Chief Executive Officer
Jane Acklam OBE
Jane is the CEO of South Pennine Academies. She has 13 years’ experience of Headship in the 11-16 age range. Jane has led Moor End Academy through two ‘Outstanding’ inspections and has been involved in School to School Support since 2009.
Her focus has been on improving the life chances of students, through raising achievement and the effectiveness of leaders. She became a National Leader of Education (NLE) in 2011 and has utilised the skills and expertise of Moor End staff in their National Support School roles. Jane has won national awards for her commitment to excellence in the professional development of teachers, and has been awarded a Teaching Award.
Jane holds, and is extremely passionate about, the belief that high quality educational experiences are a fundamental right to the children of our society. She believes that equality is at the heart of the schools system and has a part to play in delivering a world class state system. She is convinced that the Academies’ programme can deliver this by drawing upon her experience and skills as a current practitioner.