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Telephone : 01227 931300 Email : Office


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 or 01227 931346

Caretakers/site team - The  

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

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 and 9 -  Miss L Hamnett:

Years 10 and 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: