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John Leggott College New Build




As Principal, my role is to ensure that all aspects at John Leggott College are outstanding. I am lucky to be the custodian of one of the oldest and most successful Sixth Form Colleges in the country. I am committed to ensuring that the learners who come to John Leggott College are equipped with the keys to their future success, from strong academic results to providing them with opportunities to develop themselves as individuals.

Leon Riley - JLC Principal
Claire Holmes - JLC Deputy Principal


 Deputy Principal 

As the Deputy Principal, my role is to ensure all aspects of the college function in an outstanding manner. I operate an open door policy for staff, students and parents. Student success is of the utmost importance to us and we have made it our mission to ensure all students progress onto positive destinations after college. John Leggott College is an inclusive college and we tailor support to suit individual needs. Within my role I am also the Child Protection Lead and I oversee the safety and well being of all students.


 Assistant Principal 

As Assistant Principal - Special Operations, I have a very varied role working on projects and reports in key and current areas of need for the college. I help to train and mentor emerging managers and also advise on sector issues such as college performance measures or inspection. I enjoy teaching alongside this role, with a specialism in A Level Physics.

Howard Darwin, Assistant Principal at JLC
Jamie Watkinson Assistant Principal Headshot


 Assistant Principal 

As Assistant Principal, my role is to support our entire staff body to support students to achieve their full potential whilst studying at JLC. I work closely with our curriculum teams to ensure that the quality of education meets the needs of our students, through staff development and quality assurance to working with our IT Manager on our Digital Strategy.  I recognise that a personalised approach to learning is what helps our students progress and succeed, through overseeing our Vocational provision and SEND learners, I work closely with our staff teams to ensure this happens.  

Nathan Daniel Assistant Principal Headshot


 Assistant Principal 

As the Assistant Principal for Pastoral and Progression, my role is to oversee the personal development, behaviour and attitudes and positive progression of our whole student body. At JLC we pride ourselves on our inclusive open access culture and the wrap around support we provide our learners. My role oversees the bespoke Personal Tutorial experience, alongside careers advice, work experience, our extended curriculum and learner Progression. Working closely with the Pastoral and Progression teams and my Senior Leadership colleagues enables us to ensure that the individual needs of our learners are understood and provided for, resulting in vibrant college culture and extremely positive progression for our learners.  


 Assistant Principal 

As Assistant Principal, my role is to work closely with our curriculum teams to ensure the quality of education is outstanding for all of our students. Alongside other members of the Senior Leadership Team, my focus is on ensuring that our teachers across all levels of experience continuously develop to maximise our student outcomes. At JLC we have an open access ethos, welcoming a wide range of students into our college - by overseeing our Level 2 and International provision, I am able to ensure our diverse student body are supported and succeed. 

Rob Woodgate, Assistant Principal at JLC
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