After a national recruitment exercise, United Learning and the Local Governing Body of Seahaven Academy have appointed Mrs Sarah Pringle as its Principal from September 2014.
Seahaven Academy, formerly Tideway School, joined United Learning on 1st April. Mrs Pringle is currently Vice Principal of United Learning’s outstanding Midhurst Rother College. She will replace Mr Rob Corbett who is leaving the academy to be Head at Ifield Community College.
Announcing the appointment, Jon Coles, Chief Executive of United Learning said:
'Over the past five years, Sarah has been integral to Midhurst’s journey to becoming an outstanding school. With 14 years’ experience in senior leadership positions, Sarah is ideally placed to build upon Seahaven’s existing strengths and we are very pleased to have appointed her as its Principal.'
Mrs Pringle said:
'I am absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the new Principal of Seahaven Academy. I feel very fortunate to be joining a school which is so clearly determined to continue to build on its current success with the added support of now being part of United Learning. New challenges in such positive circumstances indicate that exciting times are ahead!'
Stuart Ford, Chair of the Seahaven Academy Local Governing Body said:
'In appointing Sarah, we have chosen someone with the drive, ambition and infectious enthusiasm to head our school. We look forward to her starting in September and wish Rob Corbett every success in his new school.'
Mrs Pringle will take up her post in September.