Andrew Wappat

Andrew Wappat is an Associate Executive Principal who has responsibility for Outwood Academy Bydales and Redcar Academy. He has led Outwood Academy Bydales to become the top performing school in the local authority for the progress of students, after becoming Principal when its predecessor was in Special Measures.

On appointment as an Associate Executive Principal, in addition to being Principal of Outwood Academy Bydales, he had responsibility for Outwood Academy Ripon in the year it secured an Outstanding Ofsted judgement. He also supported the Principal at Bishopsgarth School during the transition to becoming an Outwood academy. Prior to this he was Associate Principal at Outwood Academy Acklam, as it joined the trust, launching various systems and policies to rapidly improve the provision for students and move the school from Special Measures.

In addition to his Associate Executive Principal role, Andrew has responsibility across the Trust for curriculum, working alongside Paul Sorby, Executive Director of Curriculum – ensuring this impacts on raising standards and transforming the lives of the young people in our schools.