New Principal appointed at the Wey Valley School

New Principal appointed at the Wey Valley School

Dear Parents / Carers,

I am pleased to confirm the appointment of Ms Sara Adams as the new Principal of the Wey Valley School.

Please find below the school's press release which will be going to the local media for publication.

Kind regards

Diane Day,  Chair of Governors

Governors are delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Sara Adams as Principal of the Wey Valley School, following a rigorous two day interview process.  The school was pleased to receive a high level of quality applications from across the country.

Ms Adams excelled throughout the interview process and governors and their professional advisers were unanimous in their decision.

Ms Adams said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be appointed as the substantive Principal of our wonderful school. During my time as acting Principal I have been encouraged by the progress that the school has made and I am confident that we will continue to grow and be recognised as a successful and happy school. I am touched by all the messages of support that I have received from staff, students and parents. We are a fantastic, inclusive, community school where everyone involved works tirelessly to secure the best possible outcomes for the young people in our local community. I am absolutely confident that we will go from strength to strength.”

Ms Adams added: “The students know how proud I am of their achievements and I am delighted to have the honour of encouraging them as their Principal. Our school is very much a family and I know that we have a bright future ahead of us. “

Mrs Diane Day, Chair of Governors said: “Ms Adams’ passion for the school and its community shone throughout the process. With the significant progress that she has made during her Acting Principalship and the plans she has for the future , I have no doubt that she is the right leader to take us forward.

The appointment coincides with the Wey Valley School receiving its highest number of student first choice preferences for September, recent acknowledgement from inspectors of the rapid progress of the school and the launch of the school’s exciting new community fitness suite this autumn.