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Senior Leadership Team

Carrie Lynch     

Paul Farmer

  Paul Draper

Mrs C Lynch 



 Mr P Farmer

Deputy Headteacher 


Mr P Draper

Business Manager

Paul Dexter            Matt Copping           Peter Gibbon

Mr P Dexter 

Assistant Headteacher



Mr M Copping

Assistant Headteacher

Behaviour and Safety 


Mr P Gibbon

Assistant Headteacher

Teaching and Learning

 Adrian Degge       Andy Barker      David Thomas

Mr A Degge 

Assistant Headteacher

Head of Science


Mr A Barker

Assistant Headteacher

Head of Sixth Form 


Mr D Thomas 

Assistant Headteacher

More Able Students



There are two executive committees with responsibility for the school’s development:

  • the pastoral executive
  • the curriculum executive

There are 14 curriculum areas:


Miss L Miller

Head of Art

Mrs M Acharya

Mrs J Carlton

Mrs H McLaughlin

Miss A Mitchell

maternity leave

Design & Technology

Mr B Adams

Head of Design & Technology

Mrs J Cunning

Head of Food and Textiles

Mr C Sykes

Head of Graphics

Miss J Kyriacou


Mrs C Snewin

Food Technology


Mrs L Moon

Head of Drama

Miss R Lynch


Mr P Gibbon

Assistant Headteacher: English and T & L

Mrs H Mariner

Second in English & KS5 Co-ordinator

Mr S Bowers

Miss E Bryant

Mr J Butcher

Head of Inclusion (SENCO)

Miss R Corfield

Miss K Draper

Miss R Goodman

Mr M Hughes

Miss K Orchard

Mr D Thomas

Assistant Headteacher: More Able

Mrs C Tucker


Miss K Brooks

Head of Geography

Mrs J Dawson

Ms B Hoggan

Ms M Hemmings

Mr N Riley

Mrs V Sweeting


Mr R Pilsworth

Head of History

Mr P Andrew

Mrs C Gee

Miss J Lambert

Mrs N Pool

ICT and Business Studies

Mrs C Kibble

Head of ICT & Business Studies / School ICT

Mr M Bracken

Assistant Head of Sixth Form/Head of Economics

Mr A Barker

Assistant Headteacher: Head of Sixth Form

Miss E Derbridge

Mr J Faulkner

Mr D Hand

Mr R Magala


Mr M Lewis

Head of Mathematics

Mr P Dexter

Assistant Headteacher: ARR

Miss N Hopper

maternity leave

Mrs K Hrabak

Mr A Rigglesworth

Mr S White

Mrs A Wood

Mr P Atkins

Mr L Barton

Mr J Simpson

Mrs P Toshniwal

maternity cover


Miss K Brookes

Head of Media

Mrs S Field

Modern Foreign Languages

Mr J Dixon

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs S Fox

Head of German

Mrs C Aslett

Mrs F Coffey

Mrs C McMillan

Mrs C Sykes

Mr N Wilson


Mr J Fussey

Head of Music

Mrs R Evans

Physical Education

Mr P Farmer

Director of Sport/Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum)

Mrs J Ferguson

Head of Physical Edcuation

Mr P Shears

Head of Boys’ PE

Mrs K Davis

Head of Girls PE (maternity leave)

