New Head of School for Bourne Academy
A new head of school has been appointed at Bourne Academy.
Matt Sammy has taken up the position at the Edinburgh Crescent school for the start of the new term.
Mr Sammy, who will work with executive headteacher Lucy Conley, previously served as an Ofsted inspector.
In this role, he observed Spalding Academy - Bourne Academy's sister school in the South Lincolnshire Academies Trust (SLAT).
In a letter to parents and carers, Mr Sammy said he was 'honoured and privileged' to take on the new role, adding: "Throughout my teaching career, I have had the privilege of working in two outstanding schools. I never accept complacency and continually strive to see students in my care flourish into well-rounded young people.
"From my experience as a senior leader, I know that a successful and happy school depends on strong cohesion between all stakeholders.
"I will be working closely with the executive team across SLAT to ensure our strategic and operational aims have a positive impact on your child’s education here at Bourne Academy.
"Bourne Academy is a high performing school and it is a privilege to be leading a school with traditional values of mutual respect, effective relationships, high expectations and a strong culture for learning.
"I have a genuine commitment to providing a first-rate education for your child and I am proud to have an excellent staff body who will continue to inspire and support your child in all aspects of their educational journey at Bourne Academy."