Dr Philip Smith is the Associate Executive Principal.
Dr Smith was Deputy Headteacher of a school in Doncaster before joining the Outwood family as a Vice Principal. He worked with Outwood for several years, across many schools before moving to Portland and becoming the Principal in January 2012. In the most recent OFSTED inspection Outwood Academy Portland have been graded outstanding in all five categories and Dr Smith is delighted to now join the Outwood Academy Valley team.
Dr Smith has a degree in Theoretical Physics and later went on to achieve a Masters in School Leadership and a Doctorate in Transformational Leadership of Schools.