Staff List

Total number of staff currently - 208 (Teaching staff - 109 including 23 peripatectic teachers).

Senior Leadership Team 

Headmistress 

Dr Helen Stringer DPhil, MA Hons University of Sussex, PGCE Institute of Education, London

Deputy Head (Pastoral Care and Guidance)

Mrs A O'Doherty MA University College London | BA Hons Birmingham City University | QTS, University of Wolverhampton

Deputy Head (Academic)

Mr H Rickman BA Hons, | MBA, University of Leicester

Head of Junior School

Mr R Urquhart, BSc Hons, | QTS, Brunel University

Director of Sixth Form

Mrs J Cantwell BSc Joint Hons, Durham University | PGCE, University of London 

Director of Finance and Operations

Mrs A Headley BA Hons, | ACMA, | University of Manchester

Development Director

Mrs J Fitzroy-Ezzy BA Hons, University of Nottingham

Senior School 

Assistant Head 

Mrs M Langhorn BSc Hons, Coventry Lancaster Polytechnic | PGCE, Leicester University 

Deputy Director of Sixth Form 

Miss R Kneen BSc Hons | PGCE, University of Exeter 

Head of Pastoral Care, Special Educational Needs and Cocurricular Coordinator

Ms S Margareto BA DipEd, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia | Diploma of Special Needs/Dyslexia,Northampton University 

Key Stage 4 Team Leader

Miss K Mason BA Hons MLitt Newcastle University | PGCE University of Durham

Key Stage 4 Guidance Coordinator

Miss S Fraser BA Hons, | QTS, De Montfort University

Key Stage 3 Team Leader

Miss A Chapman BSc, University of York / PGCE, University of London 

Key Stage 3 Guidance Coordinator

Miss C Hurst BA Hons, Brighton University | QTS, Chelsea School of Physical Education

School Consultant Teacher

Mrs D Hill BA Hons, | PGCE, Leeds University

CPD Hub Leader

Mr J Williams BA Hons, University of Manchester| PGCE, University of Leicester

Houses Coordinator

Mrs J Hackett BEd Hons, De Montfort University

 

Faculty of English

Head of Faculty and Head of English

Mr J Williams BA Hons, University of Manchester| PGCE, University of Leicester

Mrs A Halstead BA Hons, University College, London | PGCE,Southampton University

Mrs C Hopley BA Hons, Liverpool University

Mr A Viesel MA University College London| BA, PGCE ST Hugh's College, University of Oxford

Subject Leader Film

Ms L Heimfield BA Hons, Wales University | MA | PGCE, Leeds University

 

Faculty of Creative Arts

Head of Faculty and Subject Leader Art

Mrs M Beacroft BA Hons, University of Northumbria PGCE,Manchester Metropolitan University | Certificate in further Professional Studies,Newcastle University

Mr D Laubscher BA | BEd, University of Stellenbasch, South Africa 

Director of Theatre Studies

Mrs C Care BA Hons, Nene College, University of Leicester | CertED | MA, University of Northampton |PG Dip, Hertfordshire Theatre School

Director of Music 

Mr P Nathan BA Hons, University of Sheffield | MGTP, University of East London

Mrs E Arkell BA Hons, Cambridge University | PGCE, Huddersfield University 

Subject Leader Food 

Miss S Knight BSc with QTS, Nottingham Trent University

 

Faculty of Humanities

Head of Faculty and Subject Leader Geography 

Mr J Earp BA Hons, | PGCE Geography, University of Nottingham

Miss R Kneen BSc Hons | PGCE Exeter University 

Mrs A Scanlon BA Hons, PGCE, Durham University

Head of History 

Mr A Donaldson BA Hons, University of Warwick | PGCE University of Keele

Mrs G Gray BA Hons, | MA, Kings College | PGCE, University of London | BA Hons, University of Northampton

Mrs D Curtis BA Hons, University of Nottingham | PGCE University of Leicester

Subject Leader Economics and Business

Mrs I Tansley BA Hons, Kingston University | PGCE,University College, Worcester

Mrs M Langhorn BSc Hons, Coventry Lancaster Polytechnic | PGCE, Leicester University

Mrs R Hymers BSc Hons,  Bradford University | PGCE, University of Wolverhampton 

Subject Leader Theology and Philosophy

Miss T Robinson BA Hons, University of Manchester | PGCE Liverpool Hope University  

 

Faculty of Languages

Head of Faculty

Mrs D Hill BA Hons, | PGCE, Leeds University

Subject Leader French

Mrs J James BA Hons /PGCE, The Queen's University, Belfast

Mrs E Morgan BA Hons, University of Bristol | PGCE, University of Oxford

Miss S Onvoen BA Hons, Universite de Bretagne Sud | PGCE, Oxford Brookes University

