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Dixons Academies Trust

Gemma Rothenburg

Principal, Dixons Unity Academy

Gemma studied her degree at Hull University and completed a GTP in Primary education. She has since spent the majority of her career in secondary schools. Gemma has been a Head of Humanities ensuring the department achieved the strongest outcomes in the academy's’ history. During this time Gemma completed a Masters in Teaching and Learning.

Gemma became a Deputy Headteacher of Oasis Immingham in 2016 and was fundamental in the Academy’s Good judgement at Ofsted. This was the first time the school had ever been judged as good. During her time as a Deputy Headteacher she led teaching and learning, curriculum design and the development of the middle leadership team.

Gemma is passionate in ensuring education gives young people a choice regardless of their background.

Gemma joined Dixons Unity in November 2018 as Senior Vice Principal and was appointed Principal in September 2021. Gemma is committed to the academy’s transformation and our improvement in outcomes and life chances for our students.