Principal, The Thetford Academy
Dan Carter is an experienced leader with a proven track record of school improvement. He began his career in Norfolk as a history teacher in 2002 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in six different schools.
Dan had successful spells as a Vice Principal at Cromer Academy and Great Yarmouth Charter Academy before becoming Principal of Thetford Academy in 2018. He has subsequently led Thetford Academy to a 'Good' Ofsted report and he has overseen a significant improvement in exam outcomes. Dan has fostered an inclusive ethos that has seen the academy open both an alternative provision and a specialist resource base for children with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) during his tenure.
Dan is a firm believer that the foundation of school improvement is establishing a positive behaviour culture based on high expectations and consistent routines.