About our teaching school alliance

Lesley Powell

Lesley is executive principal at The Academy at Shotton Hall - prior to this, she was deputy headteacher. Her track record of leadership within both positions is acknowledged locally and nationally as truly outstanding.

Lesley has led structural change and implemented a wide range of improvement processes including: transforming learning, monitoring and evaluation, curriculum design to maximise student progress, high quality/high impact continuous professional development and professional collaboration to ensure that the Academy is an outward facing partner that makes a significant contribution to the wider learning landscape. She is also a practising inspector (for Ofsed via CFBT Education Trust) and NLE.