Every single member of the academy staff works hard to ensure that the site is immaculate, the classrooms are clean and tidy, the paperwork and filing are organised accurately and professionally. Student support is in place ready for when needed and lessons are planned and delivered so that all students make outstanding progress.  Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff are committed to supporting every student.

The Senior Leadership Team

Executive Principal

Ms A. Downey

Acting Principal

Mr M. Masters

Vice Principal

Mrs E. Morey

Vice Principal

Mr D. Jenkins

Assistant Vice Principal

Ms L. Harper

Heads of Faculty

English & Media Studies – Miss M. Kirk

Science & ICT – Mr Z. Morgan

Expressive Arts – Ms S. Cowern

Humanities  – Miss G. Duffy

English & Media Studies – Mr D. Morrissey (Acting)

Heads Of Department

Maths - Miss R. Steer

MFL – Ms K. Fowles

Geography  – Miss L. Efford

History  – Miss E. Bennett

Art - Miss J. Bryce

Drama - Ms K. Claxton

PE – Mr M. Ozanne

Business Studies - Mr I. Stannard (Subject Lead)

Computing Science - Mr N. Thornton (Subject Lead)

Media Studies - Ms W. Jones (Subject Lead)

Year Learning Managers

Year 11 –  Mrs A. Johnson

Year 9 & 10  – Miss W. Brombley

Year 7 & 8  – Mrs L. Headland


Mr D. Jenkins - DSL

Mrs D. Howe - DDSL

Mrs C. Parker - DDSL

Mrs C. Dunn - SEND Coordinator

Ms K. Davess-Humphrey - SENCO

Teachers (in alphabetical order)

Mr R. Ainslie - Teacher of Maths

Mrs R. Antar - Teacher of Maths

Mr B. Armstrong - Teacher of English

Mr T. Beaumont - Teacher of Maths/Year 7 Progress Lead

Mr O. Beasley - Teacher of Geography (ATT)

Miss G. Breach - Teacher of Science

Ms S. Buckland - Teacher of Science

Mr D. Cook - Teacher of Science

Miss C. Cotton - Teacher of RE (Teach First)

Ms A. Elliott - Teacher of English (Teach First)

Ms V. Escott - Teacher of History

Miss G. Ferron Palomo - MFL Teacher

Mr M. Francis - Teacher of Maths

Mrs S. Hardwick - PE Teacher

Mr J. Hayter - Lead Teacher of English

Mr W. Hobson - Teacher of Media Studies

Mrs A. Ingoe - Teacher of Art

Miss A. Jenkinson - Special Needs Teacher

Miss R. Johns - Peripatetic Music Teacher

Mr P. Kapnisi - Teacher of Science

Mr S. Kinsella - Teacher of PE

Mr J. Martin Becerra Uceda - Teacher of MFL

Mr D. Medway - 2nd i/c Science

Mr R. Newton - Teacher of Geography (Teach First)

Mr B. Ottesesn - Peripatetic Music teacher

Ms R. Pincott - Teacher of Science (ATT)

Mr C. Reilly - Teacher of Science

Mrs K. Rickman - Teacher of Humanities

Miss R. Robertson - Peripatetic Music Teacher

Mrs J. Rook - Teacher of Maths and Lead Practitioner

Mr C. Smith - Teacher of History (ATT)

Miss N. Steaggles - Teacher of Music

Ms C. Torr - Teacher of English (Teach First)

Site Services

Premises Manager – Mr S. Goodwin

Assistant Premises Manager – Mr L. Latham

Premises assistant - Mr E. Goodwin


Head of Catering and Hospitality – Mrs K. Nicholson

Head of Kitchen – Mr V. Bonniot

Trainee Chef - Mr H. Saunders

Kitchen Assistant – Mrs P. Seale

Kitchen Porter – Miss K. Clark

Kitchen Porter - Mrs M. Tsikova

Admin Staff

HR Officer & PA to the Principal – Ms E McBride

Operations Manager  – Mrs A. Norton

Finance Manager - Mrs N. Docherty

Receptionist -  Miss T. Maddison

Attendance Officer – Mrs P. Jolly

Exams Officer – Miss A. Monard

Administrative Assistant - Mrs L. Pitassi-Ben Salha

Communications & Marketing – Mr S. Fenwick

ICT Support

Field Support Manager – Mr A. Taylor

Onsite Technical Engineer – Mr A. Wade

Onsite Technical Engineer - Mr P. Cornick


Data Manager - Mrs A. King

Student Services

Student Services and Admissions - Mrs V. Dymott

Reflection Room Co-ordinator/Combined Cadet Force Lead - Mrs C. Taylor

Reflection Room Co-ordinator - Mr W. Monaghan

Librarian – Mrs C. Cohen

PSHCE Lead - Mr J. Breach

Cover Supervisor

Miss S. Brockwell


Mrs S. Spragg

Miss A. Williams

Mr D. Banks

Miss N. Murkin

Miss C. Watt - HLTA - Maths

Mrs P. Yarker - HLTA - Curriculum Support


Art – Mr I. Tsikov

Science – Miss A. Bonner

Reprographics – Mr L. Cullen


Miss C. Little

Mrs J. Beckley

Mrs P. Campbell

Mrs J. Hodgkinson

Mrs M. Uzun

Miss J. Donald