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Our staff

Please be aware that it is not possible for staff to respond immediately to emails.

We ask staff to respond to any parental email within 2 working days of the email being sent. We would ask that if your query is urgent, or of a sensitive nature, that you call the school on 01245 264451. Our Reception is open from 8am to 4.15pm Monday to Thursday and from 8am to 4pm on Fridays. 

Please be aware that to use the email links below you will need to have your local email client configured, this could be Outlook, Window Live Mail, Thunderbird, Apple Mail etc. If you do not use an email client, you will need to enter the required email address in the send/To box when composing an email.


Mr S Mansell


Ms C Noble

Deputy Headteacher (Behaviour, Safety & Welfare)

Mr S Jones

Deputy Headteacher (Teaching, Learning & Progress)

Ms L Grover

Assistant Headteacher (Student Engagement and Wellbeing)

Mr P Taplin

Assistant Headteacher (Teaching and Learning)

Ms A Thorne

Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion and SENCO)

Ms S Dodson

Lead Practitioner & Initial Teacher Training Coordinator - Teacher of Mathematics

Mr P Keech

Lead Practitioner and CPD Coordinator - Teacher of English

Mr P Butler

Associate Leader (Character and Culture) - Head of Performing & Creative Arts

Ms S-J Hayes

Associate Leader (Achievement for All) - Head of Humanities

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Heads of Year / Pastoral Team

Ms S Smyth

Head of Year 7 - Teacher of History

Mr J Farrington

Head of Year 8 - Teacher of English

Ms L Martyn-Smith

Head of Year 9 - Teacher of Humanities

Ms H Burton

Head of Year 10 - Teacher of PE

Mr D Page

Head of Year 11 - Teacher of PE - Teacher of BTEC Sport

Ms A Whitehead

Head of Sixth Form - Teacher of Sociology

Ms K Cherry

Sixth Form Coordinator

Ms J Oliver

Upper School Pastoral Manager Years 9, 10, 11

Ms D Layton-Smith

Lower School Pastoral Manager Years 7 & 8

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Heads of House

Ms J Winstone

Head of Cornwell

Ms J Ellinopoulou

Head of Hawking

Ms S Boyce

Head of Nightingale

Ms C Down

Head of Bronte

Ms S Lee

Head of Holmes

Ms C Dezert

Head of Attenborough

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Ms D Beazeley

Acting Head of Faculty

Ms K Nally

Acting Deputy Head of Faculty

Mr D Baker

Ms C Down

Ms J Ellinopoulou

Mr J Farrington

Ms S James

Mr P Keech

Lead Practitioner

Ms H Rogers

Ms N Ross

Head of Film and Media studies

Ms S Stout

Ms K Toleman

Ms A Wilson

Ms E Woodhull

Ms S Clarke

Ms S Snow

English Intervention Tutor

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Mr I Kennedy

Head of Faculty

Ms S Ruffell

Deputy Head of Faculty

Mr D Carlton

Lead Practitioner

Ms S Dodson

Lead Practitioner

Ms D Fayz

Ms S Horgan

Mr S Mansell

Mr P McManus

Mr C Mugabe

Mr S Poththewela

Ms A Russell

Ms L Smith

Mr Y Deavers


Ms S Keshavarz


Ms A Maahs

Maths Intervention Tutor

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Ms T Gage-Pascoe

Head of Faculty

Ms J Chittenden

Deputy Head of Faculty

Mr R Coxhead

Head of Chemistry

Ms M Hellary

Head of Biology

Mr A Reed

Head of Physics

Ms C Baker

Ms E Blackmore

Ms R Breame

Ms E Hatton

Mr S Youssef

Mr A Gutteridge


Ms H Chandler

Science Intervention Tutor

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Ms S-J Hayes

Head of Faculty

Mr J Daggar

Deputy Head of Faculty

Ms C Allen

Ms L Bruns

Mr J Caba

Head of Religious Education

Ms L Grover

Ms S Hellen

Mr S Jones

Mr A Rogers

Ms S Smyth

Mr K Wells

Ms S Wells

Head of Geography

Ms A Whitehead

Ms L Wigglesworth

Ms M Hale

Head of Social Sciences

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Computing, Business & Technology

Mr O Smith

Acting Head of Computing, Business & Technology

Ms K Budden

Ms C Goodwin

Mr S Hector

Head of Business & Economics

Ms J Oreilly

Ms L Rees

Ms J Silvester

Mr A Vidler

Ms G Fitzmaurice

Head of Food Technology

Mr J Ward

Ms L Beaumont

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Modern Foreign Languages

Ms V Lamb

Head of Faculty

Ms K Martin

Deputy Head of Faculty Head of French

Ms R Cohen

Ms C Dezert

Ms J Proud

Ms E Real Pascual

Ms J Robertson

Head of German

Ms M Allen

Mr S Novell

Head of Spanish

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Performing & Creative Arts

Mr P Butler

Head of Faculty & Head of Dance

Ms L Willcox

Deputy Head of Faculty Head of Drama

Ms S Armstrong

Head of Art

Mr R Gentle

Ms E Glynn

Head of Art

Ms C Gravelle

Mr D Hardaker

Head of Music

Ms R Jenkins

Ms C Noble

Ms V Orenstein

Ms J Winstone

Mr P Mouchel

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Sport & PE

Mr C Ridgeway

Head of Faculty

Ms S Lee

Deputy Head of Faculty

Ms S Heaton

Ms H Burton

Mr D Lewis

Mr D Page

Ms S Boyce

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Learning Support

Ms A Thorne

Head of Faculty

Ms H Gray

Deputy Head of Faculty

Ms M Lyon

Learning Support Facilitator

Ms A Hepworth

Psychology Intervention Manager

Ms N Hurrell

Ms C Betty

Ms L Mullery

Ms P Threadgold

Ms M Waspe

Ms N Haagman

Mr J Goold

Ms I Nally

Ms E Coxon

Ms K Ward

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Professional Support Staff - Administration Team

Ms S Bradshaw

Cover Supervisor

Ms W Brooks

Attendance Officer

Ms C Cook

Finance Officer

Ms L Free

PA to Headteacher

Mr S Groom

Data Manager

Ms J Hudson

Finance Manager

Ms E Mariner

Exams Officer/Manager of Student services

Ms E Nelson

Attendance and Administration Officer

Ms P Page

Careers Advisor

Ms M Williams

HR Officer

Kathleen Whitfield

Exams Officer/Manager of Student services

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Professional Support Staff - Front Office Team

Ms G Hampshire

Office Manager

Ms J Blaydes

Administrative Assistant

Ms C Peck

Administrative Assistant/First Aid Officer

Ms A Self

Administrative Assistant

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Department Technicians

Ms S Bannister

Art Technician

Ms L Beaumont

Food Technology Technician

Ms L Perry

PE Technician

Mr D Self

Technology Technician

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Laboratory Technicians

Ms P Criddle

Senior Laboratory Technician

Ms L Maguire

Laboratory Technician

Ms W Fan

Science technician

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IT Network

Mr R Alsaadie

IT Network Manager

Mr A Wood

ICT Technician

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Library Team

Ms C Betty

After School Provision Assistant

Ms S Fosh

Library Assistant

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Premises Team

Mr T Orwell

Acting Premises Manager

Mr P English


Mr B Davis


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Midday Assistant

Ms L Beaumont

Midday Assistant

Ms C Betty

Midday Assistant

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Come and meet our fantastic team and our great facilities