About Stone Soup Academy

You will find key information regarding our admission arrangements, our history and ethos and links to key documentation.

Studying at Stone Soup Academy

Information on our courses, what our students can expect, what we expect in return.

Introduction from the Principal

Introduction from the Principal summarising the core principles of the school and our journey so far


Aftab Hussain (Chair of Governors)

(Finance & Special Purposes Committee)

Bethany Adams

 (Teaching & Learning Committee)

Colin Bradley

 (Teaching & Learning Committee)

Colin works as the Head of D2N2 at Groundwork. Prior to joining the team at Groundwork, he set up the social enterprise which founded Stone Soup. Colin’s background is in setting up and managing new projects and businesses; with Groundwork, he has led the Talent Match project as well as adding a new £7.4million project, Building Better Opportunities, to his area of responsibility.   


Tina Byrom

(Teaching & Learning Committee Chair)

Dr Tina Byrom is an experienced educationalist with over 25 years teaching experience. She taught music, music technology and performing arts in a number of secondary schools before completing a PhD study on widening participation in higher education and then moving onto lecture in higher education. She currently works as a Professional Development Officer (Teaching and Learning) at The University of Nottingham.Tina is also on the Board of Directors at the National Ice Centre and has Safeguarding as one of her areas of responsibility. Tina is married with two children and enjoys walking her two (rather large) dogs!  

Daniel Hanson

 (Finance & Special Purposes Committee)