North Bristol Post 16 Centre

North Bristol Post 16 Centre

North Bristol Post 16 Centre

Cotham and Redland Green Learning Communities

Leadership Team

Owen Tiplady, Post 16 Assistant Headteacher, Redland Green Learning Community

He has worked in a number of secondary schools in East London and Bristol, and joined Redland Green School in 2008.  He has held a number of different roles within the Post-16 team and is enthusiastic about facilitating students to achieve their full potential in all areas of the curriculum.Owen, a business and economics specialist, is Assistant Headteacher for Post 16 at the Redland Green Learning Community.

 Aimi Potter, Post 16 Assistant Headteacher, Cotham Learning Community

Aimi joined the North Bristol Post 16 Centre in September 2014. She has worked in three different schools in the South West in a number of different roles, including Head of Department and Head of Sixth Form.


After gaining a degree in English Literature, Aimi worked in a range of fields including broadcasting and youth work. She enjoys adventure travel and took part in a World Challenge expedition as a school leaver; this motivated her to lead a group of students on a similar expedition while in her first teaching post. More recently, she has trekked to Everest Base Camp and the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.


Aimi has found her greatest satisfaction working with Post 16 students. She is supported by a fantastic team who work relentlessly to ensure the best possible achievements and pathways for the students at the centre.   

Sarah Haine, Post 16 Student Services Leader, Redland Green Learning Community

Sarah graduated from UWE in 2009 with a post graduate diploma in careers guidance. Prior to this, Sarah, a business graduate, was a marketing manager and spent 10 years working for a number of national and international organisations based in the south east. She grew up in Stroud and this new career direction has brought her back to her roots in the south west.