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Senior Leadership Team

Our Senior Leadership Team oversee a wide range of key areas such as educational monitoring, assessment and data analysis,  curriculum innovation, attendance, welfare and safeguarding, SENDCo, emotional and behavioural support, finance, compliance, premises management, marketing and business support.



Welcome to our Senior Leadership Team:

Mr Tim Culpin, Executive Headteacher
Director of Education for REAch2 North Cluster


Tim Culpin is Executive Headteacher at Phoenix St. Peter, as well as being the Director for Education for the Northern Cluster of schools at REAch2.  Tim will be overseeing the continued development and  improvement of the school during it's next phase of growth.


Mr Matthew Jordan, Associate Headteacher

Mr Jordan is the Associate Headteacher of both Phoenix St. Peter Academy and Gunton Primary Academy. 

Mr Jordan can be contacted by email at:



Mrs Terri Freeman, Deputy Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead and SEND Coordinator

Mrs Freeman is our Deputy Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead and SENCo and can be contacted by email at:

Terri was formally the Deputy Headteacher at Northfield St. Nicholas Primary Academy for many years and trained as a PE Teacher; she has a wealth of experience in supporting children with SEND, ensuring that every child, including those with SEND, achieve the very best they can.

She is delighted to be at Phoenix St. Peter and is looking forward to supporting the school's continued development and improvement for many years to come.

Mrs Kirsten Ward, School Business Manager

Mrs Ward is our School Business Manager and can be contacted by email at:

Kirsten joined Phoenix St. Peter Academy in January 2021, having previously been an SBM for two local primary schools, before working at a central Trust as the PA to the CEO and Company Secretary. After a number of years in this post, she decided to return to school life and was delighted to be appointed at Phoenix St. Peter Primary, having grown up in Kirkley and Phoenix being her own Primary school albeit many years ago!