Key Staff


Staff Contact Details 2019-2020

Name      Role

Katharine Dines



Sally Pemberton


Deputy Headteacher: Pupils’ Learning/Teaching

John Edwards  

Deputy Headteacher: Staff/Teaching

Ed Hawkings  

Assistant Headteacher

Alick Robertson  

Assistant Headteacher: Head of Sixth Form 

Nicola Welch  

Assistant Headteacher

Richard Bradley


Acting Assistant Headteacher: SENCo:

Maria Shangolis  

Acting Assistant Headteacher

Stephanie Whitcombe


Designated Safeguarding Lead i/c Safeguarding and Child Protection:


For specific enquiries, staff names and areas of responsibility are listed below.




Adam Thomson  

Extended Leadership Team

Tony Woods  

Extended Leadership Team

Simon Smith


Learning Environment Leader

Wendy Johnson


Exams Officer

Phill James  

Finance Manager

Joy Jacob


Head of Resource Base:

Anne Wimpenny


Training Team: i/c Early Careers Teachers

Marie Taylor  

Head of Year 7: i/c International Dimension

Chloe Jameson  

Head of Year 8

Nicky Smith  

Head of Year 9

Shah Monnan  

Head of Year 10

James Price  

Head of Year 11

Tony Woods  

Head of Year 12

Helen Banks  

Head of Year 13

Stephanie Woodward   Assistant SENCo:

Preeti Parkash


Head of English

Adriana Reeves


Head of Mathematics

Chris Stuart


Head of Science

Tania Dickens


Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Emyr Williams / Claire Rainbow


Head of Art

Adam Thomson


Head of CPRE

Nicky Sharpe/Maria Cooper


Head of Child Development & Food Technology

Rachel Childs


Head of Drama

Jane Dixon


Head of Economics and Business Studies

Helen Ferguson  

Head of Health and Fitness

Rebecca Godfrey


Head of History

Shelagh Badger


Head of Media

Anne Wimpenny


Head of Geography

Neil Vano


Head of ICT and Computing

James Softly


Head of Music

Simon Field


Head of PE

Jennifer Porter


Head of Psychology

Melanie Curd


Head of Resistant Materials

Ruth Jordan


Head of Textiles


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