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Ulverston Victoria High School

Ulverston Victoria
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Staff List

Updated for 2019/20 academic year


Headteacher: Mr M Hardwick
Deputy Headteachers: 

Mrs A Desbottes

Mrs S Hewson

Assistant Headteachers: 

Mr R Butler

Mrs A Cooper
Mr A Nayler

Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form Studies: Mr R Rastelli
Business Manager: Mr J Bowe

Pastoral Leaders 

Year 7: Mrs S Cooper
Year 8: Miss S Fisher
Year 9:

Mrs R Osborne 

Year 10:

Mr A Pearson

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mr N Hall

Year 11: 

Mrs K Hayton

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mrs P Anderson

Assistant Director of Sixth Form Studies : Mr M Sims
Assistant Head of Sixth Form: Mrs H Jefferson

Teaching Staff - Computing 

Name Title / Subject
Mrs K Silcocks Subject Leader, Computing & ICT
Mr J Evason Development Coordinator, Computing & ICT
Mr D Biasone Computing & ICT

Teaching Staff - English 

Name Title 
Mr M Martin Subject Leader
Miss S Fisher  
Mr A Guerrero  
Mrs J Shaw Development Coordinator: KS4 English
Mrs M Shufflebottom Development Coordinator : KS3 English
Mr M Sims  
Miss A Smith  
Mr M Stubbert Assistant Subject Leader
Miss G Thompson  
Ms L Wiper  
Miss C Wisdom  

Teaching Staff - Humanities 

Name Title / Subject
Ms S Lomas Subject Leader, History & Humanities
Mr M Barton Geography
Miss C Blaney History with BPE
Miss L Bosson Geography
Mrs C Fairclough KS3 Development Coordinator, History
Mr M Hardwick History
Miss R Mardell Subject Leader, Geography
Mr M Peake Subject Leader, BPE
Mr T Reader Geography
Mrs R Simpson History
Mr B Wallace Humanities, Law (6th Form)
Miss S Whitehouse History, BPE
Ms K Wilkinson Sociology, BPE
Ms L Wiper Law (6th Form)

Teaching Staff - Mathematics 

Name Title
Miss S Garne  Subject Leader
Mrs A Desbottes  
Mrs C Green  
Miss F Herbert  
Mr I Ironmonger KS4 Development Coordinator
Mr R Mach Assistant Subject Leader, KS3 Development Coordinator
Miss C Monigatti  
Mrs S Schofield  
Mr H Taylor  
Mrs J Twyford  
Dr L Wilkin Development Coordinator : KS5 Maths and Personalised Learning
Miss M Zebryk  

Teaching Staff - Modern Foreign Languages 

Name Title
Mr J Bates Subject Leader
Mrs J Adams Work Related Learning Leader
Miss N Beardsley Development Coordinator: German
Mrs A Cooper  
Miss K Gardiner  
Miss K Groves  
Mrs S Hewson  
Mrs R Osborne  

Teaching Staff - Performing Arts 

Name Title / Subject
Mr R Butler Head of Performing Arts
Mrs A Heginbotham Music
Mr M Vogler Head of Drama

Teaching Staff - PE 

Name Title
Miss A Bird Head of PE
Mrs K Hayton  
Miss K McKenny  
Mr A Pearson  
Mr A Pierce Head of Boys PE
Mr J Quint  

Teaching Staff - Science 

Name Title
Mrs R Hodgson Subject Leader
Mrs C Bower Development Coordinator, Biology
Mrs S Cooper  
Mr P Gannon The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Coordinator, KS3 Science Development Coordinator
Mrs K Gardiner  
Mrs R Gill  
Mrs J Halsey Development Coordinator, Chemistry
Dr J Hirst  
Mrs T Huddleston  
Mr A Nayler  
Mrs S Pike  
Mr Rastelli  
Mr N Rice  
Miss J Seed Development Coordinator, Physics
Mr A Thompson  

Teaching Staff - SEN 

Name Title
Mrs A Hutchinson Consultant SENCO

Teaching Staff - Social Sciences 

Name Title / Subject
Mrs H Jefferson Psychology
Mrs C Sharples Psychology & Sociology

Teaching Staff - Technology & Art 

Name Title / Subject
Mr D Appleyard Subject Leader, Art
Mr D Barlow Subject Leader, Technology with Art
Miss M Dixon Resistant Materials & Product Design
Mr N Hall Food & Textiles
Miss N Hillman

