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Directors of Learning


At the Bridge Academy, every year group has a director of learning.

The directors of learning are responsible for the academic success of all students as well as supporting any pastoral needs.

The directors of learning work closely with students who might be underachieving academically, understanding their barriers to learning and creating bespoke support programmes to help all bridge students achieve.   

If you have any concerns regarding your child's academic progress, please contact their director of learning and they will either meet with you or put you in touch with their subject teacher / the relevant subject leader as appropriate.

Year 7 - Elliot Naylor

EMAIL:  Elliot.Naylor@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number:  0207 749 5258

Year 7 Ms Canan Ozcelik (Deputy Director of Learning)

EMAIL:  Diler.Ozcelik@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number: 0207 749 5266

Year 8 Katie Reader

EMAIL: Katie.Reader@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number:  0207 749 5263

Year 9 - Ali Aiba Reyonlds

EMAIL:  Ali.Aiba-Reynolds@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number:  0207 749 5264

Year 10 - Shifa Begum (Deputy Director of Learning)

EMAIL:  Shifa.Begum@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number:  020 7749 5254

Year 10 Gouman Omar

EMAIL: Gourman.Omar@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number:  0207 749 5265

Year 11 - Ariane Oyejobi

EMAIL: Ariane.Oyejobi@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

Direct Dial Number: 0207 749 5269

Student absences

If you wish to report a student absence you must call the academy on 0207 749 5240 / dial 1 - student absences and leave your message.

Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (Personal Development and wellbeing)
Sarah Bennett (Pastoral and Behaviour)
Sophie Poole (Standards and Curriculum)

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb