Dear parents and carers

RE: Update on Mrs Tipple’s appointment as Principal of Bearsted Primary Academy.

In my last letter I promised to update you further once we had managed to replace Mrs Tipple in her current capacity as Principal in another Leigh Academies Trust primary academy. I can now confirm that this process has occurred and that Mrs Tipple will become full-time Principal at Bearsted Primary Academy (BPA) from January as a consequence. This will come as welcome news to parents who I know have enjoyed getting to know Mrs Tipple over the first few weeks of this academic year.

Until then, Mrs Tipple will continue to lead both schools, but will be ably supported by Mr Coulson (Assistant Principal) and our wider team of talented and dedicated staff at BPA. My considerable thanks to all of you as parents for your continued positive support on our journey at BPA to create one of the best primaries in the area.

Yours faithfully,

Simon Beamish
Chief Executive