Art, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award Coordinator

Mrs A Hine-Johnson Food Preparation Nutrition and Art
Mrs L Robinson Design and Technology with Art
Mrs F Ford Development Coordinator, Food & Textiles, Technology with Art 
Mrs L Stewart Art
Miss G Walmsley Design & Technology

Support Staff - Behaviour Unit 

Name Title
Mr H Green Behaviour Unit Supervisor

Support Staff - Catering 

Name Title
Mr R Blake Catering Manager
Mrs S Chassels Deputy Manager
Mrs T Coward Kitchen Assistant
Mrs L Alty  
Mrs L Atkinson  
Mrs C Bell  
Mrs D Brierley  
Mrs C Low  
Mrs L McCorquodale  
Mrs M Porter  
Mrs H Satterthwaite  
Mrs L Storey  
Mrs C Waiting  
Mrs C Wood  

Support Staff - Cleaning 

Name Title
Ms R Stewart Line Manager

Support Staff - Employability 

Name Title
Mr M Ridyard Careers Advisor

Support Staff - Engagement Centre 

Name Title
Mrs C Burnside Senior Learning Mentor/Cover Supervisor
Mrs D Butler Senior Learning Mentor
Mrs V Douglas Engagement Centre Manager

Support Staff - Exams 

Name Title
Mrs C Stamp Examinations Officer
Mrs L Scott

Deputy Examinations Officer

Support Staff - Facilities 

Name Title
Ms R Stewart Health and Safety Facilities Manager
Mrs E Dyson Team Leader: Midday Supervisor & First Aid

Support Staff - Finance Team 

Name Title
Mr J Bowe

Business Manager

Mrs S Garnett Finance Assistant
Miss K Matthews Finance Assistant

Support Staff - Human Resources 

Name Title
Mrs A Herman Human Resources Manager / Headteacher's PA  
Mrs J Kapustynskyj Cover Administrator
Mrs S Wager Administration Assistant to Headteacher's PA, Clerk to Governors

Support Staff - IT Support 

Name Title
Mr D Stamp Director of New Technologies
Mr B Baddeley Network Manager
Mrs B Baker IT & Website Administration Officer
Mr R Eccles Senior IT Technician

Support Staff - Learning Mentors 

Name Title
Mrs P Anderson Principal Learning Mentor
Mrs C Burnside  
Mrs D Butler  
Mrs J Egglestone Senior Learning Mentor : Key Stage 5
Mrs R Morris Mental Health & Wellbeing Senior Learning Mentor

Support Staff - Learning Supervisors  

Name Title
Mrs C Burnside  

Support Staff - Library 

Name Title
Mrs S Downing Librarian

Support Staff - Midday Supervisors 

Name Title
Mrs E Dyson Team Leader: Midday Supervisor & First Aid
Miss M Dabrowska  
Mrs C Frodsham  
Mrs S Geddes  
Miss L Grimshaw  
Miss D Ledward  

Support Staff - Office Team 

Name Title
Mrs S Slade Office Manager
Mrs E Burke Attendance Administrator / Administration Assistant
Mrs C Fullard Receptionist / Administration Assistant
Mrs C Hill Receptionist / Administration Assistant
Mrs J Hodskinson Receptionist 
Mrs C Pitman Deputy Office Manager
Mrs M Kavanagh Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Support Staff - Reprographics 

Name Title
Mrs K Burrows Reprographics Technician

Support Staff - School Counsellor 

Name Title
Mrs D Jacobs School Counsellor

Support Staff - School and Families Liaison 

Name Title
Ms B Todd

Family Liaison and Education Welfare Officer

Support Staff - School Nurse 

Name Title
Mrs G Howarth School Nurse

Support Staff - Site Team 

Name Title
Mr W Rowan Site Team Supervisor
Mr J Ainsley Site Manager
Mr W Harris Site Manager
Mr J Reidy Site Manager

Support Staff - SEN 

Name Title
Miss N Hillman


Mrs S Attard Senior Teaching Assistant
Mr G Brettle Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs Z Brettle Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Cowperthwaite

Assistant to SENCO

Mrs S English Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs L Helm Admin Assistant to SENCO
Mrs S Steel Teacher of English
Mrs J Urquhart Senior Teaching Assistant

Support Staff - Technicians 

Name Title / Department
Mrs C Spence Senior Science Technician Manager
Mrs C Bellman General Technician
Dr A Gray Senior Science Technician 
Mrs C Frost Science Technician
Dr L Nicklin Deputy Science Technician Manager
Mrs T Brooks DT Technician (Food and Textiles)

Mr J Reidy

Art Technician
Mr D Wearing DT Technician