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Staff List

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(@ November 2018)

Leadership team

Ms A Simpson Headteacher
Mr M Crow Deputy Headteacher
Ms L McCullagh Deputy Headteacher

Mrs S Rose

Assistant Headteacher, Head of Drama

Mr M Smith

Assistant Headteacher, Director of ICT and eLearning

Mrs C Fernandez

Assistant Headteacher KS5; Media Studies

Miss K Farrell Assistant Headteacher, Inclusion
Mrs K Ross School Business Manager

Teaching staff

Mr D Brady

Head of Year 7 and Transition; Head of Physics

Mrs L Brooker

Head of Year 10; Geography

Ms I Buckles


Dr D Burke Physics Teacher

Mrs H Burns

KS3 Coordinator English

Mrs K Calvert Head of Media Studies

Mr S Carr


Mrs E Cherry Head of Sociology and Psychology

Mr G Chisholm

English, Religion and Philosophy

Mrs S Clayton DT

Mrs H Clegg

Second in MFL

Miss T Cooper

English; EPQ Coordinator; KS5 Pastoral Support

Mrs J Corp

Head of Year 13; English

Mr S Cowley Business and Economics

Mrs C Dhanowa

Head of Biology

Mrs C Dodds

Head of Year 8; Geography

Dr A Donovan


Mr P Douse Head of KS3, Year 9, Physical Education

Mr K Downing

Head of Physical Education

Mr G Dupont-Panon Mathematics
Mrs A Ganguli Mathematics

Mrs R Gillan

Head of Mathematics (maternity leave)

Mrs J Girdlestone

Business; Mathematics; i/c of Statistics

Mr D Gould

Head of English

Mrs P Gray MFL

Mr A Hammond


Mrs J Hannah DT
Mr C Hart Head of KS4 and Year 11, Physical Education

Mrs F Hawkes

Head of RE, Philosophy and Ethics

Mrs A Hayyeh


Mr C Hortense


Mr C Humphrey

Head of ICT

Mr T Joris Head of Music
Mrs P Kerali Business and Economics

Mrs D King

Music Teacher

Ms A Kublik

Head of Art and Design

Mr R Lamb Art and Design
Miss R Leseelleur Head of Year 12; MFL; UCAS/Destinations Lead

Ms R Lovera

Second in the English Department

Mr P Lund


Mr S Marsh Chemistry

Mrs J Mason


Mr S Mason

Head of Governments & Politics; History

Mrs J Mawn Lead Practitioner Science (Biology)

Mr D Menzies

Second in the Physical Education Dept

Mrs S Mercer Lead Practitioner Science (Chemistry)
Ms L Merricks Head of History
Mr M Miller Second in Mathematics

Mr L Morris


Dr R Newbold Chemistry
Mr G Podesta Music

Mr J Pratt


Mr R Price

Physical Education

Mr S Rockell


Mr C Ross

Head of Business and Economics; i/c of Careers and WRL

Mr F Sarsah Chemistry

Mr C Scott

Physical Education; ICT

Mrs L Smith

Food and Nutrition

Mr B Southgate

Religion and Philosophy

Mr G Stevens

DT: Head of Graphics

Mrs L Thomas


Mrs J Thomson

Second in the Geography Dept

Mr P Wheeler


Mr S Wolstenholme English

Foreign language assistants

Mrs L Bainbridge


Mrs C Moreau


Non-teaching staff

Mrs R Adkin

Sixth Form Administrator and Admissions; Careers Coordinator

Mrs K Bailey Attendance Officer

Mr T Bance

Network Manager

Mr K Barber Caretaker

Mrs V Barnes

Pastoral Support KS3

Miss C Battell Cover Manager; Assistant Exams Officer

Mr M Beard

Chief Science Technician / Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Miss C Beauville Learning Support Assistant

Mrs L Bell-Mann

Examinations Officer

Dr N Brett

Science Technician

Mr K Brown


Mr I Butt

Learning Support Assistant

Mr G Chantler Cover Supervisor
Mrs K Clucas Acting Head's PA
Mr D Conway ICT Network Technician

Mrs A Davies

Data Administrator Officer

Mrs W Davy Pastoral Support KS4

Mrs P Fedrick

Educational Visits Coordinator and DofE Coordinator

Mr J Fiveash

Audio Visual / ICT Technician

Mrs P Gray

Marketing and Communications

Mr D Hall

Science Technician

Mrs C Harper Finance Assistant

Mrs T Harris

Data Manager and Development Manager

Mrs G Hibbert

Pastoral Support KS5

Mrs J Humphrey Food Studies Technician and Cover Supervisor
Mr J Kirk DT: Design Technology Technician

Mr J Lightowler

Site Manager’s Assistant

Mr A Mason

3G Pitch Supervisor

Mrs M Masters

Administrator (Reprographics)

Mrs V McLaren

School Office Manager

Mr A Mitchell Site Manager

Mrs B Mitchell

Laboratory Technician

Miss S Mooney

Cover Supervisor

Mrs A Moth Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Miss A Munro

Art Technician

Mrs K Murrell

Food, Preparation and Nutrition Technician

Mrs M Musselwhite Steel Library Manager
Mrs J Nash

School Office Administrator

Mrs B Nemet

School Office Administrator (Reception)

Mrs S Nicholds Finance Manager

Mr L Nicholls

Head Caretaker

Ms L Outten Campaign Manager
Mrs K Palmer Clerk to the Board of Governors

Miss R Spicer

School Office Administrator (maternity leave)

Mrs H Thunstrom School Office Administrator (maternity cover)

Mrs S Tripathi

Science Technician

Mrs A Withers Assistant SENCO
Mr A Wager 3G Pitch Supervisor
Mrs M Yasir Cover Supervisor