Leadership Team

Principal and Executive Principal


Elizabeth Ford, Principal

I started my career as a Teacher of Geography in Bristol in 1993. I have enjoyed a fabulous journey during this time and I have been privileged to work in secondary schools in York, Leeds, Doncaster and Wakefield. My roles have included Head of G...

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Julie Slater - Chief Executive Principal

Julie Slater is a Chief Executive Principal, Secondary for Outwood Grange Academies Trust, and a National Leader of Education. She has a proven track record of leading an ‘Outstanding’ school as Principal at Outwood Grange Academy and has consider...

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Senior Leadership Team


Susan Harrison, Vice Principal

Following graduation, I was fortunate enough to enjoy living in France which developed my passion for encouraging others to learn a foreign language, so I began my teaching career in 1990 as a teacher of French after having completed a PGCE (secon...

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Michelle Colledge-Smith, Associate Principal

I began my teaching career at Outwood Grange School in 2001 as an NQT. My first role was teacher of Religious Studies and IT. I enjoyed this role very much and wanted to be a bigger part of students’ lives. In January 2003 I became Assistant Head ...

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