The Senior Leadership Team

Adam Stead | The Dearne ALC

Adam Stead

I started working at the school nine years ago as a Cover Supervisor.  Having supported long term in the mathematics faculty, I qualified as a teacher of mathematics at the end of 2013 and was appointed the Head of the Faculty in September 2014.

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Mrs Angela Moore Head Of Communications | The Dearne ALC

Angela Moore

I joined The Dearne in January 2016 and haven't looked back since! I have two favourites – 1) the students and 2) the staff. The best part of working at The Dearne is being with the students; mainly because they are unpredictable and make me laugh...

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Ben Horbury | The Dearne ALC

Ben Horbury

I began working at The Dearne ALC in September 2004; I initially work as a Learning Mentor before completing my teacher training. I have held many different positions over the last few years and I also sit on the governing body of Highgate Primary...

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Chris Robinson | The Dearne ALC

Chris Robinson

I joined the school in January 2013 as Principal. I have so many “favourite things”. I really enjoy working with young people who are great students and wonderful ambassadors for the school, their families and teenagers in general! At least one...

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Dawn Brough | The Dearne ALC

Dawn Brough

I started in the old building, The Dearne High School, in 2003 as a trainee teacher on placement.  I have stayed here ever since, earning various promotions! I like the honesty of our children at this school.  They tell it how it is!  I love...

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Eddie Child | The Dearne ALC

Eddie Child

I started working at the Dearne 12 years ago as Head of ICT. I was made Assistant Principal seven years ago and Vice Principal last year. I LOVE seeing students make progress! My favourite day of the year is results day. It’s great to see...

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Joanne Wilson | The Dearne ALC

Joanne Wilson

I became Vice Principal for Teaching and Learning in June 2012. I love working with such a highly ambitious and enthusiastic team of wonderful people. There is a total commitment from all colleagues across school to put our community’s children at...

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Katie Dowling | The Dearne ALC

Katie Dowling

I started working here 3 Years in April, I came here from my previous school to take the position as an Assistant Principal. One of the things I like most about the Dearne ALC is the Positive Atmosphere created by staff and students alike. There is...

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Mr Mark Allen | The Dearne ALC

Mark Allen

This is my fourth year working as Vice Principal: Inclusion for Learning at The Dearne ALC.  My favourite thing is Working with our amazing children; it’s a privilege to work with them, push them and support them through their time at the school. I...

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Pam Eager | The Dearne ALC

Pam Eager

I have been working here for four years, I came here from my previous school to take the position as an Assistant Principal. Every day is totally different and I get to work with fantastic students who make me laugh and keep me on my toes in equal...

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Richard Wordsworth | The Dearne ALC

Richard Wordsworth

I started in November 2007 as the Administration Manager almost 20 years after leaving Dearneside as a student! This sounds like a bit of a cliché but its how everyone works together for the good of the students.  There's a real sense of purpose in...

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Tom Hope | The Dearne ALC

Tom Hope

I began working at The Dearne ALC in January 2009, back in the old 'Dearne High School' building. The students are my faveourite thing about Dearne ALC! It is a privilege to work with them, I genuinely love my job.

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Vicki Gilmore | The Dearne ALC

Vicki Gilmore

This is my second year working at the Dearne ALC and I can honestly say it is a pleasure to work here and I have enjoyed every minute. The positive climate for learning as soon as you walk in the building is one of my favourite things.  The sense of...

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Vicky Conway | The Dearne ALC

Vicky Conway

I started at The Dearne ALC in September 2011 – six years ago. The dynamic and hardworking staff, both teaching and non-teaching, make working at The Dearne ALC a pleasure. Everyone is committed to engaging with the school's ethos of driving pupils...

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WHY THE DEARNE?

Behaviour

“Pupils are helpful, polite and courteous to staff, visitors and to each other. The atmosphere in school is positive, supportive and caring.” Ofsted 2016

Ofsted 2016

“The teaching of mathematics is effective. Most pupils make good progress in this subject.”

Maths

68% of students make expected progress or better

More able

“They are given a significant range of extra opportunities which prepare them well for life beyond the school. These pupils speak with passion and confidence about their ambitious aspirations for the future.” Ofsted 2016

90%

of more able students achieved an A or A*

Students leaving with 5 A*-C grades, including English and maths

50%
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