Mr Andy Reese,54, has been appointed as the interim executive principal of Bishop of Rochester Academy.

Mr Reese is currently the head teacher of Greenacre School in Walderslade. The appointment has been made with the express purpose of working with the senior team at the academy to shape future strategic direction and drive performance improvements.

Mr Reese is an experienced school leader who is committed to improving the outcomes and opportunities for young people through partnership working within and across schools.

The sponsors and governors of Bishop of Rochester Academy remain resolutely committed to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of learning and behaviour at the academy.