Colin Grand, DAES Interim PrincipalIn October 2017 Colin Grand took up the role of Interim Principal of the Studio, when Principal Ruth Bradbury was seconded to become the Principal of the University Technical College MediaCityUK in Salford. Colin, who has been with the Studio school since it opened in 2013 was confirmed as the permanent Principal in May 2018.

Ian Clark, the Chair of the Studio School’s Local Governing Committee, said: “With the support of our staff and cluster partner schools we are confident that Colin and the Studio School team will continue to grow the Studio and continue to provide students with the successful specialist education it offers in creative digital, technical digital, health, social and child care.”