Matthew Tate is Headteacher at Hartsdown Academy. Matthew was the founding Headteacher of Trinity School, Sevenoaks opening the school in 2013. The school achieved a Good rating from Ofsted within 5 terms of opening and in 2015 was the 7th most popular school in Kent. Prior to this, Matthew has a track record of school improvement working in the Senior Leadership teams of several schools in challenging circumstances. He believes that an excellent education is a matter of justice and that working as a group of schools will ensure that all children, whatever their circumstances, can achieve.