Ark Dickens Primary Academy announces new headteacher

Ark Dickens Primary Academy is pleased to announce Ms Joy Waelend as our new, incoming interim headteacher.

Ms Waelend will take up the post in the New Year, bringing a wealth of experience in Portsmouth primary schools, having led St Jude’s CofE Primary School since 2011 and serving as interim Headteacher at Stamshaw Junior School.

Veronica Lloyd-Richards, Ark Dickens Primary Academy’s Chair of Governors, said: “Along with the rest of the governing body, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Duncan for his hard work and commitment to Ark Dickens and the community and to wish him well for the future.

“We are delighted to welcome Joy Waelend to the Ark Dickens family and look forward to working with her to driving the next phase of development of the school.”