Who's Who




Mr Niall SmithMr N Smith Smith

Role: Headteacher

Qualifications: Master of Arts (Cantab), National Professional Qualification for Headship (N.P.Q.H.)

Responsibilities: Strategy & Culture

Teaching Area: English

Mr Brian BurnsBrian Burns

Role: Deputy Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), National Professional Qualification for Headship (N.P.Q.H.)

Responsibilities: Quality Assurance

Teaching Area: Business Studies

Mr Daniel EdwardsDan Edwards

Role: Senior Assistant Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Responsibilities: Pastoral Care & DSL

Teaching Area: PE


Mr Alal HaqueAlal Haque

Role: Assistant Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Art (Honours)

Responsibilities: Curriculum

Ms Rebecca LinneyRebecca Linney Sept 16

Role: Assistant Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Art (Honours)

Responsibilities: Quality of Learning & Head of Year 11

Mr Ian NeedsIan Needs

Role: Assistant Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Art (Honours)

Responsibilities; Head of Sixth Form & Head of Subject History

Mrs Nataliya BennettNataliya Bennett

Role: Business Manager

Responsibilities: Finance & Resources

Teaching Staff

English, Drama & Media Studies

Aisha Bashir ABS English Teacher
Chloe Conn CCN HOS Drama and Literacy Co-ordinator
Miriam Glendenning       MGL HOS Media Studies
Jamie-Lee King JLK English Teacher and HOY 9
Satbir Panesar SBA English Teacher
Zahraa Salloo ZSA HOF English
Amanda Taylor ATA English 2 i/c


Nathalie Audouin-Leighton NAU HOF Mathematics
Ian Boakes IBO Maths Teacher
John Garcia JGR

Maths Teacher
Rustom Parekh RPA Maths Teacher
Michel Rubini MRB Maths Teacher
Jane Weller JWE Maths Teacher and Data Analyst
Gregory Woods GWO Mathematics 2i/c & Lead Practitioner


Caroline Hall CHA Science Teacher
Shin Lee SLE Head of Key Stage 4 Science
Chelsea Litchfield CLC Science Teacher
Diego Penagos DPE Science Teacher
David Punter DPU Science Teacher and School Mental Health Lead
Rebecca White RWH HOF Science
Darnisha Yuvarajah DYU Head of Key Stage 3 Science


Meghan Brannigan MBR History Teacher and Outstanding Learner Co-ordinator
Jemima Fox JFO History Teacher and HOS Religious Studies and Outstanding Learner Co-ordinator
Claire Harrington CHR HOF Humanities
Scott Howe SHO Geography Teacher
Matthew Iles MIL Religious Studies & Criminology Teacher
Jenna Macdonald JMC Psychology Teacher

Modern Foreign Languages 

Barbara Badura BBA MFL Teacher
Natasha Coen NCO MFL Teacher and Deputy Head of Sixth Form and EPQ Co-ordinator
David Johnson DJO HOF MFL


Christina Andreou CAN HOS Business Studies
Depen Fatania DFA Design Technology Teacher & HOY10
Christopher Lee CLE Design Technology Teacher
Claudia Melo CME Business Studies Teacher
Darren Sowerbutts DSO HOF Engineering
Gary Swinchin Rew GSR HOS ICT and PDT Co-ordinator and CCF

Music & Art

Robert Bagley RBG Art & Engineering Teacher
Kate Geering KGE HOY 8 and Art Teacher
David Morgan DMO HOF Music & Art
Vee Yendoll VYE HOS Music

Physical Education

James Colbert JCO HOF PE
Daniel Grinstead DGR PE Teacher and HOY 7
Chris Jordan CJO PE Teacher and D of E Co-ordinator
Samuel Taylor STY PE Teacher


Karl Nicholas KNI Head of Inclusion and SENDCO

Support Staff:

Pastoral Support Team

Dawn Ball DBA Pastoral Support Officer and Cover Supervisor
Dan Best DBE School Counsellor
Karen Clements KCL Pastoral Support Officer and Cover Supervisor
Paul Da Costa PDC Learning Mentor
Julie Tyson JTY Pastoral Support Officer and Cover Supervisor

Learning Support Team

Mirka Benkova MBE Teaching Assistant
Amy Bullen ABU Teaching Assistant
Barry Collins BCO Teaching Assistant
Tayyaba Dar TDA Teaching Assistant
Hayley Goldsmith HGO Teaching Assistant
Karen Gregory KGR Teaching Assistant
Sylwia Jezyk SJE Tutor
Roger Manning RMA Teaching Assistant and Assistant Librarian
David Naumann DNA Tutor
Trudy Pollicott TPO Senior Teaching Assistant
Andrew Robson ARB Teaching Assistant
Petra Sameri PSM EAL Coordinator
Krisztina Solyomne Mohacsi KMO Teaching Assistant
Mojgan Zaman-nia MZA Learning Facilitator

Site Team

Elizabeth Argent EAR Cleaner
Bob Hawken RHA Site Manager
Leszek Lisiecki LLI Cleaner
Daniel Nice DNI Assistant Site Manager

Curriculum Support Team

Sam Coulson SCL Science Technician
Faye Cunningham FCU Reprographics & Administrative Assistant
Stephen Eacott SEA Activities Facilitator
Allison Hensman AHE Librarian
Jane Pierce JPI Exams Officer
Vineeta Shukla VSH Curriculum Support Assistant (Science & Food)
Patricia Thorne PTH Curriculum Support Assistant (Art & Engineering)

Administration & Finance

Nichola Bell NBE Clerk to Governors and Teaching Assistant
Charlotte Conlon CCO PA to Headteacher
Alexandra Desai ADE Attendance Officer and Admininstrator
Sarah Humphreys SHU Office Manager 
Clare Loveday CLO Finance Officer
Nikki Mead NME Receptionist and Administrator and Assistant Exams Officer
Anthony Smith ASM Administrator and Website Manager
Sue Taylor STA Marketing & Recruitment Officer  and BTEC Quality Nominee
 as at 17th April 2023

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