Our team of Educationalists, Primary, Early Years and Business Specialists has been developed to ensure we can provide a full and effective range of services to our customers. The team includes:


Jack Hatch – Executive Head teacher of St Bede Primary Academy. He is a National Leader of Education. He is recognised nationally as being at the cutting edge of both Early Years and Primary Education. It is Jack’s passion for improving Education and Early Years provision for the young people of Bolton and Wigan which has led St Bede to where it is. He meets often with Government Ministers and others involved in formulating and influencing Early Years and Education Policy. Jack is also a National Champion for Pupil Premium.

Email: hatchj@stbedeacademy.org




June Roberts- Executive Deputy Headteacher of St Bede Primary Academy. June has worked alongside the Executive Headteacher for more than 20 years. She holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship and had chosen to develop her role at St Bede rather than take up headship herself. An extremely experienced teacher through all primary age ranges, June worked very closely with AGGS as a strategic member of the Alliance for Learning, and has taken part in a number of SLE interviews, ‘deep dives’ and other Ofsted related programmes. June is the Branch Secretary for the Bolton Branch of NAHT.

Email: robertsj@stbedeacademy.org




Sarah Rostron – Head of School at St Bede Primary Academy. Sarah has over 12 years’ experience in Primary School education. She is a Specialist Leader of Education with specialisms in Teaching and Learning, Curriculum Leadership and Quality Standards. She has successfully led initiatives at St Bede and other schools to raise standards in numeracy and literacy; to improve the quality of teaching and therefore impact of both Teachers and Teaching Assistants and to improve data reporting and analysis. Sarah has also played a leading role in a number of “Deep Dive” diagnostics which have led to whole school improvements in other schools.

Email: rostrons@stbedeacademy.org



sarahbSarah Bagshaw – our Director of Finance and HR. Sarah is a parent and a qualified accountant with many years of experience in commerce, Sarah regularly presents at National Conferences and is a specialist in the financial sustainability of Early Years settings.

Email: bagshaws@stbedeacademy.org