Park Lane Academy

‘We aspire to be the best at everything we do’


Miss Corrigan started her career in teaching in 1995 at South Halifax High School.
Since that time she has worked in 8 different schools across 6 different local authorities and also held a posts as a Senior Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University.

Her career has been very diverse, including 5 years on the leadership team of an outstanding school, working in a challenging school in Liverpool and working across a hub of underperforming schools, focused upon school improvement, as a Director of Academy Improvement.

She is a Science teacher by trade and led a Faculty of 20 staff to achieve the highest results in the LA and throughout most of Yorkshire whilst in post. Since that time,  she has been an Assistant Head Teacher for Key Stage 4, a Vice Principal in 2 different Schools and a Head Teacher. 

She is wholly committed to raising standards of teaching and in providing our students with the best possible chances in life.  She loves her  job and the students and staff she works  with make it all worthwhile.

As a results of her past experience, she has previously been invited to run workshops at the National Outstanding Teachers Conference and this year, she will be a guest speaker at the National Inspiring Leadership Conference.

Latest News

Students, parents and carers, staff, governors and visitors were invited into school to celebrate the many successes of the year. This positive evening had students from all year groups come together to celebrate as a learning family. Read more

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This year’s Careers Convention was held on Wednesday 7th March and was a great success! We had nearly 30 businesses, apprenticeship providers, universities and colleges attend to inspire our students and open their eyes to different careers opportunities there are out there. Students from years 8 through to 11 had ... Read more

Fantastic well done to all our KS4 students to took part in the motivation and revision sessions yesterday. Student comments were “Awesome!”, “Big thank you for helping me change the way I will work to achieve my goals”, “I will now be able to revise more effectively now I know ... Read more

Rapid success with reading! At the end of the Spring 1 half term, we’ve celebrated success in Accelerated Reader lessons. Students in Year 7, 8 and 9 have received Silver or Gold certificates for making over four months progress in their reading age, in a three month period. We’re also ... Read more

We held a pancake eating competition to help raise funds for the school prom, below are a few photos of the event. Click an image to enlarge. Read more

Our Student Council for this academic year met for the first time on Friday. The first of many meetings where students can contribute to the development of our learning family. Read more

‘what a fantastic achievement from our learning family. The support our students and parents/carers have given to our Macmillan fundraising event has been fantastic. I am overwhelmed at the way our learning family pulls together and at their generous nature. Very proud of our team’. Read more

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