About Hair at the Academy

Hair at the Academy is a training salon that helps students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to succeed.

About Us

Meet the Director

Mary Pugsley SSRH is a Hair and Beauty Tutor and Founder and Owner of Hair at the Academy. Mary is passionate about giving people the chance to train and succeed in getting into employment. She and her team have worked hard over the past 11 years to develop Hair at the Academy into the success it is today.
More than 200 students have taken qualifications, with a 95% pass rate.
Hair at the Academy continues to seek funding to extend its provision to meet the high level of demand for this specialist training. 
Mary Pugsley - Director

Our Story

Who are we?

We are a team of people brought together through Hair at the Academy, committed to making a difference to people’s lives through education to employment.

Our team includes:

















We’d like to say a big

Thank you!

Hair at the Academy would like to say a huge thank you to some wonderful people and organisations who, without their help, would not have made this great project happen. So many people and businesses have helped by giving up their time, services and money to help realise the dream and helping people grow and develop to reach employment. 

Glen King PR

Glen has been a tremendous help to promote the good word of what we do and offer to the community. Her expertise have helped use gain media coverage and maximise exposure for Hair at the Academy. 

Ken White Signs

Ken White Signs were fabulous in helping us brand our new location in 2020. They installed our external signage for us and help put us on the map – you can’t miss us when walking by! 

Incorporation of Weavers, Fullers and Shearmen

A special thanks to the Incorporation of Weavers, Fullers and Shearmen  at Tuckers Hall for their help and generosity to Hair at the Academy. Especially so for the help and support for young people.

European Union Social fund