Miss A Allen

maternity cover

Miss K Doubleday

Mrs A Cooper

maternity leave

Mr C Huartson

Mr D Merritt

Mr A Russell

Miss C Trafford

maternity cover

Mr B Trayler

Religious Studies

Mr T Johnson

Head of RE

Mr M Copping

Assistant Headteacher: Behaviour & Safety

Mrs L Lewis

Mrs S Sargeant


Mr A Degge

Assistant Headteacher: Head of Science

Mr A Pennington

Head of Chemistry

Miss L Evans

Head of Psychology

Dr T Ghonheim

Head of Physics

Mr R Davis

Mr K Butcher

Miss N Connell

Mrs T Donnelly

Miss J Hill

Miss H Jones

Dr J Lardge

Miss B Moore

Mrs K Petty

Mr Van Os


Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Students
Mrs H Wood Head of RBHIS
Mrs S Pierce Teacher of the Deaf
Mrs J Campbell Teacher of the Deaf
Mrs S English
Mrs S Hawkes
Miss A Hrynkiewicz-Sudnik
Mrs M Farmer
Mrs J Read
Miss S Wheeler
Mrs E Gates
Mrs A Burdon LSA
Miss E Carruthers Specialist LSA
Mrs W Richards LSA
Mrs D Taylor LSA
Learning Support
Mrs S Jones LSA Manager
Mrs S Roycroft LSA Teacher
Mrs L Williams Senior LSA
Mrs K Barkaway
Mrs N Brace
Mrs T Britton
Mr A Davies
Mrs S Devonish
Mrs J Hendron
Miss N Jones
Mrs D Messin
Miss M Ryan
Mrs L Schofield
Mr J Sewell
Mrs J Sutton
Mr M Terry
Miss A Wilson
Mr K Willis
Student Support
Mr J Butcher Head of Inclusion (SENCO)
Mrs C Shepherd SSC Manager
Mrs J O'Dell SSC Teacher
Pastoral Team
Curriculum: Mr P Farmer - Deputy Headteacher
Behaviour & Safety: Mr M Copping - Assistant Headteacher
Head of Year 7: Mrs F Coffey
Assistant Head of Year 7: Mr J Simpson
Head of Year 8: Mr D Hand
Assistant Head of Year 8: Miss E Derbridge
Head of Year 9: Mr N Wilson
Assistant Head of Year 9: Miss L Evans
Assistant Head of Year 9: Miss R Lynch
Head of Year 10: Mr R Davis
Assistant Head of Year 10: Miss K Draper
Head of Year 11: Mr S White
Assistant Head of Year 11: Mrs C Tucker
Head of Sixth Form: Mr A Barker
Assistant Head of Sixth Form: Mr M Bracken
Non Teaching
Mr P Draper Business manager
Mrs D Sanders PA to senior staff
Mrs Y DeFeo HR Officer
Mrs A Norris Senior Examinations/Assessment Officer
Mrs S Winter Assistant Examinations/Assessment Officer
Mrs M Baker Finance officer
Mrs T Hurley Finance officer
Mrs S Howell Finance Assistant
Mrs A Hermitage Sixth Form Administrator
Mrs C Scott PR & Marketing Officer
Mrs A Garwood Senior Receptionist
Mrs S McGuire Receptionist
Mrs H Jeffries Assistant to heads of years & faculties
Mrs K Sperrin Administrator/relief receptionist
Mrs M Bradshaw-Pearce Administrator
Mrs J Draper Student administrator/Behaviour for Learning
Mrs J Finch Student administrator/Behaviour for Learning
Mrs A O’Brien Student attendance administrator
Mrs J Haigh Student attendance administrator
Mrs E Enever Student administrator/ Senior first aid officer
Mrs T Ayling Student Administrator
Mrs P Bonner Clerk to the Governors   
Mrs C Hawkings Senior librarian
Mrs A Mortier
Mrs D Harris
Classroom Managers
Mr P Chapman
Mr R Chesher
Ms C Gandham
Mrs C Rowlands
Mrs C Walls
Science Technicians
Mrs A Wisbey Senior Technician
Mrs G Bennett
Mr S Metson
Ms C Reed
Miss J Sexton
Design Technology Technicians
Mr D Blake Workshop Technician
Mr K Winford Electronics Technician
Art Technician
Mrs H Johnson
Food Technology Technician
Mrs K Wicker
School Kitchen
Mrs W Perry Catering Manager
Mrs J Williams Catering Supervisor
Mrs K Brookes
Miss D Buck
Miss P Eady
Mrs S Holder
Mrs J Mandell
Miss J Perry
Mrs T Radford
Miss K Schott
Mrs K Scott
Mrs M Walton
Mrs L Wallbank Mid-day Asst
Sports College Support
Mrs Christine Mowle Sports college administrator/PE Technician
Mr Greg Noach Sports Coach
Mr Andrew Bruns/Mrs Dawn Pearcy Evening sports college receptionists
Site Staff
Mr M Buxton Site manager
Mr J Cable Assistant caretaker
Mr J Collingwood Assistant caretaker
Mr A Haines Groundsman
Mr P Tucker Cleaning Supervisor
Mrs A Perry Asst Cleaning Supervisor
Mrs W Davies Asst Cleaning Supervisor