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14-16 Reference Group

Group Chair:

Alan Mckenna, Deputy Director SEND and Inclusive Provision (14-16), Leeds City College (Luminate Education Group)


  • Abi Clarke, Head of Key Stage 4 Alternative Provision, Cambridge Regional College
  • Anna-Marie Mason, Faculty Head - Care Science & Academic Studies, South and City College Birmingham
  • Carla Sweeney, Pre16 co-ordinator, New College Swindon
  • Catalina Marin, Group Director of ALF and Quality Assurance, Activate Learning
  • Chris Read, Deputy Principal, The Academy Grimsby (TEC Partnership)
  • Clair Etchell-Johnson, Head of Academic Studies , Isle of Wight College
  • Greg Corcoran, Director of Alternative Education, East Durham College
  • James Gould, Vice Principal- Student Services and Recruitment, Sir George Monoux College
  • James McCauley, Head of 6th Form and Deputy Head of High School, South Devon College
  • Jason Jones, Deputy Principal - Education & Learners, Petroc
  • Jess Leech, Assistant Principal Students, Barnsley College
  • Jo Chappel, Head of Learning, Chichester College Group
  • Jo Thomas-Moore, Director of Curriculum, Walsall College
  • Kate Da Costa, Deputy Principal – Curriculum Development, Cambridge Regional College
  • Kate Hartshorn, Projects & Business Development Manager, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS)
  • Matt Burrows, Assistant Principal English and Maths High School Leisure Sector, South Devon College
  • Matthew Holness, Principal, The Academy Grimsby (TEC Partnership)
  • Niki McKenna, Head of the 14+ Academies, 14+ Academies (Leeds City College)
  • Samantha Rooney, Assistant Principal, Isle of Wight College
  • Scott McCue, Director of Transition and Education Pathways, Plumpton College
  • Steve Jinman, 14-16 Senior Curriculum Manager, Tower Hamlets, New City College Group
  • Tom Beer, Headteacher SGS Create, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS)
  • Vicky Donnelly, EHE Manager, Activate Learning

Meeting dates 2024/25

  • Tuesday 22 October 2024 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Tuesday 11 March 2025 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Wednesday 21 May 2025 10:30am-12:00pm

    Past meetings: