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Academy Staff

Senior Staff

  • Jed Donnelly - Co-Principal / SENCO
  • Maria Taylor - Co-Principal
  • Anton van der Watt - Vice Principal - Pastoral Support
  • Laurie French - Vice-Principal Vocational, Alternate and College Provision
  • Greg Moss - School Business Manager
  • Roy Chinyanga - Head of Care

Teaching Staff

  • Kat Sell - Maths Teacher
  • Joanne Stanley - English Teacher
  • Kate Maume - Science Teacher
  • Rebecca Harris - English Instructor
  • Julia Glover - Maths Instructor
  • Jazmin Hudak - Art Teacher
  • Matthew Webb - PE Instructor
  • Loraine Rose - Humanities Teacher
  • Sarah Orchard - Food Technology Teacher
  • Laura Day - Year 7 Nurture Teacher
  • Jazz Moore-Smith - Year 7 Nurture Teacher
  • Charlotte Robb - Year 5/6 Teacher
  • Lucy Goldsmith - Primary Instructor
  • Peter Morris - One to One Tutor
  • Darren Cooper - One to One Tutor


Support Staff

  • Hilary Brake - LSA
  • Gill Thornton - LSA
  • Caitlin Jauncey - LSA
  • Emma Cooper - Team Leader Support Staff/HLTA
  • Helen Cheyne - HLTA
  • Catherine Corner - LSA
  • Sue Duke - IST Lead
  • Elizabeth Laws - LSA
  • Elizabeth Cahill - LSA
  • Donna Butler - LSA
  • Madaleine Scott - LSA
  • Michelle Carden - LSA
  • Emily Crosby - Assistant Educational Psychologist

Care Staff 

  • Lorraine Hayes - Senior Child Care Officer
  • Mike Dixon - RCCO  
  • Beverley Bryan - Waking Night Attendant

Admin Staff

  • Amanda Cherry - HR / Finance Officer
  • Sarah Taylor - Finance Assistant
  • Sarah Burrows - Receptionist/Admin Support
  • Karen King - PA to Deputy Headteacher
  • Sharon Stephenson - PA to Head Teacher
  • Tina Aston - Community Liaison Officer
  • Jane Kurn - Receptionist/Admin Support

Kitchen Staff

  • Leslie Crowley - Cook in Charge
  • Mandy Owen - Assistant to Afternoon Cook
  • Jenny Paget - Assistant to Cook

Other Staff

  • Richard Williams - Buildings Operations Supervisor
  • Graham Thornton - Caretaker
  • Artur Slezak - Handyman/Driver

Associate Staff

  •   Fran Halford, Fresh Start Lead Therapist