Welcome to Parkside Academy

Staff at Parkside Academy

Mr Alan Buckley – Interim Head Teacher


Mr Jamie Benson – Head of School, Parkside Academy KS3

Mr Nick Stevens – Head of School, Parkside Academy KS4

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Nick has been working in education for the last 13 years and joined the Raedwald Trust in April 2020. Nick has extensive experience working with young people at risk of becoming disengaged from education and young people with SEN.

Before starting with the Raedwald Trust, he was Head of Foundation Learning and Key Stage 4 at Suffolk New College where he was responsible for managing a large number of curriculum programmes across multiple sites. Nick is passionate about improving educational outcomes for young people and ensuring that they have the necessary skills to succeed.

Parkside Academy KS3Parkside Academy KS4
Designated Safeguarding LeadJamie BensonNick Stevens
Deputy Designated Safeguarding LeadAlicia MannFe Dunachie
Designated Teacher for Looked After ChildrenAlan BuckleyNick Stevens
Mental Health First AidersAlicia MannAndria Runcieman
Angie PhillipsNicola Edwards
Kate Orbell
Nic Shaw
Medical Needs in School LeadJamie BensonNick Stevens
Sian ShermanEmma Osborne

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