Subject Leader Spanish

Mr M Watson BA Hons, University of Liverpool | PGCE,  Liverpool St John Moores University 

Mrs A Maslen MSc Staffordshire University | Maitrise, University of International Affairs, France

Head of Classics

Mrs S Holland MA, Oxford University | PGCE, Bedford College

Mr J Holland BA, Leicester University | MA, Hertford University| MSc | PGCE, Cambridge University

Miss K Mason BA Hons MLitt Newcastle University | PGCE University of Durham

 

Faculty of Mathematics 

Head of Faculty

Mr A Ball BEng Hons, Coventry University | PGCE Bedford College of Higher Education

Mrs A Down BSc Hons, Royal Holloway & Bedford New College, University of London | PGCE University of Cambridge

Mrs W Forsyth B.Eng., Cambridge University | PGCE University of Northampton

Mrs K Harrison BA Hons, Lancaster University | PGCE, Warwick University

Mrs R Laubscher BSc | HDE, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Subject Leader Computing and eLearning

Mr J Martin MA, Queen's University, Belfast | PGCE Homerton College, Cambridge

 

Faculty of Science 

Head of Faculty

Mrs J Cantwell BSc Joint Hons,  Durham University | PGCE University of London

Subject Leader Physics

Mrs A Vizor BA Hons, Christ’s College, Cambridge University | PGCE, Bristol University

Mrs S Battams BSc Hons, | PGCE, University of Nottingham | MPhil, Loughborough University

Subject Leader Chemistry 

Mrs R Fenn BA Hons, | MA University of Cambridge / QTS, University of Hertfordshire

Mrs S Barker BA | QTS, Open University

Dr N Carr BSc Hons, | PhD, University of Hull

Miss C Parboteeah MA Hons, | PGCE, University of Leicester 

Mrs K Li-Lakkappa MA, Institute of Education, London | BSc Hons, University of Portsmouth | PGCE, Durham University

Subject Leader Biology

Mr R Attwood BSc Hons, | PGCE, University of Leeds

Mrs E Pearson BSc Hons, University of Birmingham | PGCE, Homerton College, University of Cambridge | MSc (Research)

Subject Leader Psychology 

Miss A Chapman BSc, University of York / PGCE, University of London

 

Faculty of Sports

Head of Faculty

Mrs J Hackett BEd Hons, De Montfort University

Deputy Head of Faculty 

Ms S Fernandes BA Hons, Northwest University, South Africa

Mrs E Ford Business Studies Diploma | Teaching Cert. Northampton University

Miss S Fraser BA Hons, | QTS, De Montfort University

Miss C Hurst BA Hons, Brighton University | QTS, Chelsea School of Physical Education

Mrs J Webb BA with QTS, De Montfort University 

 

Library: Librarian 

Mrs A Buxton BA Hons, Wolverhampton University | PG Dip Lib Northumbria University 

Junior School

Head of Junior School

Mr R Urquhart, BSc Hons, | QTS, Brunel University

Deputy Head of Junior School and Head of Early Years Foundation Stage 

Mrs J Purvey-Tyrer, BEd Hons, Leeds University  

Mrs C Bleech Mathematics Subject Leader / Class Teacher Year 5  BSc, Bristol University | MSc, Kingston University | PGCE, Bristol University

Miss N Brandon-Jones English and RE Subject Leader, Teacher Year 3 BA Hons, University of Wales

Mrs S Dadge Curriculum Co-ordinator, Class Teacher Year 6 BA Hons, (QTS), Warwick University

Mrs A Davis Art Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 5 BA Hons, Newcastle-upon-Tyne University | PGCE, University College of Ripon and York

Mrs S Dale PSHE Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 2 BA Hons, University of Bedfordshire, QTS

Ms F Duck SEN Teacher, BA Hons, University College, Cardiff / PGCE, De Montfort University

Mrs K Farrar Geography Subject Leader, Class Teacher Reception BEd, University College Northampton

Mrs K Fordham Year 6 Class Teacher, BA Hons Education, University of Exeter

Mrs L Green History Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 1 BA Hons, Manchester Polytechnic | PGCE, Sheffield Polytechnic

Mrs H Greenbank Computing Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 4 BEd Hons, Plymouth University

Mrs C Miller Music Subject Leader, GTCL, Trinity College of Music, London University | MTC, London University

Mrs S Revie Science Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 1 BA Hons, (QTS), University of Surrey

Mrs E Shaw  Class Teacher Reception, BEd Hons, University of Birmingham 

Mrs S Shaw DT Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 2 BA Hons PGCE University of Northampton

Miss N Taylor  Subject Leader, Class Teacher Year 4 BSc Hons, Bristol University | PGCE, Nene College

Mrs K Hillery Nursery Manager (Pastoral), NVQ Level 3 Early Years Care and Education, Northampton College

Mrs S Waters Nursery Manager (Education), BA, University of Northampton