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

Mrs F. Chapman


Mrs E. Morey

Associate Principal

Mr M.Masters

Regional Inclusion Lead

Mrs P. Dawson

Assistant Vice Principal

Ms J.Bailey

Acting Vice Principal

Ms L. Harper

Heads of Faculty

Science & ICT/Associate Assistant Principal – Mr Z. Morgan 

Expressive Arts – Ms S. Cowern

Humanities/Associate Assistant Principal  – Miss G. Duffy

Heads Of Department

English - Mr J. Hayter

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

Computing Science - Mr N. Thornton (Subject Lead)

Head of Year

Year 11 –  Mr I. White

Year 10  – Ms C.Barry

Year 9/PSHE Lead - Ms C.Coe

Year  8  – Mr T. Beaumont

Year 7 - Mrs K.Rickman

Assistant Heat of Year- all years - Mr L. Murray

House Leaders

Beckham - Miss G. Breach

Hawking -  Mr M. Francis

King - Ms R. Pincott

Malala -  Ms V. Escott

Obama -  Miss N. Steaggles

Rowling -  Ms C. Torr


Ms K. Davess-Humphrey - SENCO

Mrs C. Dunn - SEND Coordinator

Ms. L Harper- Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs D. Howe - Child Protection and Safeguarding Officer

Mrs C. Parker - Child Protection and Safeguarding Officer

Teachers (in alphabetical order)

Mr R. Ainslie -  2nd i/c of Maths

Ms F. Alexander - Teacher of Art

Mrs R. Antar - Teacher of Maths

Mr B. Armstrong - Teacher of English

Ms C. Austin-Warwick - Teacher of Nuture Provision

Ms C.Barry - Teacher of P.E/Head of Year10

Mr T. Beaumont - Teacher of Maths/ Head of Year 8

Miss G. Breach - Teacher of Science/ Head of Beckham House

Ms S. Buckland - Teacher of Science

Mr D. Cook - Teacher of Science

Mr S.Cookson - Teacher of Science (ATT)

Miss C. Cotton - Teacher of RE 

Ms A. Elliott - Teacher of English 

Ms V. Escott - Teacher of History/ Head of Malala House

Miss G. Ferron Palomo - MFL Teacher

Mr M. Francis - Teacher of Maths/ Head of Hawking House

Ms Gonzalez-Nunez - Teacher of MFL

Mrs S. Hardwick - 2i/c of PE 

Mr J. Hayter - Lead Practitioner/Teacher of English

Mr W. Hobson - Teacher of Media Studies

Miss A. Jenkinson -Teacher of Humanities

Miss R. Johns - Peripatetic Music Teacher

Mr P. Kapnisi - Teacher of Science

Mr S. Kinsella - Teacher of PE

Mr T. McPherson- Teacher of Science/Associate Assistant Principal

Mr D. Medway - 2nd i/c Science

Ms Y. Mepham - Teacher of Maths (ATT)

Mr R. Newton - Teacher of Geography 

Ms V. Ofosua-Gyamera - Teacher of English (Teach First)

Mr B. Ottesesn - Peripatetic Music teacher

Ms R. Pincott - Teacher of Science/ Head of King House 

Ms D.Ralston - Teacher of Business studies

Mrs K. Rickman - Teacher of Humanities/Head of Year 7

Miss R. Robertson - Peripatetic Music Teacher

Mrs J. Rook - Teacher of Maths and Lead Practitioner

Mr C. Smith - Teacher of History

Miss N. Steaggles - Teacher of Music/Head of Obama House

Ms H.Todd - Teacher of English

Ms C. Torr - Teacher of English/KS3 Lead/Head of Rowling House

Mr I.White - Teacher of Maths/Head of Year 11

Site Services

Premises Manager – Mr S. Goodwin

Assistant Premises Manager – Mr L. Latham

Premises Assistant - Ms C. Little

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 Assistant – Miss K. Clark

Kitchen Porter - Mrs M. Tsikova

Admin Staff

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 W.Monaghan 

ICT Support

Field Support Manager – Mr A. Taylor

Onsite Technical Engineer – Mr A. Wade

Onsite Technical Engineer - Mr P. Cornick

IT Technician - Mr A. Jackson

IT Apprentice - Mr A. Wilson


Data/Cover Manager - Mrs A. King

Student Services

Pupil Sevices Coordinator - Mrs V. Dymott

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

Librarian – Mrs C. Cohen

Careers Lead - Ms. O Riches

Alternative Provision Coordinator - Mr V.Kaddy


Cover Supervisor

Ms K. Sugrue-Gee


Mrs S. Spragg

Miss A. Williams - Senior LSA

Mr D. Banks

Miss N. Murkin

Miss C. Watt - HLTA - Maths

Mrs P. Yarker - HLTA - Curriculum Support

Ms C. Page

Ms R.Blades



Art – Mr I. Tsikov

Science Technician – Miss A. Bonner

Reprographics – Mr W. Monaghan


Miss C. Little

Mrs J. Beckley

Mrs P. Campbell

Mrs J. Hodgkinson

Mrs M. Uzun

Miss J. Donald

Miss N. Donald