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Who is who? (inc. full staff list)


Senior Leadership Team

Mr Jefferies headshot
Mr Steven Jefferies NPQH
Head teacher
Policy and Strategy

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Mrs Laura Laszcz NPQSL
Assistant Head / SLE
Teaching, Learning & Enrichment
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Mr Michael McCulley FCCT, FRSA
Deputy Head
Curriculum, Standards and Exams

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Mrs Nash headshot
Miss Dawn Price NPQSL
Associate Assistant Head
Student Futures / Head of Geography
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Ms Thompson headshot
Ms Nicola Thompson
Assistant Head
Pupil Pogress and Safeguarding
(Designated Safeguarding Lead)

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Mrs Anne Alsop
Business Manager
Finance, Estates & Strategy

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Click here for more detailed information about the roles and responsibilities of our Senior Leadership Team


Extended Curriculum Leadership Team

Mrs Rachel McGhie
Head of Faculty
English, Languages and the Arts
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Ms Emma Gault
Head of Faculty
Mathematics & Technology
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Mrs Lynette Pigott
Head of Faculty
Physical Sciences
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Mrs Laura Laszcz NPQSL
Head of Faculty / SLE
Social Sciences
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Mrs Cheryl Grantham
Support for Learning
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Ms Amber Shipley
Associate Extended Leadership Team
Head of History/Initial Teacher Training
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Pastoral Leadership Team

Should students have any concerns when they are in school, they should speak to their form tutor, or Pastoral Managers. Pastoral Managers are usually parents' first point of contact: click here for the Pastoral Team Contact Details and detailed well-being information, support and advice.


Student Leadership

Dylan Samani
Head Boy

Thomas Smith
Deputy Head Boy

Eleanor Mula-Young
Head Girl

Honor Yeomans
Deputy Head Girl


Teaching Team

Faculty of English, Languages and the Arts

Mrs R McGhie BA, PGCE - Head of Faculty (English)
Miss L Hart BSc, PGCE - Second in English
Mrs C Grantham BA, PGCE - English/Literacy Coordinator
Mr G Discenza BA, PGCE - Head of MFL/Mentoring
Mr S Jefferies BA, MEd, PGCE, NPQH - Teacher of English
Miss B Cunliffe BEd, PGCE - Teacher of English

Mrs E Jones - Teacher of English
Ms A Moon BA, MA, PGCE - Teacher of English/Drama
Mrs S Wright 
BA, PGCE - Teacher of English/Drama
Ms H Tedford 
BA, PGCE, PGTEFL - School Librarian
Mme M Pierre Agrégation (QTS) - Teacher of MFL/Mathematics
Mrs E Wootton BA, PGDip, PGCE - Teacher of MFL

Sub-Faculty of Performing Arts

Miss S Blyth BMus, PGCE, SLE - Director of Performing Arts (Music)
Mr S Eagles BA, PGCA, PGCE - Head of Acting
Mrs L Monk BA, GTP (QTS) - Head of Dance
Mrs J Gadd BA, PGCE - Head of Art
Mr M McCulley 
BA, DipEd (QTS), ALAM, FCCT, FRSA - Teacher of Acting

Faculty of Mathematics & Technology

Miss E Gault BSc, PGCE - Head of Faculty (Mathematics)
Mr H Needham BSc, PGDE - Second in Mathematics
Mrs J Bharaj - Teacher of IT/Business
Ms L Munro
, PGCE - Head of D&T/Food Preparation & Nutrition
Mr C Penn BA, PGCE - Teacher of Mathematics
Ms F Corrado
 Laurea Magistrale, PGCE - Teacher of Mathematics
Miss C Du, PGDE - Teacher of Mathematics
Miss N Davies BA, PGDE - Teacher of Mathematics
Ms E Devine BA, PGCSW, PGCE - Teacher of Design Technology

Faculty of Social Sciences / PHSRE

Mrs L Laszcz BA, PGCE, NPQSL - Head of Faculty (History)
Mrs A Shipley BA, 
MA, PGCE - Head of History/ITT
Miss D Price BA, PGCE, NPQSL - Head of Geography/Pupil Futures
Mrs L Field BA, PGCE - Teacher of Geography
Mrs C Ellis-Brook 
BSc - Teacher of Geography

Faculty of Physical Sciences

Mrs L Pigott BSc, PGCE - Head of Faculty (Science)
Mr M Willard BSc, MSc, PGCE - Second in Science
Mr P McDowell BA, PGCE - Head of Physical Education
Ms H Smail HND, BSc (Hons), PGCE - Science/DofE Award Manager
Ms S Rafiq BSc, PGDE - Teacher of Science
Mrs H Ahmed - Teacher of Science
Mr M Parmer 
BSc, PGCE - Teacher of Science
Mrs N Thompson BA, PGCE - Teacher of Physical Education
Mrs S Campton BEd (QTS) - Teacher of Physical Education
Mr M Rayner DipTRT - Teacher of Physical Education
Ms P Williams - Teacher of Physical Education







Support Teams

Learning Support Team

Mrs C Grantham BA, PGCE - SENDCo
Mrs K Ellis - Associate SENDCo/Support Manager

Ms T Dias BA - Associate Teacher, High Needs
Mrs C Ellis-Brook 
BSc - Associate Teacher, Science

Mrs S Abrahams LL.B, PGDipLP - Cover Supervisor
Mrs G Stone Cert.Ed (QTS) - Cover Supervisor

Mrs L Smedley - Teaching Assistant
Mrs F Titterton - Teaching Assistant


Support Technicians

Mrs C Messett BSc, PGDE - Science
Mrs S Dunnett BSc - Science
Mrs S Maher 
BSc - Science
Mr D Nelson - Design Technology
Mrs L Smedley - Food Preparation & Nutrition

Business and Administration

Mrs A Alsop BSc, DipM, DipMRS - School Business Manager
Mrs S Smith - SIMS/School Census/Office Manager
Mrs S Longden - Headteacher's PA/Data Manager
Ms F Lovell - Finance Manager
Mrs L Sankey - Finance/Community Liaison Officer
Mrs W Kelly - Examinations Officer
Mrs C Jennings - Attendance Officer

Ms R Fulbrook - Pastoral Manager
Mrs D Reynolds - Pastoral Manager
Mrs N Pearsall - Pastoral Manager
Mrs S Lewis - Lettings/Educational Visits/Music Tuition
Mrs S Chisnall - Receptionist/Administration team
Miss N Kristunas - Business Administration Apprentice

Network and IT

Mr E Cooper - Network Manager
Mr C Cleaver - IT Technician

Site Team

Mrs J Stedman - Operations Manager/Kitchen Supervisor
Mr R Dudley - Site Team
Mr D Moreton - Site Team

Catering Team

Mrs C Norrington – Catering Manager
Mrs J Weaver - Catering Manager
Miss D Reed - Catering Assistant
Miss S Williams - Catering Assistant
Ms D Gorska - Catering Assistant
Miss W Handy - Catering Assistant