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The leadership and management of the Headteacher, leaders across the school and the governing body, are outstanding.

"Teaching is highly effective in meeting the needs of learners and promoting rapid and sustained progress. Teachers use their expertise and excellent subject knowledge to plan lessons which engage students. Students demonstrate great enthusiasm for learning and show a high degree of ownership of their learning. The quality of teaching is outstanding." Ofsted July 2012

Staff List:

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Leadership Group

RoleName
HeadteacherMrs Sharon Cromie
Deputy HeadteacherMrs Sally Jarrett
Director of Finance and ResourcesDr David Palmer
Assistant Headteacher​Miss Ailis Drysdale
Assistant HeadteacherMrs Elizabeth Mansir
Assistant HeadteacherMr Richard Nowak-Scase     
Assistant HeadteacherMrs Abha Miller

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Student Support Team

RoleName
Austen, Bronte, Curie, Pankhurst, Nightingale and Parks

Mrs Karen Higley

Student Support Team Leader

Sixth Form Student Manager

Mrs Jo Winser

Subject Leaders

SubjectName
ArtMs Nina Gadd
BiologyMrs Valerie Çatalağaç
Business & EconomicsMr Grant Sheehan
ChemistryMrs Ruth Green (Maternity Cover)
DramaMr Simon Bellars
EnglishMs Debra Jewell
GeographyMiss Kathryn Egerton
History & PoliticsMr Grant Sheehan
LanguagesMr Rafael De Souza
Latin & ClassicsMr Robert Walpole
MathematicsMiss Sophie Cole
Director of MusicMr Arthur Bell
PE & SportsMiss Tasha Saint-Smith (Maternity Cover)
PhysicsMr Jeremy Crocker
PSHEEMrs Lesley Woodward
Psychology & SociologyMr Grant Sheehan
Religious StudiesMr Patrick Mackerras
Technology / DLCMr Craig Nevard

Heads of House

HouseName
AustenMrs Penny Robinson
BrontëMiss Hannah Paice
CurieMiss Elizabeth Morgan
NightingaleMrs Amy Staerck
PankhurstMr Paul Garrett-Chapman
ParksMrs Lisa-Marie Urquhart

Heads of Year

PositionName
Head of Year 7Mrs Lisa-Marie Urquhart
Head of Year 8Miss Elizabeth Morgan
Head of Year 9Miss Hannah Paice
Head of Year 10Mrs Amy Staerck
Head of Year 11Mr Paul Garrett-Chapman
Head of Year 12Mr Paul Garrett-Chapman
Head of Year 13Mrs Penny Robinson
Head of Sixth FormMrs Sarah Ellis

Other Key Members of Staff

RoleName
EA to Headteacher Mrs Kate Killinger
Examinations OfficerMrs Antonia Ashwin
Facilities ManagerMrs Diane Leahy
ICT Services ManagerMr Steven Woodward
Innovate Catering ManagerMr Paul Adams
Individual Needs LeaderMrs Satpal Sunner
Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-Ordinator (SENDCo)Mrs Hannah Tipper
Higher Education & Careers AdvisorMrs Penny Chidgey
Development DirectorMrs Dana Morgan
Student Charity FundraisingMrs Victoria Plunket-Checkemian

This is an outstanding school. Students make outstanding progress across all key stages and attainment is well above national average

Ofsted, June 2012