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Daniel Bellanfante - Vice Principal

Daniel is a former student of Moor End Academy.  After leaving the school as a student, Daniel went on to study at Huddersfield New College where he pursued his passion for sport and physical education at A-Level. He then went on to graduate from Leeds Trinity University with a 1st class honours degree in Sport Development and Secondary Education.

This allowed him to gain an insight into teaching and subsequently gain a role as an ETA at Moor End Academy working with our visually impaired students. This fantastic experience gave Daniel the understanding and passion for creating inclusive learning environments, rooted in mutual respect. Upon completing his year as an ETA, Daniel then went on to complete his teacher training at the academy, before honing his skills as an NQT at an alternative high performing school. Daniel’s passion and affiliation towards the Academy is emphasised with his current role as a Vice Principal, in which promoting positive behaviour around the Academy is at the forefront of his daily routine. Daniel enjoys developing students’ resilience and understanding of what is required to overcome barriers, so Moor End Academy students can become the leaders of tomorrow. Daniel also takes enormous pride in mentoring newly qualified teachers, so they too are constantly fostering positive learning environments which allow all students to maximise their progress.

As a P.E specialist, Daniel partakes in a range of different sports outside of work such as football, badminton and table tennis. He has a strong passion for music and takes pleasure from socialising with family and friends. When Daniel Is not playing sports, he loves to watch his beloved Liverpool FC and is passionate about heavy weight boxing.