Senior Leadership Team

mr-horberry-1 Mr Alan Horberry – Head Teacher

Lead role is to maintain a strategic overview of the effective management and leadership of the school to ensure the delivery of school improvement and excellent learning and teaching.

Strategic and General Role

  1. Overall strategic management of school
  2. Coordinate school aims and values
  3. Oversee teaching staff welfare, recruitment and policy
  4. Recruitment and selection of staff
  5. Creation of Whole School Annual Calendar
  6. Lead New Staff Induction process.
   Mr Andrew Kilpatrick – Depute Headteacher – Child Protection Officer / Line Manager of Welfare & Pastoral Care 






  Mrs Lorraine Slater – Depute Headteacher – Improvement

STRATEGIC Responsibilities

Lead role on evaluating and monitoring school performance in attainment and in wider achievements to generate data and qualitative evidence to assist in a continuous improvement programme. Co-ordinate and produce whole school timetable.

 Sarah Paterson Mrs Sarah Paterson – Depute Headteacher – Building Capacity

STRATEGIC Responsibilities

Key strategic role in promoting professional learning to support improvement and enhance learning at all stages. “Developing Young Workforce” and the development of skills across the curriculum. Increasing involvement of parents with the Banff Academy learning community and development of Banff Academy “Parentzone”


   Support Service Coordinator (SSC)