Staff List

Last updated 05/01/2017

The Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher: Mr A. Pollard

Senior Deputy Headteacher: Mr J. Miller

Deputy Headteacher: Mrs L. Barker

Assistant Headteachers:

  • Mr M. Heron
  • Mrs S. Murray
  • Mr S. Peters
  • Mr N. Walker

Associate Assistant Headteacher:

  • Mrs M. Collier

School Business and Finance Manager

  • Mrs K. Johnson
The English Department

Head of Subject: Mr P. Blakemore

Teaching Staff:

  • Mr C. Byron
  • Ms E. Cairns
  • Mrs V. Christopherson (2nd in Department)
  • Mrs J. Coleman-Brown
  • Miss A. Fazackerley
  • Mr A. Grundy
  • Miss L. Hill (2nd in Department)
  • Mrs F. Nicholson
  • Mrs M. Rowe
  • Mrs R. Thomson
  • Ms C. Warren
  • Ms C. Welsby
The Mathematics Department

Head of Subject: Mrs J. Roberts

Teaching Staff:

  • Miss J. Ashby
  • Mrs M. Collier (Associate Assistant Headteacher)
  • Mr G. Eldridge
  • Ms R. Fletcher
  • Mr M. Gaskell (2nd in Department)
  • Mrs L. Heron
  • Mrs K. James
  • Mr P. Murphy (2nd in Department)
  • Mr D. Prout
  • Ms M. Wilkinson
  • Ms P. Winstanley
The Science Department

Head of Subject: Mr P. Sefton

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs E. Banks
  • Mr I. Bradford
  • Mrs C. Catterall
  • Mr M. Davies
  • Mrs S. Fisher
  • Mrs E. Gregory
  • Miss L. Griffiths
  • Mrs G. Hill
  • Mrs A. Nicholson (Lead Practitioner)
  • Mrs N. Parfitt
  • Mrs A. Robinson (2nd in Department)
  • Ms L. Walsh
  • Mrs S. Whyte
  • Mr A. Wright (3rd in Department)
The Art Department

Head of Subject: Mr M Aitchison

Teaching Staff:

  • Ms C. Cleary
  • Mrs J. Della Cerra
  • Mrs R. Houghton
The Computer Science Department

Head of Subject: Mr C. Doran

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs G. Hill
  • Miss M. Reeder
The Design and Technology Department

Head of Subject: Mr M. Malone

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs R. Aitchison (3rd in Department)
  • Mr G. Billington (Lead Practitioner – T&L)
  • Mrs J. Fisher
  • Miss R. Maudsley (2nd in Department)
  • Mrs P. McDermott
  • Mr S. Peters (Assistant Headteacher)
  • Miss S. Welsh
The Drama Department

Head of Subject: Miss K. Gannon

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs C. Heald
The Health and Social Care Department

Head of Subject: Miss K. Barker

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs E. Banks
  • Mrs S. Murray (Assistant Headteacher)
The Humanities Department

Head of Subject for Humanities: Mr N. Brien


Head of Subject: Mr N. Brien

Teaching Staff:

  • Mr J. Nichols
  • Miss R. Reardon


Head of Subject for KS3: Mrs C. Magleave
Head of Subject for KS4: Mr A. Grant

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs S. Caldicott
  • Mr M. Heron (Assistant Headteacher)
  • Miss C. Woosey

Religious Education

Head of Subject: Mrs C. Jones

Teaching Staff:

  • Mrs S. Caldicott
  • Mrs C. Jones
  • Mrs C. Magleave
  • Mrs L. Barker  (Deputy Headteacher)
The Media Studies Department

Head of Subject: Mr A. Grundy

Teaching Staff:

  • Miss A. Fazackerley
  • Mrs M. Rowe
The Modern Foreign Languages Department

Head of Subject: Ms M. Simms-Crewe

Teaching Staff:

  • Miss J. Brass (2nd in Department)
  • Miss A. Foy
  • Mrs E. Hodgkinson
  • Mrs J. Lea
  • Mrs S. McDermott
  • Mrs D. Miller (Part-time MFL – Outreach work)
  • Mr J. Miller (Senior Deputy Headteacher)
  • Mrs C. Morris
The Music Department

Head of Subject: Mrs M. Stevens

Teaching Staff:

  • Mr M. Ciaputa
The Physical Education Department

Head of Subject: Mr G. Stazicker

Teaching Staff:

  • Mr I. Barker (i/c Aim Higher)
  • Miss K. Barker
  • Mr M. Devine
  • Mrs M. Duffy (2nd in Department)
  • Mrs N. Pilkington
  • Miss H. Spurr (Maternity cover)
The Pastoral Team

Year 7: Mrs C. Unsworth (also in charge of Transition)

Year 8: Mr T. Sullivan

Year 9: Mrs J. Whittaker

Year 10: Mrs R. Murray

Year 11: Mr D. Morgan

Key Stage 4 Pathways and Destinations: Ms C. Cleary

The Student Services Department

Assistant Headteacher i/c of Pupil Premium and SEND: Mrs S. Murray

Higher Learning Support Assistants

  • Ms J. Ackers
  • Mrs C. Hatton
  • Mrs N. Lawrence

Learning Support Assistants (Level 3)

  • Mrs E. Ellison
  • Mrs A. Goodwin
  • Mrs N. Hull
  • Mrs M. Pritchard
  • Mr T. Rowe
  • Mrs M. Walker

Learning Support Assistants (Level 2)

  • Mrs D. Fairhurst
  • Mrs D. Hickman
  • Mrs K. Mitchell
  • Miss A. Mulvaney
  • Mr J. O’Brien
  • Mrs L. Taylor
  • Miss A. Wilding

Key Stage 4 Pathways and Destinations: Mrs C. Cleary

Head of Subject for PSHEE and Citizenship at Key Stage 3, Work Related Learning at Key Stage 4: Mrs C. Jones

The Support Staff

J. Hefford – Admin Support Assistant
D. Roughley – Admin Support Assistant
P. Spiers – Admin Support Assistant
A. Stewart – Admin Support Assistant
K. Aspey – Attendance Manager
P. West – Attendance/Outreach Officer
A. Quinn – Business Admin Apprentice
I. Oldham – Cover/Exams Manager
A. Farrimond – Cover Supervisor
L. Aitchison – Data Manager
A. Seddon – Facilities Manager
J. Reardon – Finance Officer
K. Parsons – HR/Finance Officer
J. Marsden – ICT Technician & Web Designer
K. Charnock – Librarian
S. Dunn – MCS Kitchen Supervisor (Contractor)
B. McLoughlin – Network Manager
M. Ravenscroft – Network Support Engineer
J. Preston – PA/SLT Admin
M. Grainger – Pastoral Admin Support Assistant
K. Gaskell – Pastoral Admin Support Assistant
S. Hill – Reprographic Officer
J. Yates – Senior Admin Support Officer
C. Donnelly – Site Management Team
D. Johnson – Site Management Team
S. Waite – Site Management Team
D. Rostron – Technician (Science)
M. Mackenzie – Technician (Technology)

Mid Day Supervisory Staff

  • C. Birchall
  • Y. Dawber
  • S. Farrell
  • S. Frail
  • T. Jackson
  • P. Melling
  • M. Oldfield
  • K. Oldfield
  • H. Roper
  • L. Turner

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