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Principal 

DECLAN JONES

Mr Jones is a head teacher with an enviable track record who is deeply rooted in the values and ethos of Haberdashers’ Aske’s schools.

During his ten years as Principal of Hatcham College, Mr Jones has steered that school successfully through four Ofsted inspections maintaining and strengthening the quality of provision reported on each occasion. He also has extensive experience of opening and growing schools, having supervised the growth of the College into an all through school with the incorporation of Hatcham Temple Grove in 2008 and more recently with the opening of the Hatcham Temple Grove Free School in 2013. That school was also judged outstanding by Ofsted in 2015. Mr Jones is also Deputy CEO of the Federation, a role which gives him responsibility for staff talent management across the Federation and the development of the Atlas Teaching School Alliance.

Vice Principal 

TIEN WILDE

Mrs Wilde has a lot of experience working within Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation and has taught across primary and secondary phases at Hatcham College.

She has held leadership positions in both primary and secondary phases with her most recent position as Vice Principal responsible for Curriculum and Assessment at Hatcham College.

 

Assistant Principals

Jessica Dumbreck

Jessica Dumbreck previously worked as an Associate Assistant Headteacher at Phoenix Academy where she developed an innovative and knowledge rich curriculum.  The ideas and experience that Jessica brings to Borough Academy ensures that we have a rigorous curriculum.  Jessica teaches Science.

Euan Paterson

Euan Paterson previously worked as an Assistant Principal at Hatcham College before embarking on an overseas adventure where he worked as Deputy Head of School at GEMS Cambridge International in Uganda.  Euan teaches Geography.

David stow

David Stow previously worked as Assistant Principal at Hatcham College and so is very familiar with our Federation.He has taught in London schools for the past 12 years.  David teaches Maths and PE as well as overseeing trips visits and enrichment.  

SENCo

Scott McDonald

Mr McDonald has held SENCo positions in a variety of settings including both mainstream and specialist provisions across both primary and secondary age groups; Scott currently works in both Southwark and Hounslow as a SENCo at secondary level.