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Staff List

Updated for 2023/24 academic year


Headteacher: Mr M Hardwick
Deputy Headteacher: 

Mrs A Desbottes: Progress

Assistant Headteachers: 

Mr C Buckley: Student Welfare and Designated Safeguarding Lead

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 Hayton

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mr S Tinning

Year 8:

Mrs K Gardiner

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss F Herbert

Year 9:

Miss L Bosson

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss M Zebryk

Year 10:

Mr A Pearson

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Mr N Hall

Year 11: 

Mrs S Cooper

Assistant Pastoral Leader: Miss K McKenny

Assistant Director of Sixth Form Studies: Mr M Sims
Assistant Head of Sixth Form: Mrs H Jefferson
Senior Learning Mentor for KS5 and Mental Health Lead Mrs J Egglestone

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 A Smith Lead Practitioner: Excellence in the Classroom
Miss J Price Development Coordinator: Anti-racism culture
Miss J Rowland Development Coordinator: KS4 English
Mrs M Shufflebottom Development Coordinator: KS3 English
Mr M Sims  
Mrs L Muldoon  
Mrs S Steel  
Mr M Martin  
Mrs N Ralph  
Miss A Douglas  
Mrs L Guest  

Teaching Staff - Humanities 

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

Teaching Staff - Mathematics 

Name Title
Dr L Wilkin Subject Leader : Mathematics
Mr R Mach Development Coordinator: KS3 Mathematics
Mr I Ironmonger Development Coordinator: KS4 Mathematics
Mrs A Desbottes  
Mr C Buckley  
Miss F Herbert  
Miss C Monigatti  
Mrs S Schofield  
Mr P Stubbins  
Miss S Tippins  
Mrs J Twyford  
Miss M Zebryk  

Teaching Staff - Modern Foreign Languages 

Name Title
Miss N Beardsley Subject Leader: Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs J Adams

Modern Foreign Languages & Work Related Learning Leader

Mr D Graham Modern Foreign Languages
Miss K Groves German Development Coordinator
Mrs K Hall Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs L Higgs Modern Foreign Languages
Ms I Steele Modern Foreign Languages

Teaching Staff - Performing Arts 

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

Teaching Staff - PE 

Name Title
Miss K McKenny Head of Girls Physical Education
Mr A Pierce Head of Boys Physical Education & Head of Sports Studies
Mrs L Latimer Head of Dance
Mrs K Hayton  
Mr A Pearson  
Mr J Quint  

Teaching Staff - Science 

Name Title
Mrs R Hodgson Subject Leader: Science
Miss G Eastham Development Coordinator: Chemistry
Miss J Seed Development Coordinator: Physics
Mr A Nayler  
Mr R Rastelli  
Mrs S Cooper  
Mrs K Gardiner  
Dr L Briggs  
Mr M Ford  
Mr P Gannon The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award Coordinator
Mrs R Gill  
Dr H Hardie  
Dr J Hirst  
Mrs T Huddleston  
Mr J Lowe  
Mr J Gordon   

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 L Wiper Subject Leader: Social Sciences
Mrs R Lightfoot Development Coordinator of Business Studies
Miss K Barraclough Social Sciences
Mr B Hughes Social Sciences
Mrs H Jefferson Psychology
Miss J Price Media Studies
Mr M Sims Media Studies
Mr S Tinning Social Sciences

Teaching Staff - Technology & Art 

Name Title / Subject
Miss M Dixon Subject Leader: DT
Miss A Hine-Johnson Subject Leader: Art
Mr D Barlow Development Coordinator: DT
Mr D Appleyard Art
Mrs L Bentham DT
Mrs R Brennan Art
Mr N Hall Food Preparation and Nutrition
Miss N Hillman



The Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award Coordinator

Miss F Jewula DT and Art
Mrs G Sherrington DT
Mrs L Robinson DT
Mrs F Ford

Director Of Personal Development

Development Coordinator of Food and Textiles

Mrs L Stewart Art

Support Staff - Catering 

Name Title
Mrs S Chassels Deputy Manager
Mrs L Alty Kitchen Assistant
Mrs C Bell Kitchen Assistant
Mrs D Brierley Kitchen Assistant
Mrs T Coward Kitchen Assistant
Mrs C Low Kitchen Assistant
Mrs L McCorquodale Kitchen Assistant
Mrs M Porter Kitchen Assistant
Mrs J Rowan Kitchen Assistant
Mrs H Satterthwaite Kitchen Assistant
Mrs C Waiting Kitchen Assistant
Mrs C Wood Kitchen Assistant

Support Staff - Cleaning 

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

Support Staff - Cover Supervisors 

Name Title
Mrs A Doyle Cover Supervisor
Miss M Fugler Cover Supervisor
Mrs R Sheilds Cover Supervisor
Mr C Shufflebottom Cover Supervisor
Mr J Quint Cover Supervisor

Support Staff - Employability 

Name Title
Mr M Ridyard Careers Advisor

Support Staff - Exams 

Name Title
Mrs L Scott Examinations Officer
Ms Christine Dawson Deputy Examinations Officer

Support Staff - Facilities 

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

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
Mrs C Jarvis Administration Assistant - Cover

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
Mrs Muldoon-Smith Student Welfare Officer

Support Staff - Library 

Name Title
Mrs S Downing Librarian

Support Staff - Midday Supervisors 

Name Title
Mrs A Sharkey Line Manager
Miss M Dabrowska Midday Supervisor
Mrs A Kleinhans Break and Midday Supervisor
Miss S Ledward Midday Supervisor
Mrs M McKevitt Midday Supervisor

Support Staff - Office Team 

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

Support Staff - Positive Behaviour Development Centre 

Name Title
Mrs P Anderson Behaviour Intervention Leader
Miss K Berry Academic Intervention Mentor
Mrs D Butler Learning Mentor: SEALS
Miss E Butler

Deputy Team Leader : Behaviour Intervention

Mr G Brettle Re-engagement Mentor
Mrs E Mason Academic and Attendance Intervention Mentor

Support Staff - Reprographics 

Name Title
Ms M Peters Administration Assistant : Creative Displays & Reprographics
Mrs S Caunce Reprographics Technician

Support Staff - School Counsellor and Safeguarding 

Name Title
Mrs D Jacobs School Counsellor
Mrs D Murray Safeguarding Support Officer

Support Staff - Site Team 

Name Title
Mr W Rowan Site Team Supervisor
Mr J Ainsley Deputy Senior Site Supervisor
Mr D Ainsley Site Manager
Mr S Miles Site Manager

Support Staff - SEN 

Name Title
Miss N Hillman


Mrs E Cowperthwaite

Assistant to SENCO

Mrs S Attard Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs O Badorna-Zhuranska Teaching Assistant - EAL
Mr G Brettle Reengagement Mentor
Mrs Z Brettle Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Cowperthwaite

Assistant to SENCO

Mrs L Helm SEND Administrator
Miss H Gates LSS Teaching Assistant

Miss J Kendall

Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss C Kneale Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Langston HLTA
Mr A McEwan Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss L Millington Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Myers Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Slade Administration Support Manager
Mrs H Stevenson-Gibbons Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss N Smith LSS Teaching Assistant
Miss M Turner-Cummins Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Urquhart Senior Teaching Assistant
Mrs D Walker-Menzler Senior Teaching Assistant
Miss S Whitehouse LSS Teaching Assistant

Support Staff - Sixth Form 

Name Title / Department
Mrs S Slade Administration Support Manager

Support Staff - Technicians 

Name Title / Department
Mrs E Burslem Senior Science Technician 
Mrs C Frost Senior Science Technician
Dr A Gray Deputy Science Technician Manager 
Mrs G Jackson Principle Specialist Science Technician
Mr N Johnson DT Technician
Mrs J Lord Art Technician