Regional Executive Principal for the South West
Paul Baker is our Regional Executive Principal for the South West region and is responsible for guiding, supporting and challenging the principals of the Trust schools to become the best they can be for the benefit of their pupils and communities. Paul has a passion for adventurous learning, including learning in the outdoors, and encourages a broad and balanced curriculum. Paul joined the Adventure Learning Trust in September 2014 and has over fifteen years teaching experience, twelve of which were in a position of senior leadership. Prior to his appointment as Regional Executive Principal, Paul was the Principal of Gulval School. His school improvement journey at Gulval took the school from special measures to Good with Outstanding features in less than 3 years. In the same period pupil numbers grew by 63% and the school was shortlisted for Cornwall School of the Year 2018. Prior to joining Bright Tribe Paul was the Assistant Headteacher at Wadebridge Primary Academy, one of the largest Primary schools in Cornwall.