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Appointment of Mr Mark Thorogood as Principal of Beacon Hill Academy, Sedgley

Mr Thorogood will be joining Dudley Academies Trust as the new Principal of Beacon Hill Academy, Sedgley, effective from January 2020.

Jo Higgins, Chief Executive of the Trust, said, “I am delighted to have Mr Thorogood join us in our mission to transform education in Dudley schools. He joins an academy that has some outstanding teachers and learners with a bright future ahead.”

“We had some outstanding candidates apply for this role and I am confident that Mr Thorogood will make a hugely positive contribution to the academy and the Trust.”

“I would also like to thank Mr Sukhjot Dhami for his dedication and commitment to Beacon Hill Academy as Interim Principal.”

Mr Thorogood himself commented, “On visiting Beacon Hill and meeting the staff and learners, I knew instinctively that this was the school for me. I am incredibly excited about the future of Beacon Hill and the impact we can have on young people’s lives!”

“It will be a challenge and a privilege to work in a school that has such obvious potential.”