Meet The Team

Gemma Peebles – Principal / Director

Gemma has over a decade of experience working in Post-16 education, both in teaching and senior leadership. She has specialised in school improvement and improving outcomes for young people. In her last 3 posts she has taken the provision successfully to Ofsted ‘Good’. Gemma is a Business and Enterprise specialist with a BA in Accounting and Financial Management and Business Studies.

Her mantra ‘tell me what you want to achieve and we will make it happen.’

Gemma is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Careers Lead

Jill Garbutt – Governor

With a wealth of experience covering all ages and abilities, Jill has recently retired from teaching after a career spanning over 38 years teaching in the local area. Jill has worked in senior leadership roles and will now be working with the Principal to help ensure that all students achieve their highest educational potential.

Tony Hirst – Governor

Tony has lived and worked in Doncaster all his life, working in one of Doncaster’s longest established manufacturers for over 50 years. Tony is working with the college to ensure that students and parents receive the best value for money and that spending is kept to budget.