Thorp Academy

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Academy Organisation

The following section gives a general overview of how staffing is structured at the Academy including the Academy Leadership Team, Subject Departments and the Pastoral Structure

Leadership Team

Thorp Academy's Leadership Team consists of the Executive Principal, Head of Academy, Vice Principal, Senior Assistant Vice Principal, two Assistant Vice Principals and two Associate Vice Principals.


Each Faculty is run by a Faculty Leader and they are supported by a Lead Practitioner.

Pastoral Structure

Each year group are supported by a Year Leader and a team of form tutors. Each year group also has a dedicated Progress Mentor to support PPG students.

All students are allocated to a tutor group with a Tutor who supports them on a daily basis. Attendance, behaviour and safeguarding staff work closely with the pastoral team and tutors to ensure all students are making the best progress in lessons.

Disability and Special Education Needs (SEND)

The DSEN department consists of the SENCO (Ms Bownes), specialist teaching staff, Higher Level Teaching Assistants, Teaching Assistants and a SEND Administrative Assistant

Associate Staff

Operations Manager, PA to the Executive Principal, Education Welfare Officer, Data Manager, Attendance Manager, Finance Manager and Finance Administrative Assistant, Learning Resource Centre Manager, Cover Supervisors, ICT Network Manager and Technician. Sixth Form Administration, Graduate Mentor, Aspirations Co-ordinator, Print Shop Design Leader, PLC Mentor, Technicians for Technology and Science, Curriculum and Student based Administrative Assistants, Lunchtime Supervisor and two Site Managers.