Our Team

Executive Principal - Michael Barratt

Michael is the Executive Principal of the trust, having been appointed to become the Principal of The Priory School in 2014. Prior to that he was Headmaster of Adams’ Grammar School in Newport, Shropshire. Michael’s experience is in school improvement, of all dimensions, and he believes strongly in the philosophy of educating the whole person. As Executive Principal, Michael has worked closely with the governors on establishing clear accountability for the performance of all schools within the trust.

Duncan Wright - Finance Director

Duncan was appointed Finance Director to the Trust in September 2016 having previously occupied the role of Business Manager at The Priory School. Duncan is a chartered accountant (CIMA) and qualified in 2009 whilst working in the automobile industry before moving into the education sector in 2012.  


 Tim Goodman - IT Network Manager

Tim joined the Priory School in 2013 and has now had 15 years’ experience managing networks in schools. With a passion for IT simplicity and enterprise standard networks, Tim works with leading providers and has helped new schools acquire the standards of IT services required for modern teaching and learning.

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