Esther Bilby - SENDCo/Associate Assistant Principal, Deep Learning

Esther has worked at Outwood Academy Ripon since September 2017 as a teacher of French and was promoted to Head of Languages in 2018. She grew up in Ripon and feels a strong commitment to offering the students in our community the highest quality educational experience. She has eight years teaching experience and has a keen interest in developing expertise in teaching and learning strategies.
Esther is passionate about ensuring that all of our students experience a curriculum and school career which is rich in knowledge and provides opportunities for students to deepen and extend their learning. In 2018, she also became AAP and has introduced the Y7 and Y8 Honours Programme to the academy. She prioritises keeping up-to-date with current research on how students learn and is keen to bring this knowledge to classrooms across the academy, to maintain the focus on outstanding teaching.