Uplands School

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Leadership Team

Uplands School Senior Leadership Team is made up of a CEO, Acting Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Business and Finance Manager and  three Assistant Heads with specific responsibilities and a skilled Middle Leadership Team responsible for Teaching and Learning.

Leadership and Management Development Plan 2016/2017


Jackie Smith MBE 
Executive Headteacher 
CEO of UET and Brunel SEN MAT

Strategic Lead


Michelle Carter

Sarah McCoombe

Business and Finance Manager


  • Budget Accountability

  • Income Generation

  • Administration Lead

  • Innovation & Technology Lead



Fiona Clark
Acting Head



Lorna Breslin
Deputy Head
Behaviour, Care & Safety

  • Work Related Learning & Community Inclusion Lead

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Health & Safety Coordinator

  • Medical & Therapeutic Lead

  • Safeguarding (DCPC)

  • Behaviour & Attendance


  • Policy Review & Development

Lin Mitchell
Assistant Head
Head of Sixth Form
Transitions Manager


Lucy Lively
Assistant Head
Teaching & Learning Lead

  • Progression Pathways (Post 16)

  • Transitions (11-25 years)

  • Statutory and Non-Statutory Reviews

  • Admissions (11-25 years)


  • ASD/Complex Lead

  • Assessment & Moderation


David Stevens
Assistant Head
Data and Progression Lead 



  • LD/Complex Lead

  • Data Manager



Teaching and Learning Team and Heads of School Houses


Pam Mather
Stanton House



Mike Grier



Kirsty Munday
Avebury House




Gemma Stevens
Lydiard House