Who we are

Central Academy Staff

Mr David Whitehead, provides support for the Trust as Interim CEO. David is also CEO of the Potential in Everyone Academy Trust, and will be working closely with The Village Academy Trust's Senior Leadership Team focussing on opportunities for pupils, staff and governors.

Mrs Simona Uberti, CFO, ensures financial regularity across the Trust working closely with the Schools and Headteachers. She is supported by Miss Ellie Bartlett who together oversee the Finance and HR functions for the Academy and schools.

Mrs Kelly Collens, Assistant Principals, supports each of the schools as part of the Senior Leadership Team, focusing on school improvement and quality assurance. 
Mrs Laura Thompson, Assistant Principal for Early Years, works closely with the schools and all the Early Years Staff, to promote and ensure best practice and quality assure the delivery of the programme in support of every child.

The Senior Leadership Team are supported by Mrs Deborah Harris, Executive Support Officer, who provides a comprehensive administrative function and acts as the initial point of contact for the Senior Leadership Team.

In addition to the on-site support described above, all central Academy Staff provide daily remote support to the schools.