Aerial photograph from a plane of the Brook Street campus

Beverley Cleves

Group Vice Principal of Student Support Services

Bev started her career as a lecturer in 1996, progressing to curriculum section leader within a specialist residential land based college, where her focus was on FE, HE and curriculum resource development.  This included establishing a range of industry links for animal management. She then moved into General FE as Head of Quality and Student Support Services, with additional responsibility for the Health and Social Care and Public Services curriculum provision.

She joined Hadlow College in 2008, leading Student Support Services and the student residential provision. She has successfully led a range of curriculum and support teams through four residential care Ofsted inspections, achieving outstanding in every aspect of all four inspections. Beverley was appointed as a member of the Senior Management Team in 2010, Assistant Principal for Student Support Services for the Hadlow Group in October 2014 and in 2016 became a member of the Hadlow Group Executive team as Group Vice Principal for Student Support Services.

Bev has a first class honours degree in Biochemistry, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law and the Post Graduate Certificate in Education for post compulsory education. She qualified as a Veterinary Nurse with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, is a senior safeguarding lead and completed the LSIS Senior Leadership Course for Aspiring Principals in 2012.