New Headteacher of Looe Community Academy Mr Scott Yalden with Head Boy Harry Barlow and Head Girl India Mullings
Following a rigorous selection process and some strong competition, Looe Community Academy have appointed Mr Scott Yalden as Headteacher.
In her letter to inform parents, Kathy Iles, Chair of the school’s Local Governing Committee, explained how the Committee had been “impressed by the way Mr Yalden has led the school over the last six months”, and particularly how he has “fostered relationships with students, staff and parents/carers whilst making himself known in the community of Looe.”
Speaking after his appointment was announced, Mr Yalden said, “I am delighted to have been appointed as Headteacher and excited to be continuing to lead such a wonderful academy. We have sustained three years of positive outcomes, in terms of progress, for the young people of this community and I look forward to building on this success.”
Dan Buckley, CEO of SMART, the academy trust of which Looe is a member, congratulated Mr Yalden on his appointment.
“We are extremely fortunate to have someone as talented as Scott working for SMART and I am delighted in his successful appointment as Headteacher of Looe Community Academy,” he said.