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Telephone : 01227 931300 Email : Office


If your child has received a POSITIVE test result for coronavirus please can you inform us using the following designated email address:

Please note that this email address is NOT to be used for any other notifications.

If your child has any symptoms of coronavirus or will be absent from school for any other reason please contact the school using either Edulink or the following email address:


Due to Covid-19 Reception is currently closed to visitors, please contact us by telephone or email.

We aim to respond to enquiries within 24 hours, but as we are putting learning first, please be patient as we may be teaching or dealing with a school matter.  Below is an extensive list of contacts, click on the name to start an email conversation.  General enquiries and messages can be left at reception if you are unsure who to contact.

School Telephone: 01227 931300

Option 1: Attendance Office

Option 2: Pupil Admissions

Option 4: Reception


Office and General Enquiries

Receptionist (general enquiries)- Mrs L 01227 931300

Office Manager - Ms D Possee:

Admissions Administrator - Mrs J or 01227 931340  

Attendance Officer - Mrs N Loxley-Jones: or 01227 931345

Exams Officer - Mrs A Standen BA: or 01227 931346

Caretakers/site team - The  

Chair of Governors - Mr A Ramsey (contact via the Clerk at  



Progress Leaders

To discuss pupil progress.


Year 7 -  Ms K Gee BA (Hons):

Year 8 - Mrs K Higgins BSc (Hons):

Year 9 -  Mr A Hampton MA:

Year 10 - Miss J Connolly BA (Hons):

Years 11 - Mr R McLeish BSc:

Years 12 and 13 - Mr B Bills BSc (Hons):


House Leaders

Endeavour - Miss J Connolly BA (Hons):

Victory - Mr A Granville BA (Hons):

Pastoral Support Managers (PSMs)

Non-teaching members of staff who have more time to help with day-to-day organisation, welfare and behavioural issues.


Year 7 -  Mrs E Stephens:

Year 8 - Mrs A Franklin:

Year 9 -  Miss L Hamnett:

Year 10 - Mrs C Crocombe:

Years 11 - Miss R Tracy:

Years 12 and 13 - Mr L Lane:

Subjects Leaders/Directors

To discuss a subject-related matter, please contact the Subject Leader or Director.


Director of English - Ms E Ritchie MA:

Director of Maths - Mr G Yates BA (Hons):

Director of Science - Mr C Donovan-Bayley BSc (Hons):

Director of Humanities - Mr J Brewster BSc (Hons):

Art - Mrs S Connell BA (Hons):

History -  Ms T Coleman MA:

ICT and Technologies - Miss J Coleman BSc (Hons):

Modern Foreign Languages - Ms M Amboage BA (Hons):

Performing Arts - Mr A Granville BA (Hons):

Philosophy, Ethics & Values - Mr M Waters BA (Hons):

Physical Education - Mrs S Merrick BA (Hons):

Senior Leadership Team

Not always as readily available as other staff; please see if someone else can assist you first.


Headteacher - Mrs A M Gibson MA:

Deputy Headteacher (Teaching & Learning) - Mr S Scales BA (Hons):

Senior Assistant Headteacher (Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare) - Mr D Chaplin MA:

Senior Assistant Headteacher (Quality of Education & Outcomes for Pupils) - Mr D Costley BA (Hons):  

Senior Assistant Headteacher (Sixth Form/IBCP Co-ordinator) - Mrs L Brown BA (Hons):

Senior Assistant Headteacher (Transitions and Year 7 Recruitment) - Ms K Gee BA (Hons):

Senior Assistant Headteacher (CPD) - Miss C Sawyer BA (Hons):

SEND Co-ordinator (SENCO) - Mrs L Murphy MSc: