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Staff List

Updated for 2022/23 academic year


Headteacher: Mr M Hardwick
Deputy Headteachers: 

Mrs A Desbottes: Progress

Mrs S Hewson: Student Welfare

Assistant Headteachers: 

Mr R Butler: Director of Community Involvement

Mrs L Muldoon: Teaching and Learning
Mr A Nayler: Curriculum and Data

Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form Studies: Mr R Rastelli

Pastoral Leaders 

Year 7:

Mrs K Gardiner

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mrs F Ford

Year 8:

Miss L Bosson

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss M Zebryk

Year 9:

Mrs K Hayton

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mr N Hall

Year 10:

Mrs S Cooper

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss K McKenny

Year 11: 

Mr A Pearson

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss F Herbert

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

Teaching Staff - Computing 

Name Title / Subject
Mr J Evason Subject Leader: Computer Science
Mr D Biasone Development Coordinator: Computer Science
Mrs S Beswick Development Coordinator: ICT and Media

Teaching Staff - English 

Name Title 
Mr M Stubbert Subject Leader: English
Miss J Price Development Coordinator: Anti-racism culture
Mrs N Ralph  
Miss J Rowland Development Coordinator: KS4 English
Mrs M Shufflebottom Development Coordinator: KS3 English
Mr M Sims  
Miss A Smith Lead Practitioner: Excellence in the Classroom
Mrs S Steel  
Mr M Martin  
Ms L Wiper Social Sciences Development Coordinator
Mrs L Muldoon  

Teaching Staff - Humanities 

Name Title / Subject
Ms S Lomas Subject Leader: History & Humanities
Mr M Barton Geography
Miss C Blaney History with BPE / Development Coordinator Stakeholder Voice
Miss L Bosson Geography
Mr A Carter BPE
Mrs C Fairclough KS3 Development Coordinator: History
Mr M Hardwick History
Mrs R Mardell-Burns Subject Leader: Geography
Mr M Peake Subject Leader: BPE
Mr T Reader Geography
Mrs R Simpson History
Mr A Sutherland History (Maternity Cover)

Teaching Staff - Mathematics 

Name Title
Dr L Wilkin Subject Leader : Mathematics
Mrs A Desbottes  
Mrs C Green  
Miss F Herbert  
Mr I Ironmonger Development Coordinator: KS4 Mathematics
Mrs L Joel Maternity Cover
Mr R Mach Development Coordinator: Key Stage 3 Mathematics
Miss C Monigatti  
Mrs L Joel  
Mrs S Schofield  
Miss M Zebryk  
Mrs J Twyford  

Teaching Staff - Modern Foreign Languages 

Name Title
Mr J Bates Subject Leader: Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs J Adams Work Related Learning Leader
Miss N Beardsley Development Coordinator: Spanish
Mrs S Hewson German
Mrs K Hall Modern Languages
Miss K Groves German Development Coordinator

Teaching Staff - Performing Arts 

Name Title / Subject
Mr R Butler Head of Performing Arts
Mrs A Heginbotham Music
Mr M Vogler Head of Drama
Miss Sweetman Teacher of Drama with Dance

Teaching Staff - PE 

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

Teaching Staff - Science 

Name Title
Mrs R Hodgson Subject Leader: Science
Mrs C Bower Development Coordinator: Biology
Dr L Briggs Chemistry and Physics
Mrs S Cooper  
Mr P Gannon The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Coordinator
Mrs K Gardiner  
Mrs R Gill  
Mrs J Halsey Development Coordinator: Chemistry
Dr H Hardie  
Dr J Hirst  
Mrs T Huddleston  
Mr A Nayler  
Mr R Rastelli  
Miss J Seed Development Coordinator: Physics
Mr A Thompson  

Teaching Staff - SEN 

Name Title
Ms N Hillman SENCO
Mrs E Cowperthwaite Assistant SENCO
Mrs A Hutchinson Assessment Support

