The Trustees of the Excel Academy Partnership appointed Mr Andrew Byers as the new Head teacher of Framwellgate School Durham.
He will take up his new post on 1st September 2017. Trustees were delighted with the appointment of a very experienced senior leader.
Mr Byers is currently the Head of School at Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham, Northumberland. He has held this post since 2012.
Queen Elizabeth High is a high achieving school which has performed particularly strongly in the recent Progress 8 measures,
placing it as one of the leading schools within the North East.
The Trust received a strong field of applicants who faced a rigorous 2 day selection process.
Mr Hall, Chair of the Trust board said “the appointment of Mr Byers opens a new chapter in the life of Framwellgate School Durham.
We know that his experience and skills will enable him to take the school forward with pace and vision.”