Regional Director of Attendance
Melissa Wilkinson is the Regional Director of Attendance, working across the 8 academies that make up the Southern Region of Outwood Grange Academies Trust. She has a degree in History and a Professional Certificate in Children’s Services (Education Welfare).
Melissa worked as a Local Authority Education Welfare Officer and Education Welfare Manager before joining the Outwood Grange Academy trust in 2015 as Attendance Manager for Outwood Academy Valley. Since then, she has also worked with Outwood Academies Newbold and City to improve whole school attendance and became Regional Director of Attendance in September 2018.