Bristnall Hall Academy, Bristnall Hall Lane
Oldbury, West Midlands B68 9PA

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Bristnall Hall Academy, Bristnall Hall Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 9PA

Principal – Mr V Green

Overall Effectiveness

Mr Green has the strategic overview of the academy and has overseen the outstanding progress the academy has made in outcomes, teaching, behaviour, safety and leadership since his arrival in September 2014. He is an outstanding teacher of Mathematics.


Vice Principal/Head of Academy – Mrs P Harris

Leadership and Management 

Mrs Harris oversees the academy’s self-review and planning systems. She also oversees the outstanding curriculum we have developed for our young people that has led to them making accelerated levels of progress. Mrs Harris is an outstanding teacher of English.


Vice Principal/Head of Academy – Mr K Uppal


Mr Uppal is responsible for securing excellent Outcomes for all students at both GCSE and A-Level. He oversees the interventions and support that have led to so many students making outstanding levels of progress, and our Options programme. Mr Uppal is an outstanding teacher of English.


Assistant Principal – Mr I Jones

Behaviour, Welfare and Personal Development

Mr Jones oversees behaviour and attendance in the academy and has overseen the significant improvements made in these areas in recent years. He is also responsible for the strong careers education and opportunities our students receive as we prepare them for the world of work. Mr Jones is an outstanding teacher of PE and Mathematics.

Assistant Principal – Miss Abby Bayford

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Miss Bayford oversees the development of our outstanding team of teaching and support staff within the academy. She is also further developing our strong Literacy and Numeracy strategies. Mrs Chivers is an outstanding teacher of English.


Senior Leader – Mr J Grainger

Mr Grainger oversees Assessment, Reporting and Recording at the academy and has led on the launch of Class Charts. He leads our excellent Science department and is an outstanding teacher of Chemistry.


Director of Inclusion – Mr G Whall

Mr Whall is our SEND Coordinator (SENCO) and our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). The support team he leads provide our young people with a level of support and guidance in and out of lessons that is second to none. As our DSL, Mr Whall works with colleagues, parents, carers and outside agencies to keep our young people safe.


Lead Achievement Coordinator – Mrs A Jackson

Mrs Jackson leads our team of Achievement Coordinators to support our young people in terms of academic progress, attendance and behaviour. She manages our Student Success Centre which gives students an outstanding level of care and support as well as leading pour PSHE and Careers Education programmes. Mrs Jackson is an outstanding welfare practitioner and is the Achievement Coordinator for Year 11.

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