Primary school welcomes new principal

Lindsay Evans is the new principal at Castle Batch Primary School Academy.

Lindsay Evans is the new principal at Castle Batch Primary School Academy. - Credit: Shane Dean

A Worle primary school has welcomed a new principal.

Lindsay Evans is the new principal at Castle Batch Primary School Academy.

Devon-born Lindsay has led schools across the country and for the past few years has been a headteacher in North Yorkshire.

Lindsay said: “I am so delighted to be principal at what I have already seen is a caring, inclusive academy.

"The children and staff have been so welcoming already.”

Castle Batch has a new library, a creative curriculum and a Jill Dando News Centre to train up young reporters.

Lisa Dadds, head of primary education at The Priory Learning Trust, said: “Lindsay is a superb appointment and will fit in extremely well.

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"These are very exciting times for the children, staff, families and community.”

Neville Coles,  the trust's chief executive, added: “We give a big welcome to Lindsay and thank acting principal Sally Taylor for all her brilliant work over the past year.”

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