Teaching Staff - Social Sciences 

Name Title / Subject
Mrs H Jefferson Psychology
Miss K Barraclough Social Sciences
Miss J Price Media Studies
Mrs R Lightfoot Social Sciences
Mr M Sims Media Studies
Mr B Wallace Law & Business Studies
Ms L Wiper  Law

Teaching Staff - Technology & Art 

Name Title / Subject
Mr D Appleyard Subject Leader: Art
Mr D Barlow Subject Leader: Technology with Art
Mrs R Brennan DT with KS3 Art (maternity cover)
Miss M Dixon Resistant Materials & Product Design / Development Coordinator: KS3 DT & STEM
Mr N Hall Food Preparation Nutrition
Miss N Hillman

Art, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award Coordinator

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

Support Staff - Catering 

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

Support Staff - Cleaning 

Name Title
Ms R de Fraine Line Manager
Mrs J Armstrong  
Mrs K Baker  
Ms H Collins  
Mrs G Hartley  
Mrs C Swan   
Miss J Wilding  
Premier Contract Cleaners  

Support Staff - Cover Supervisors 

Name Title
Mrs A Langston Cover Supervisor
Mrs H Pearce Cover Supervisor
Mrs R Shields Cover Supervisor

Support Staff - Employability 

Name Title
Mr M Ridyard Careers Advisor

Support Staff - Exams 

Name Title
Mrs C Grant Examinations Officer
Ms C Dixon Deputy Examinations Officer 
Mrs L Scott Examinations Officer (Acting - temporary)

Support Staff - Facilities 

Name Title
Mrs A Sharkey Health and Safety Support Officer
Mrs S Caunce H&S First Aider

Support Staff - Finance Team 

Name Title
Ms R de Fraine 

Business Manager & Payroll 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 D Pybis Staffing Coordinator

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 C Burnside Senior Learning Mentor: Student Mental Health & Inclusion
Mrs J Egglestone

Senior Learning Mentor for KS5 and Mental Health Lead

Mrs R Morris Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead

Support Staff - Library 

Name Title
Mrs S Downing Librarian

Support Staff - Midday Supervisors 

Name Title
Mrs A Sharkey Line Manager
Miss M Dabrowska  
Miss D Ledward  
Mrs M McKevitt  

Support Staff - Office Team 

Name Title
Mrs C Pitman Office Manager
Mrs E Burke Attendance Administrator / Administration Assistant
Mrs C Fullard Receptionist / Administration Assistant
Mrs J Hodskinson Receptionist 
Mrs C Jarvis Administration Assistant
Mrs M Kavanagh Receptionist / Administration Assistant
Miss A Woodburn Deputy Office Manager

Support Staff - Positive Behaviour Development Centre 

Name Title
Mrs P Anderson Behaviour Intervention Leader
Mrs D Butler Senior Learning Mentor
Miss E Butler Behaviour Intervention Mentor
Mr G Brettle Re-engagement Mentor

Support Staff - Reprographics 

Name Title
Mrs K Burrows Reprographics Technician
Mrs S Caunce 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 Muldoon-Smith

School Nurse

Support Staff - Site Team 

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

Support Staff - SEN 

Name Title
Miss N Hillman


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

Assistant to SENCO

Mrs L Helm Admin Assistant to SENCO

Miss J Kendall

Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss C Kneale Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Myers Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Slade Administration Support Manager
Mrs R Shields Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss H Stevenson-Gibbons Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Urquhart Senior Teaching Assistant

Support Staff - Sixth Form 

Name Title / Department
Mrs S Slade Administration Support Manager

Support Staff - Technicians 

Name Title / Department
Mrs T Brooks DT Technician (Food and Textiles)
Mrs E Burslem Senior Science Technician 
Miss E Cannavale Principal Science Technician
Mrs C Frost Senior Science Technician
Dr A Gray Senior Science Technician 
Mr N Johnson Design and Technology Technician
Mrs J Lord Art Technician
Mrs C Spence Senior Science Technician Manager