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Staff List

Staff List


Principal : Mrs J Burton

Senior Vice Principal : Mr R Middleton

Vice Principals

Mr T Billam

Mr J Firth

Assistant Principals

Mr P Bocking

Mrs G Brainwood

Mrs P Smith


Mrs A Owen

Business Manager: Mrs L Barratt

Heads of Year 

Miss H Taylor () : Transition & Year 7

Mr A Smith () : Year 8

Miss L Montgomery () : Year 9

Mr C Smith () : Year 10

Mr R Smart () : Year 11

Mrs A Owen () : 6th Form

Teaching Departments

Creative Arts 

Mrs A Owen () : Head of Creative Arts

Miss S Anderson

Mrs D Conway

Mrs L Hazelton

Mrs P Smith


Miss J Neville () : Head of English

Miss A Blair

Ms N Lewis

Miss K Monkman

Miss L Montgomery

Mrs J Tudor

Mrs S Westley


Mr T Duffell () : Head of KS4 Humanities

Mr W Ross () : Head of KS3 Humanities

Mr P Bocking

Mrs G Bowers

Miss R Burrows

Mr G Oddey

Miss M Ridley

Modern Foreign Languages 

Mrs G Brainwood () : Head of Languages

Mrs T Charlton

Mr W Ross

Performing Arts 

Mrs J Ede () : Head of Performing Arts

Mrs R Brooks (maternity leave)

Miss C Grainger

Mr C McDevitt

Miss C Pilgrim

Miss H Taylor

Physical Education 

Mr S Harris () : Head of Physical Education

Mrs S Finney

Mrs R McVeigh

Mr R Smart

Mr C Smith


Mrs C Wiles () : Head of Science

Mr A Blackshaw

Mr J Brainwood

Mr P Dunn

Miss L Hunter

Miss E Jepson

Mrs C Leech


Mrs S Evans () : Head of Mathematics

Mrs A Armitage

Mr T Billam

Mr J Firth

Mr A Glover

Mrs A Gurnham

Mr S Routhorn

Mr A Smith

Computing and Business

Mr W Francis

Hair and Beauty

Mrs K Olrod () : Head of Hair and Beauty

Mrs M Hathaway

Support Staff

Business Manager

Mrs L Barratt

Behaviour, Inclusion and SMSC

Mrs S Clarke

Mrs S Meeks

Mrs J O'Keeffe

Mrs L Pritchett

Pastoral Support

Miss E Buckoke : Year 7-9

Mrs A Kemal : Year 12&13

Mrs J Trille : Year 10&11


Mrs P Smith ()  : SENCO

Mrs M Van Davies


Ms N Raven

Mrs M Quantrill

Teaching Assistants

Mrs H Buckoke : EAL coordinator

Mrs V Cooper

Miss S Danby

Mrs L Yeoman

Cover Supervisors

Miss K Neal

Mrs O Poulton

Mrs H Sandiford


Mrs S Barrett

Mrs R Patenall


Mrs S Browning

Miss A Savage

Exams Officer

Mrs S Chambers

PA to Principal

Mrs D Pilcher

6th Form Administration

Mrs K Blick : Administration Manager

Mrs J Steele


Mrs M Ablett : Finance Manager


Miss S Attwood


Mrs K Lowe


Mr L Ward : Site Manager

Mrs M Bilson

Mrs E Busby

Mrs D Cottage

Mr M Stephenson

IT Support 

Mr R Clark : Network Manager

Mr A Cooper

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