Appointment of our new Principal

Tuesday 07 August 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Paul Bhatia has been appointed as the new Principal of Ark Burlington Danes Academy. Mr Bhatia will take up the position officially at the start of the new school year - on 3 September 2018. 

Mr Bhatia is currently the Associate Headteacher at Wembley High Technology College, one of the highest performing schools in the country. He has previously been Deputy and Assistant Headteacher as well as Head of Maths. He has recently led on the development of Wembley High’s Sixth Form, where progress was fourth highest in the country last year. 

Mr Bhatia says, “Ark Burlington Danes is an outstanding school with a great tradition of high aspirations and academic excellence. I am looking forward to working with teachers, students and parents in raising our pupils’ achievement even further, ensuring that they have the skills, qualifications and character to reach their fullest potential in life.” 

Jerry Collins, Regional Director, says, “Paul Bhatia brings a wealth of experience and skills across many areas and I believe he is very well suited to Ark Burlington Danes Academy. He has stated his determination to ensure Ark Burlington Danes becomes one of the highest performing schools in the country and we will ensure he, and the school, are very well supported in achieving this."