Meet the team

Our team includes experienced school leaders and teachers, construction industry specialists, and a range of ex-professional sportsmen and women, all passionate about providing educational opportunities for young people.

Danny

Danny

Danny is a Director of ALP England and currently runs the Fishponds branch, being DDSL for this site. His history includes many years of industry experience managing a team of engineers and later, leading a local secondary school as headteacher in charge of Curriculum.

Paul

Paul

Paul is a Director of ALP England and currently runs the Fishponds branch. Paul is the DSL for ALP England. His history involves working as a microbiologist and later, as a teacher, leading a local secondary school as Deputy Head, responsible for pastoral and safeguarding elements.

Rhian

Rhian

Rhian is currently running the Kingswood branch and is DDSL for this site. Rhian has many years exeperience working with younger students; as a Primary school teacher and a Level 3 British Gymnastics qualified coach. Later on, moving into a management position within a large primary school; leading Mathematics, Data and Assessment.

Darren

Darren

Darren is currently running the Hengrove branch and is DDSL for this unit. Darren has many years industry experience working as an engineer, owning successful businesses in this sector. Darren is also a qualified secondary teacher, most recently holding a senior position in charge of behaviour and pastoral care within a local  secondary school.

Gary

Gary

Gary is workshop manager in the Hengrove branch. He has multiple years of industry experience in most areas of the construction trades, being a skilled joiner and metal worker. He also worked for many years as a secondary D&T teacher, where he led the department in Construction, Engineering and Product Design.

Charlie

Charlie

Charlie is the workshop manager in the Fishponds branch, having years of industry experience working on-site in the construction trades. Charlie loves a new challenge and we have found there is nothing he cannot turn his hand to.

Brandon

Brandon

Brandon is the Learning Mentor at the Hengrove branch and has an impressive background as a professional footballer for Bristol City. He currently plays semi-professionally for a number of teams in the local area, and has plans to become a PE teacher in the future.

Jaden

Jaden

Jaden is the Learning Mentor at the Fishponds branch and was also previously a professional footballer at Bristol City. Jaden is looking to continue his professional career in sport, but is enjoying his current learning mentor role with ALP Bristol.

Claudia

Claudia

Claudia is the Teaching Assistant at the Kingswood branch. Previously she was a professional gymnast; competing in many major international competitions for Great Britain, including World Championships and Olympic Games. Claudia has a level 2 gymnastics coaching qualification and has worked alongside young athletes in sport for many years, sharing her passion and knowledge with the next generation.