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 / Head of Academy – Mr K Uppal

Mr Uppal is responsible for the strategic direction of the academy, focused on ensuring that all students reach their full potential both academically and personally. Mr Uppal is also an outstanding teacher of English.

Vice Principal / Head of Academy – Miss A Bayford

Miss Bayford oversees the people development of our outstanding team of teaching and support staff within the academy. She is also further developing our strong Literacy and Numeracy standards. Miss Bayford is an outstanding teacher of English and SLE who also leads on people development in the West region across the Academy Transformation Trust.

Assistant Principal – Mr I Jones

Behaviour, Welfare and Personal Development

Mr Jones oversees behaviour and attitudes in the academy and has overseen the significant improvements made in these areas in recent years. He is also responsible for the promotion outstanding attendance, which has also seen continuing improvements each year. Mr Jones is an outstanding teacher of PE and Mathematics.

Senior Leader – Mr J Grainger

Mr Grainger is responsible for securing excellent Outcomes for all students at Bristnall Hall Academy. He oversees the interventions and support that have led to so many students making outstanding levels of progress, as well as our Options programme.  He is also responsible for assessment recording and reporting at the academy. Mr Grainger is an outstanding teacher of Science.

Director of Inclusion – Mr G Whall

Mr Whall is our SEND Coordinator (SENCO) and our Assistant Designated Safeguarding Lead (ADSL). 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. Mr Whall works with colleagues, parents, carers and outside agencies.

Lead Achievement Coordinator / Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs A Jackson

Mrs Jackson is our Designated Safeguarding Lead and Lead of 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.

Executive Principal – Mr V Green

Mr Green is the Regional Education Director of our trust, the Academy Transformation Trust. In his previous roles as a senior leader and Principal for 5 years, he has overseen rapid transformation of schools and academies. As Executive Principal of Bristnall Hall Academy, he provides challenge, support and intervention to our Senior Leadership Team.

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