iain is in charge of Behaviour and Safety and the PFL Programme. He line manages the Food, Art, Design and Technology faculty and Maple House.

Mrs Philippa Vessey
Mrs Philippa Vessey

Philippa oversees the achievement and pastoral needs of Sixth Form students at The Stockwood Park Academy. She also line manages Modern Foreign Languages and Ash House.

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