Sian has over 30 years’ experience working in schools in the Midlands region. She has been active in school leadership for almost 15 years and is a designated National Leader of Education. Sian has led Archway Learning Trust from is beginnings as Bluecoat Academy to nine schools including a primary Academy and a free school opening in September 2021. She has led the school improvement team at Archway in taking one of the ’worst schools’ in the country from Special Measures to Good in less than three years. There are plans to expand Archway’s Primary provision as well as plans to develop the work of Archway into Derby and Derbyshire. Sian is passionate about the ability of every young person to succeed. This is only matched by her desire to develop and grow the staff working at the Trust so that they can provide the outstanding quality of education that our young people deserve. Archway Learning Trust is a deeply inclusive Trust where staff and young people alike are valued and respected.