We're delighted to welcome our new Principal who has worked in a leadership role within the education industry for many years.
Dawn Venn officially took up the post of Principal at Oasis Academy Johanna at the start of the new term and is eager to continue to build and drive forward the great work already taken place at the academy.
Dawn became a teacher in September 1999 having graduated with BMus (Hons) from University of Huddersfield in 1998, and then completed her PGCE with Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds. She has been a senior leader, and most recently a deputy headteacher, in a North London primary school spanning eight years.
Dawn Venn, Principal at Oasis Academy Johanna commented saying; “I am honoured to have been appointed as Principal at Oasis Academy Johanna. I believe a great education is the key to success in life. I will continue to build upon the values and ethos at the academy ensuring that the children, staff, and the wider community, continue to grow together as successful, respectful, and independent learners.”
“It’s been a great start to the new academic year and I’m looking forward to many conversations with our amazing pupils and the wider community. Thank you for making me feel so welcome.”
Since before the summer term, Mrs Venn has enjoyed many informal conversations with pupils, and looks forward to countless more this term as she gets to know the academy.
Adam Browne, Regional Director for London & South East Primaries at Oasis Community Learning, added; “Mrs Venn is a school leader with an extensive career in education and shows commitment to ensuring every child gets the support they need to make great progress. Under Dawn’s leadership, Oasis Academy Johanna will continue to provide an exceptional education at the heart of the community.”
“During interview, the panel were very impressed with her very clear vision and direction for the academy, her expectations for teaching and learning, and her passion to ensure every child receives the very best education at Oasis Academy Johanna.”