College Structure

Principal Martin SullivanThe College is part of the Summit Learning Trust (formerly the Ninestiles Academy Trust) and is overseen by a Board of Trustees and an Academy Council. Further Information about this is available on our Governance page. The operational running of the College is the responsibility of the Principalship, as detailed below.

Summit Learning Trust
Hartfield Crescent
Acocks Green
B27 7QG

Chief Executive
Catherine Anwar

Martin Sullivan (pictured right)

Vice Principals
Janice Hamilton
Jamie Staddon

Assistant Principals
Below Principalship, we have a number of Assistant Principals, who have responsibility for particular curriculum areas, as well as cross-college services.

To contact them please telephone 0121 704 2581 .

Zoe Bereza
Louise Dale-Barron
Richard Hammond
Trevor Irving
Oona Stone
Sonia Wood

Progress Managers

Sarah Law
Nancy Tromans
Halyna Wheatley

Vice Principal Jamie Staddon is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSLs). The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) are Nancy Troman, Trevor Irving, Louise Dale-Barron and Caroline Sweeney.

DSL staff

Key Support Services

Other staff responsible for key support services are as follows:

Kate Belton

Mark Gutridge

Stephen Briggs

Central Administration
Kevin Shingler

Academic Coaching, Additional Support & SENCO
Caroline Sweeney

Debbie Brown

IT Services
Ross Harris

Bev Bishop

Clare Sutton

Curriculum Leaders

As far as Curriculum areas are concerned, Curriculum Leaders and the courses they are responsible for as listed below:

Business & Law
Michael Albanese (A level Business, BTEC Business, A level Law)

Natural Sciences
Joseph Wright (A level Biology & Physics & BTEC Applied Sciences)

Hilary Woodward (A level Chemistry)

Jane McCard (A Level English Language & English Literature)

Karen Greaves (A level Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Geography, Geology, History, Philosophy & Religious Studies)

Scott Fisher (A level Further Maths, Mathematics, Statistics & Use of Maths)

Media & IT
Nick Waring (A level Computing, Film Studies, Media Studies, BTEC ICT, BTEC Computing)

Modern Foreign Languages
Beverley Hodson (A level French, German, Russian & Spanish)

Anisa Lokat-Fanning (A level Psychology)

Social Sciences
Malcolm Turvey (A level Economics, Politics & Sociology and Diploma in Criminology)

Sport & Health
Lee Jones (A level Physical Education, BTEC Health & Social Care [Diploma & Extended Diploma] & CACHE Childcare & Education)

Creative Arts
Zoe Maksymiw (A level Art, Dance, Drama & Theatre, Graphics, Music, Music Technology, Photography & BTEC Art & Design)


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