Carolyn Blundell - Associate Executive Principal

Carolyn Blundell is an Associate Executive Principal who has responsibility for the southern academies within the Trust. Carolyn is as a National Leader of Education and led, with Martyn Oliver, Outwood Academy Adwick on its journey from requiring improvement to outstanding in every category.

Prior to her appointment as principal at Outwood Academy Adwick she worked closely alongside Dr Phil Smith at Outwood Academy Portland, a school going from special measures to outstanding in 23 months.

In addition to her associate executive principal role, Carolyn has responsibility across the Trust for securing high quality professional development for all colleagues – ensuring this impacts on raising standards and transforming the lives of the young people in our schools.