Dr. Philip Smith

Phil Smith is an Executive Principal who has responsibility for Outwood Academies Portland, Valley and City. Phil is also a National Leader of Education.

Whilst Principal of Outwood Academy Portland, Phil led the school from Special Measures to Outstanding in just 23 months, the fastest transformation of any secondary school in England.

In addition to his Executive Principal role, Phil has responsibility across the Trust for systematic monitoring and intervention ensuring all students achieve and that the quality of education they receive is tailored to their needs.