Luke Staniforth

Vice Principal
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Luke Staniforth, Vice Principal

Luke started his teaching career in September 2009, after completing a degree in Mathematics with Finance (BSc Hons) at the University of Leeds. Luke’s first teaching placement was at Don Valley, where he secured a job as Teacher of Maths to start in September 2010. Luke has been part of the Don Valley community ever since, taking on the roles of Head of Year 11 and Curriculum Leader of Mathematics, whilst also taking a year out of teaching to travel in September 2014.

Luke joined the senior leadership in September 2017, working in the Deep Learning team. Since then, he has developed a passion for curriculum, ensuring it is broad and balanced for our students ending with strong outcomes for all. As Vice Principal, Luke oversees the day-to-day running of the Academy and is dedicated to the mission of ‘Changing Lives’. Luke is proud to be part of #TeamDVA and the incomparable culture this has created.