The Team

Principal, Charlene Martin, leads a team of specialist teachers, specialist assistants and support staff.

The Senior Leadership Team at The PRIDE Academy is

  • Charlene Martin, Principal
  • Nicola Stephens, Deputy Principal
  • Lauren Duncan – Assistant Principal, SENCO & Additional Needs
  • Katie Price – Assistant Principal and Head of Year 7
  • Wendy Bevis – Associate Principal
  • Clare Bailey – DSL & Family Liaison Practitioner
  • Adaobi Okafor – Lead Skills Coach

The PRIDE Academy is a rewarding place to work and a fantastic environment for student learning. The close partnership between staff, students and their families ensures that together there is no limit to what our students can achieve.


The school has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.