Meet The Senior Leadership Team

Adam Shelley Headteacher

I have worked in education for more than 20 years in many different roles, most recently as Acting Head in another local school. Before this my roles have included Deputy Head, Assistant Head, Head of Department and a Maths and Computer Science teacher. Click here to read more

Carol Duffy  Deputy Head

I joined the Sir John Colfox Academy in 1999 as a teacher of French and German. At this time the school had opened the new buildings and we had just become a designated Language College. This brought many opportunities for the whole school but particularly in the development of languages within our curriculum. Click here to read more

Thomas Neill  Deputy Head

'I joined Sir John Colfox Academy in September 2016, having spent the last five years working in Plymouth. I have also taught in the USA (Florida). Whilst studying English at Newcastle University I became interested in teaching, following participation in an outreach programme in the local area. ...'  Click here to read more

Bryan Glover  Assistant Head

I joined, what was then, Colfox School in 1989 and feel privileged to have spent the majority of my career in this caring and stimulating environment.  When I first started, as Head of Business Studies, there was talk of a new technology block, this then turned into a complete re-build and the first private-public-partnership for a secondary school in England.  Click here to read more

Adam Teasdale  Assistant Head

'I entered teaching following a career in museums and archives, publishing and working for the BBC. I have not looked back! I started teaching English in 2009 and became Head of Department shortly after...' Click here to read more