Appointed as Head of School for September 2015, Mr Carr is a very experienced school leader, with a proven track record of successful school improvement. He joined Sandhill in January 2015 from Burnside Business & Enterprise College in North Tyneside where he had been Deputy Head teacher for the previous six years. Before that he held a number of other posts including Head of Sixth Form and as a manager of a behaviour exclusion provision within a school in Newcastle upon Tyne. Mr Carr has vast experience in curriculum models, behaviour systems, monitoring and evaluation and CIAG. He is an English, Drama, Media and Sociology specialist but his real interest is in pastoral care, positive student attitudes and good behaviour.