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.

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 Tahoora Urehman
Ms Tahoora Urehman Associate Vice Principal

Miss Urehman oversees the progress of Year 10 and 11 pupils at the Academy. This includes GCSE and Vocational Programs of study. She lines manages the Maths faculty.

Mrs Helen Palmer
Mrs Helen Palmer

Helen oversees Teaching & Learning, Performance Management and homework, and line manages the English faculty.


Ms Ann Burbidge
Ms Ann Burbidge Assistant Principal

Ann focuses on Inclusion, leading the team dedicated to supporting students with special needs, and those in Education Plus or Achievement Plus. She line manages the Social Sciences faculty.

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.

Mrs Lindsey Pearson
Mrs Lindsey Pearson Assistant Principal

Lindsey oversees Teaching & Learning, Rowan House and Performing Arts.

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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