A new headmaster for Watermead

Story by Kevin Stapelton

Oasis Academy, Watermead, announced a new head recently, following the promotion of founding school leader Lynne Goodhand to a regional role with the multi-academy trust.

Lynne is replaced by the current Deputy Principal of Oasis Academy Fir Vale, Adam Dawson. Adam studied English and Creative Writing at Bishop Grosseteste University College in Lincoln before qualifying as a teacher in 2009. He worked in a variety of roles in schools across South Yorkshire before becoming Deputy Head in 2016.

Adam said:

“I am delighted to have been appointed as principal of Oasis Academy Watermead. I am dedicated to ensure we continue to deliver exceptional education at the heart of our community, and am very privileged to be working alongside such a talented group of people.”

Lynne Goodhand, Regional Director for North East Academies at Oasis Community Learning, added:

“The panel were very impressed with his very clear vision and direction of the Academy, his expectations for teaching and learning, and a passion to ensure every child receives the very best education at Oasis Academy Watermead