Executive Principal - David Penny

David is Executive Principal and a member of HSAT's Executive Leadership Team.  

David provides support and capacity to the Principals of the Trust's SEMH academies in particular, and quality assurance of school improvement to the Trust generally. He is also an Ofsted Inspector, with a focus on Special Schools.

David has leadership experience as the Principal of an SEMH secondary school, Headteacher of an inner-city, secondary pupil referral unit, senior roles in a mainstream secondary school, the juvenile secure estate and quality assurance for a large local authority. He has also taught in primary schools and an adult prison. His areas of particular interest are special educational needs leadership, curriculum and assessment.

David holds the National Professional Qualifications for Executive Leadership and for Headship, as well as a Master's degree.

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust
Abbey Hill Academy
Ketton Road
TS19 8BU

Email: enquiries@horizonstrust.org.uk
Tel: 01642 677113


Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is a company limited by guarantee (Company No 08608287) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales.

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