Executive Principal’s Welcome

As Executive Principal of Glenmoor and Winton Academies, it is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the website. We are proud to be the two highest performing non selective 11-16 schools in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch and incredibly privileged to be part of the multi Academy Chain United Learning. 

My role as Executive Principal allows me to work with the current Principal, Mr. Ingram on maintaining the incredibly high standards set at the Academies as well as looking at the strategic long-term futures of Glenmoor and Winton within the United Learning trust. 

As Executive Principal, my time is split between Glenmoor and Winton and other United Learning schools. Continuing to grow Glenmoor and Winton’s local, regional and national reputation is a top priority alongside ensuring the very best teachers are in front of your son/daughter in the classroom. Most important of all will be to continue to ensure every young person at the Academies gets the very best education we can provide. There is no substitute for an excellent education culminating in a set of GCSE results that can your son or daughter has worked incredibly hard for and can be equally proud of. 

I am a strong believer in hard work and effort being the main drivers for school success. The Academies very much advocate the notion that excellence is a habit that can be learnt, developed and nurtured over time. This ‘excellence’ stems from sheer hard work and perseverance underpinned by the student charter entitled GW Way. Every student understands the GW Way and what that represents in terms of expected behaviours both in and out of school. The GW Way is at the front of the student planner and on the Academies’ website if visitors to this page wish to view it in more detail. 

Like any highly successful organisation, the Academies continue to strive for improvement and are never satisfied. This ethos contributes towards the feeling that Glenmoor and Winton wish to viewed as exceptional schools by the community to which they serve. I remain as determined and passionate as ever to ensure the Academies continue towards this goal and this is shared by Mr. Ingram.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself or the Principal, Mr. Ingram if you have any questions about the Academies. We both adopt an open door policy and welcome feedback at every level. Thank you for your ongoing support of the Academies. 

Very best wishes

Ben Antell 
Executive Principal
Glenmoor & Winton Academies



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