Our Staff

By Tutor Group

Year 7 Tutors

  • P Cope (7PC)
  • J Thompson (7JC)
  • K Abel (7HM)
  • D Whelan (7WH)
  • R Livesey (7RL)
  • S Chadderton (7SS)
  • C Thomas / P Mercer (7CT)
  • S Rider (7SR)
  • R Gill (7RG)
  • C Inman (7CI)
  • R Crook (7RC)
  • J Henry (7JH)

Year 8 Tutors

  • J Anderson (8JA)
  • S Aslam (8SA)
  • N George (8NG)
  • N Khalid (8NK)
  • K Smith (8KS)
  • R Mackey (8RM)
  • L Bibby (8LH)
  • K Shepherd (8KH)
  • L Williams (8LW)
  • J Dawson (8DA)
  • L Barlow (8LA)
  • R Kirkpatrick (8RK)

Year 9 Tutors

  • J Hoines (9JT)
  • C Maddison (9CM)
  • S Burke (9EW)
  • S Mannion (9SM)
  • A Lamb (9AL)
  • P Bremner (9PB)
  • A Holmes (9AH)
  • N Milne (9NM)
  • H Earl (9HE)
  • K Holdaway (9KY)
  • R Beresford (9RB)

Year 10 Tutors

  • V Burke / D Cannon (10VB)
  • L Maddison / R Dring (10LM)
  • A Barton (10AB)
  • N Seed (10NE)
  • N Shaw (10NS)
  • Z Pollard (10ZP)
  • N Shaw (10NW)
  • R Royle (10RR)
  • V Smith (10VS)
  • S Shaw (10SH)
  • A O’Hare (10AO)

Year 11 Tutors

  • C Smith (11CB)
  • S Gaughan (11SG)
  • C Cobley (11CN)
  • C Smith (11JS)
  • C Calveley (11CY)
  • L Hollinworth / K Prigmore (11LH)
  • D Crispin (11DN)
  • S Ahmed (11SK)
  • D Whittle (11DW)
  • G Edwards (11GE)
  • C Drews (11CE)

Heads of Year

  • Mrs L Aubin (Year 7)
  • Mrs L Armitage (Year 8)
  • Mrs M Hartley (Year 9)
  • Mr M Farrell (Year 10)
  • Mr M Hollis (Year 11)

By Department

Headteacher & Deputy Headteachers

  • D Randle (Headteacher)
  • C Robbins (Deputy Headteacher)
  • M Morrell (Deputy Headteacher)
  • A Smale (Deputy Headteacher)

Mathematics Staff

  • K Clarke (Head of Mathematics)
  • A Smale (Deputy Headteacher)
  • S Chadderton (Assistant Head of Mathematics - Y8)
  • C Inman (Assistant Head of Mathematics / Assistant SENDCO)
  • D Crispin (Teacher of Mathematics)
  • R Crook (Teacher of Mathematics)
  • J Hoines (Teacher of Mathematics)
  • N Khalid (Teacher of Mathematics)
  • R Livesey (Assistant Head of Mathematics)
  • P Mercer (Mathematics School Improvement Lead)
  • N Seed (Teacher of Mathematics)
  • P Wild (Teacher of Mathematics / KS3 Pastoral Leader)

Science Staff

  • N Wainwright (Head of Science)
  • C Robbins (Deputy Headteacher)
  • C Smith (Assistant Head of Science)
  • P Bremner (Assistant Head of Science)
  • C Cobley (Teacher of Science)
  • L Hollinworth (Teacher of Science)
  • P Cope (Teacher of Science)
  • D Whelan (Teacher of Science)
  • R Mackey (Teacher of Science)
  • D Britton (Teacher of Science)
  • J Mills (Assistant Head of Science)

English Staff

  • J Biddle-Mogg (Senior Assistant Headteacher)
  • R Hawthorthwaite (Head of English)
  • B Larkin (Assistant Headteacher)
  • A Barton (Assistant Head of English)
  • K Abel (Teacher of English)
  • S Aslam (Teacher of English)
  • L Barlow (Teacher of English)
  • R Beresford (Teacher of English)
  • D Cannon (Teacher of English)
  • S Gaughan (Teacher of English)
  • K Holdaway (Teacher of English)
  • K Prigmore (Teacher of English)

Computing and Business Staff

  • D Whittle (Head of ICT)
  • K Shepherd (Assistant Head of ICT & Computing)
  • L Maddison (Assistant Head of ICT & Computing)
  • N Shaw (Teacher of ICT, Computer Science and Digital Literacy)
  • C Calveley (Head of B & E )
  • J Howard (Teacher of Business / ICT / Lead Learning: VLE)

MFL Staff

  • H Whittle (Head of MFL)
  • N George (Assistant Head of MFL)
  • C Hobbs (Assistant Headteacher)
  • J Anderson (Teacher of MFL)
  • N Shaw (Teacher of MFL)

Design & Technology Staff

  • V Smith (Head of Design Technology)
  • K Smith (Head of Engineering & Construction)
  • R Royle (Teacher of Design Technology / Lead Co-ordinator for E-Learning)

Geography Staff

  • S Rider (Head of Geography)
  • S Shaw (Teacher of Geography)
  • C Drews (Teacher of Geography)

PE Staff

  • S Mannion (Head of PE)
  • G Whitley (Teacher of PE / Lead Learner G&T Year 8)
  • C Warriner (Teacher of PE / Lead Learner G&T Year 11)
  • C Thomas (Teacher of PE)
  • C Maddison (Teacher of PE)
  • R Gill (Teacher of PE)

