Roles and responsibilities

Senior Leadership Team

Ms Jayne O’Grady


Mrs Kathryn Chapple

Deputy Headteacher
Director of Teaching, Learning and Professional Practice

Mr Jon Williams 

Assistant Headteacher
Head of Year 11, Progress and Transition (KS5), Careers
Director of Pankhurst House


Mr James Reeve

Assistant Headteacher,
Director of Curriculum, Pathways and Assessment
Director of King House
Deputy DSL* Safeguarding

Mr Adam Cree

Assistant Headteacher
Director of Behaviour, Ethos and Attendance
Deputy DSL* Safeguarding

Mr James Scully

Assistant Headteacher,
DSL* Safeguarding
Head of Year 7 and Transition
Director of Turing House

Mrs Louise Rainey

Assistant Headteacher
Director of Achievement and Progress
Director of Howard House



Mrs Samantha Finch

School Business Manager


Middle Level Leaders (Curriculum/Subject Leaders)

Middle level leaders are responsible for their faculty, if your query relates to a particular subject, please contact the Middle Level Leader (MLL). MLLs are responsible for their faculty and as such will be able to direct your query to the most appropriate teacher.

SubjectMiddle Level Leader
EnglishMrs Dempsey
Expressive ArtsMiss Bussell
HumanitiesMrs Laryea
LanguagesMrs Horn
MathematicsMr Smith
P.E.Mr Kelly
ScienceMrs Shawcross
TechnologyMiss Conce

Teaching staff 2020

Heads of Year

Heads of Year are our dedicated pastoral team, they are responsible for the support of children outside of the classroom, liaising with parents/carers and other agencies.

Year Head of Year
7Mr Scully
8Mr Worrall
9Mrs Varley
10Mrs Boardman
11Mr Williams
CLA Coordinator/Assistant Head of YearMs Body

Other members of staff you may need to contact

Job RoleMember of Staff
PA to the HeadteacherMrs Maguire
SENCo (special educational needs support)Mrs Walter
Admissions OfficerMrs  Jeffrey