Meet the Team

Mrs Caroline Afolabi-Deleu


Managing Director


Caroline was trained as a teacher of French, English and History in Belgium and then, having married a Nigerian, went on to teach and work in Nigeria, Zimbabwe and England. She was a foreign language teacher and head of Modern Foreign Language department in Fulwell Grange Christian School in Sunderland, later becoming Grindon Hall Christian School. In 1995, she obtained a Masters in Business and Administration from the University of Durham. She has a passion for teaching and languages, especially for finding new ways of learning. She was the driving force behind setting up the social enterprise, which was initially called Going For Success and is now Success 4 All C.I.C..

Project Development

Management & Delivery of services

Training of Volunteers


Education Consultancy

Emily Wastell


Volunteer & Communications Manager

07588 217664

Emily, after developing a interest in Sociology as a student at Sixth Form went on to study Sociology at Newcastle University and graduated with a 2:1 in 2013. The field that interests Emily is the Sociology of Education and is passionate about educational development and change.

She joined as a Social Marketing volunteer in 2012 as part of her Career Development Module in her 3rd year of university. Following that, she stayed with Success4All during their summer school in 2013 through Newcastle University’s Summer Work Placement Scheme. Emily then continued as a Newcastle University Graduate Apprentice helping us to build up our co-operative and build community relationships. 

She hopes to stay with Success4All for a long time as she believes her passion and S4A’s project are a perfect match.

Busola Afolabi


Operational Manager

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Busola is a Drama graduate that joined Success4All in 2013. After graduating Busola has worked with two touring theatre companies as an AV technician, Stage Manager for Pleasance Edinburgh, as well as Front of House supervisor for Regents Park Open Air Theatre London.  She enjoys challenging the children & young people of Success4All artistically. Busola believes strongly that children & young people have the ability to  change their circumstances, if given the opportunity and guidance.

Since joining Busola has worked to raise funds for Success4All, so we can continue to allow children to shape their own futures, free from the social situations they are placed in.

Kirsty Hayward

STEM Engagement Manager

07588 217703

Kirsty joined Success4All as a volunteer tutor/befriender in 2014 whilst studying Biomedical Sciences at Newcastle University. In September 2015, Kirsty became a club leader and ran three Code Clubs whilst in her second and third years of her undergraduate degree – encouraging children and young people to explore coding and programming, whilst engaging other students to volunteer with S4A.

After graduating with a 2:1 in July 2017, Kirsty joined our team full-time as STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) Development and Clubs Coordinator. Since then, she has been busy creating new STEM outreach projects such as the STEM Challenge programme. Kirsty also manages all our other clubs, from coding to crafts, giving them a STEM twist as she is passionate that science and arts subjects should be accessible to everyone.

Iram Ditta

Media, Communications and Community Officer 

Iram was a volunteer tutor and befriender with Success4All at the Millin Centre Learning Hub in 2015. 

She has recently joined the Success4All team, writing blogs on our website and looking after all of our social media platforms, sharing stories of what goes on in our Hubs and Clubs. 

Learning Hub Coordinators

West End

Carnegie & Elswick

Fathima Hassim

07588 218670

Wingrove & Westgate

Stella Simbo

07588 217670



Outer West

Slatyford & Throckley

Eve Brennan

07588 217665

North Tyneside

Meadow Well 

Kate Carruthers

07588 217705

Assistant Learning Hub Coordinators

Slatyford, Throckley & Wingrove

Olivia Keenan

Elswick & Carnegie

Rukhsaar Hussain

Club Leaders


S4A Coders

Kirsty Hayward

07588 217703