Meet Our Senior Leadership Team

Our Senior Leadership team is committed to our School ethos, supporting students, staff and the wider Perins community .  Ensuring all students receive the best education we can offer.  


Steve Jones

Executive Headteacher

‘At Perins we are committed to providing a rounded and rich educational experience for all our students with the belief that everyone is entitled to high levels of individual achievement, care and support. I am determined to work with every member of the Perins community, including students, parents, staff and trustees, to ensure that every student gains the best education that we can possibly offer’


Mark Nevola

senior deputy Headteacher

Staffing, Parent liaison, Progress, day to day school operations

I believe in assisting all young people to realise their true potential, by immersing them in a wide variety of experiences, preparing them for lifelong learning. My mantra for young people being Aspire today; Inspire tomorrow.’


Alexei Western

Deputy Headteacher

Pastoral,  Safeguarding (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

‘I love being a part of Perins and working with each and every one of our fantastic students, and I want you all to know that my door is always open to all members of the school community.’


Amy Craig

Assistant Headteacher

Patchwork, Events, Careers

‘I love being a teacher and working with our students at Perins. It’s a privilege to watch our pupils flourish and grow. My one goal in teaching would be to inspire the children as much as they inspire me.’


Will Locke

Assistant Headteacher

Timetabling, Options, Data, Assessment and Reporting

‘The staff and students at Perins make it a wonderful place to work. I am proud to be part of a team who is working hard to help our students develop into confident, informed individuals, equipped for success in a changing world.’ 


Mel Pearce

Assistant headteacher

SEND,  Recovery of learning,  Parent Liaison/focus groups and Teacher Training

‘I am passionate about teaching and helping other teachers to improve their teaching.  I enjoy reading current research and using this to reflect on what we do here at Perins. I have been a guest speaker at various local and national conferences and have a keen interest in pedagogy.’


Clive Surry

Chief Operations Officer

My role, and that of my team, is to enhance the learning experience for everyone at Perins, from students and staff to our variety of community users.’ Mr Surry has been instrumental in the success of the funding bids for the development of the Maths block, Turing, and the refurbishment of our Science and DT block.

Photo - Russell 05.07.2022

Alanya Russell

Assistant Headteacher

Culture and  Ethos, Behaviour, House System