Performing Arts and Music Staff

  • N Milne (Head of Performing Arts)
  • R Kirkpatrick (Head of PSHCE / Teacher of Performing Arts)
  • H Earl (Head of Music)
  • R Dring (Teacher of Performing Arts)
  • J Thompson (Teacher of Dance / Performing Arts)

Art & Design Staff

  • J Dawson (Head of Art)
  • E Eaton (Teacher of Art / SENDCO)
  • A Lamb (Teacher of Art)
  • L Williams (Teacher of Art)

History Staff

  • Z Pollard (Head of History)
  • C Williamson (Assistant Headteacher: Raising Standards)
  • E Mahon (Teacher of History)
  • A Holmes (Teacher of History)
  • V Burke (Teacher of History)

Food Technology & Catering Staff

  • L Bibby (Head of Food Technology)
  • S Ahmed (Teacher of Food Technology)
  • C Smith (Teacher of Food Technology)

RE Staff

  • E Watson (Head of RE)
  • G Hawkesworth (Head of RE)
  • S Burke (Teacher of RE)

Music, Media, Inclusion & Hair and Beauty Staff

  • L Brash (Hair & Beauty Tutor)
  • C Bashir (Hair & Beauty)
  • C Dobbs (Head of Media & Academic Enrichment for HPA Pupils)
  • J Henry (Head of Curricular Inclusion)

Catering Staff

  • P Edmondson (Chef)
  • J Harris (Second Chef)
  • C Orrell (Catering Administrator)
  • J Watt (Pastry Cook)
  • K Bell (Mid-day Supervisor)
  • J Swift (Mid-day Supervisor)
  • J Porter (Mid-day Supervisor)
  • A Bux (Dining & Catering Assistant)
  • C Blakey (Dining & Catering Assistant)
  • PL Allen (Catering Assistant)
  • D Ashworth (Catering Assistant)
  • P Bebb (Catering Assistant)
  • K Burke (Catering Assistant)
  • S Hughes (Catering Assistant)
  • D Lee (Catering Assistant)
  • K Smith (Catering Assistant)
  • J Wood (Catering Assistant)
  • D Woodward (Catering Assistant)

Operational Support Staff

  • D Beaumont (HR Manager)
  • Z Begum (Assistant Data Manager)
  • D Campbell (Receptionist)
  • J Castree (Quality Officer / Pastoral Admin Y7-Y8 HOY)
  • G Charles (Administration Assistant / Clerk to Governors )
  • S Collinge (Senior Admin Manager)
  • J Cragg (Finance and Operations Manager)
  • S Gauld (Quality Officer / Pastoral Admin Y9-Y11 HOY)
  • A Ghafoor (Cloud Services Technician)
  • L Hastings (Administration Assistant with WRL/Attendance)
  • J Hawkrigg (Director of Support Services)
  • H Mellors (Receptionist)
  • L Milne (Examinations and Assessment Manager)
  • S Pearson (Network Manager)
  • J Rhodes (Senior ICT Technician)
  • M Smith (Assistant Admin Manager / PA to Headteacher and Deputy Headteachers)
  • L Stockton (Administration Assistant with Educational Visits)
  • L Webster (Finance and Operations Officer)

Pastoral Support Staff

  • L Armitage (Head of Year 9)
  • L Aubin (Head of Year 7)
  • J Brown (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • T Bye (Pastoral Support Mentor)
  • C Edmends (Pastoral Support Mentor)
  • M Farrell (Senior Head of Year 11)
  • M Hartley (Head of Year 10)
  • M Hollis (Head of Year 8)
  • P Snake (Library Assistant)
  • J Spence (Duty Supervisor)
  • J Taylor (Duty Supervisor)
  • V Travis (LRC & Careers Mentor)
  • J Wassell (School Nurse)

SEN Support Staff

  • A Kearney (SEND Administrator)
  • S Andrews (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • L Barnes (Learning and Progress Assistant – English)
  • F Bibi (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • C Brennan (Learning and Progress Assistant – Science)
  • A Brogan (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • J Collier (Numeracy Coordinator)
  • SK Cowling (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • S Dixon (Learning and Progress Assistant – BETA)
  • S Evans (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • L Jarvis (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • M Kearney (Learning and Progress Assistant)
  • A Lowthian (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • I Lupton (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • E Maher (Learning & Progress Assistant)
  • B McKeon (Learning and Progress Assistant – Science)
  • S Olsen (Literacy Co-ordinator)
  • S Pearce (Higher Learning and Progress Assistant – Inclusion)
  • E Pearson (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • M Rigg (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • G Runciman (Learning Progress Assistant / Evening Receptionist)
  • G Szlatoszlavek (Learning and Progress Assistant – BETA)
  • M Walmsley (Learning Progress Assistant)
  • Z Wood (Learning and Progress Assistant – ICT)
  • A Jabeen (Learning Progress Assistant)

Learning Supervisors

  • C Crisi (Senior Learning Supervisor)
  • J Wright (Learning Supervisor)
  • M Davis (Learning Supervisor)


  • R Bennett (Senior Technician: DT, Construction & Health & Safety)
  • H Codd (Assistant Science Technician)
  • S Hany (Senior Science Technician)
  • K Lewis (Creative Technician)
  • L Parkinson (PE / Design and Print Technician)
  • K Quigley (Food Technology Technician)
  • K Rawstron (Assistant Science Technician)
  • J Smallwood (Assistant Technician)