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C. Brown


Paddy Cassidy

Vice Principal

Alison Underwood 

Vice Principal 

Kelly Harris (0.8fte)

Vice Principal

Sarah Bennett (0.8fte)

Assistant Vice Principal (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) 

Sophie Poole

Assistant Vice Principal

Samantha Holmes (0.6fte)

Assistant Vice Principal

Colin Samuels

Assistant Vice Principal

Warren Gourley

Assistant Vice Principal

David Hickson

Assistant Vice Principal

Ken Robb

Finance & Resources Director

Clare Stokes

Inclusion Manager
(Designated Safeguarding Lead)


Evelyn Peck

SENDCo & Extended SLT Member

Sophie Braithwaite

Art & Design Subject Leader 

Rhiannon Jones

Teacher of Art

Peter Hodges

Design Technology Subject Leader / Associate Senior Leader (ICT Project Management & Extended Learning)
Audrey Penman

Design Technology Second in Department 

Ursula Davies

Teacher of Design Technology

Janaya Ward (0.4fte)

Teacher of Design Technology 

Holly Holland (0.8fte)

Teacher of Design Technology

Lucy Moffatt (0.8fte)

Drama Subject Leader

Charlotte Horton

Teacher of Drama

Clare Tingay

Teacher of Drama

Jennifer Lindsey

Head of Learning Area for English (English and Media)

Rachel Rock

Head of Learning Area (ARC/Curriculum + Additional Responsibility Extended Senior Leadership Team)

Hannah Ellison-Dunn

English Second in Department (KS3 Co-ordinator)

Gouman Omar

English Second in Department (KS4 Co-ordinator)

Jude Offord

Teacher of English (KS5 Co-ordinator)

Doyin Akinyemi (0.6fte)

Teacher of English

Helena Goodrich

Teacher of English

Harriet Walsh

Teacher of English 

Reanna Teape

Teacher of English

Leo Deliss

Economics  Subject Leader

Daniella Oliver

Geography Subject Leader

Tara Mallon Doyle

Geography Teacher & PSHE Second in Department

Adam Subkow

History Subject Leader

Ruth Springer (0.5fte) 

Teacher of Humanities 

Christine Dawkins

Teacher of Humanities 

Naul Mullen

Teacher of Humanities

Faisal Bakht

ICT / Computing Subject Leader

Joshua Devan

Teacher of ICT / Computing & Maths

Kofi Karikari

Teacher of ICT / Computing

Lauren O'Connor-Simpson

Head of Learning Area for Mathematics (Maths and Economics)

Jalpa Rawal

Maths Second in Department

Nicholas Diplos

Maths Second in Department

Daniel Lilley

Maths Second in Department

Safae Benmouh

Teacher of Maths

Amina Yonis

Teacher of Maths  (ML)

Bertie Simpson Teacher of Maths

Nasrin Croft 

Teacher of Maths

Cristina Maialetti

Teacher of Maths

Pauline Byles Teacher of Maths

Cecilia Cuicchi

Teacher of Maths 

Priyanka Makwana

Teacher of Maths (ML)

Thelma Baffour Teacher of Maths

Corey McMillan

Teacher of Media Studies

Monica Goncalves

Modern Foreign Languages
Subject Leader

Emiley Bendle

Head of Learning Area for Art and Design (Art, DT and Computer Science)

Christopher Lees

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages 

Ana Barrios

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Yilmaz Akdal

Turkish Tutor

Kathryn Judd

Director of Music

Richard Lloyd

Teacher of Music

Uzo Nwanaga

Teacher of Music

Lauren Savage

Head of Learning Area for PE (+ other subjects) (+ Additional Responsibility: PCM & Lead Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator) (ML)

Janine Al- Adely

PE Subject Leader (MC)

Matthew Oluwaseyi

Teacher of PE

Dean Mundle- Smith

Teacher of PE

Kate Rooney (0.8fte)

Head of Learning Area for Performing Arts & Health (Drama, Music, PE and Health & Social Care)

Emma Daly

Head of Learning Area for History and Politics (PSHE, Politics and Citizenship, History)

Isobel Boyson (0.8fte)

Head of Learning Area (RE & Sociology, MFL and Geography)

Katherine Murphy (0.8fte)

Extended Leadership Team Member Responsible for Science & Psychology

Hannah Opoku-Mensah

Psychology Subject Leader

Simone Sherwood

Deputy Head of Science

Samah Addan

Deputy Head of Science (ML)

Sheikh Rahman Head of Chemistry (ML)

Hok Man Tang

Teacher of Physics

Alia Shaikh (0.6fte)

Teacher of Science (ML)

Shadie Kanj

Teacher of Science

Laura Seabright (0.8fte)

Teacher of Science

Jonathan Parris

Teacher of Science

Liam Spencer Teacher of Science
Fahima Haque (0.6fte) Teacher of Science
Hibaq Abdule

Teacher of Science

Shahzada Atif Niwaz

Deputy Head of Science (MC)

Asher Rhone

Teacher of Science (Teach First)


Katie Reader

Year 7 Director of Learning 

Faye Kelly

Year 8 Director of Learning / PE Teacher

Shifa Begum

Year 8 Deputy Director of Learning/Lead Learning Support Assistant 

Kathleen Jones

Year 9 Director of Learning

Jonathan Bellinger

Year 10 Director of Learning / PE Teacher
Ali Aiba-Reynolds Year 9 & 10 Deputy Director of Learning

Ariane Oyejobi

Year 11 Director of Learning

Canan Ozcelik Year 11 Deputy Director of Learning


Sahresh Khan

ARC Manager

Rebecca Antwi

ARC Learning Support Assistant

Anna Schmidt-Hansen (0.6fte)

Art & Design Technician

Lorraine Cohen

Attendance & Admissions Manager

Deborah Holder (0.6fte)

Head of Counselling

Charlotta Mason (0.4fte)


Patrick Joseph

Cover Supervisor

Azariah Lindo

Cover Supervisor 

Lana Joinson

Cover Supervisor

Cathie Coyle

Data & Exams Manager 

Shamimur Rahman

Data & Exams Officer

Hugh Fox

Deputy Head of Sixth Form

Alex Tuckwood (0.8fte)

Design Technology Technician

Melanie Robinson

Food/Design Technology Support Assistant / Cover Supervisor

Diana Mensah

Higher Education & Careers Manager & PSHE Second in Department

Leah Callaghan

Inclusion Administrator 

Nadia Islam

Lead Learning Support Assistant 

Tracy Foster

Lead Learning Support Assistant

Jacqueline Loschner

Lead Learning Support Assistant 

Joel Williams

Learning Support Assistant 

Vanessa Otadende

Learning Support Assistant 

Nayim Ahmed Learning Support Assistant
Khadeejah Khatun Learning Support Assistant
Ryan Pluck Learning Support Assistant
Zainab Patel Learning Support Assistant
Chrysi Anastasaki Learning Support Assistant

Wai Yen (Lisa) Man

Lead Science Technician

Marlene Attard (0.6fte)

Science Technician

Gerald Howgate

Science Technician

Aidan Higgins

Learning Resource Centre Manager

Lara Abbiss-Stubbs (0.4fte)

Learning Support Assistant (0.6fte)/Art and Design Technician 

Maria-Pilar Baines-Alarcos 

Modern Foreign Languages Assistant

Ellen Baumgartner (0.6fte)

Modern Foreign Languages Assistant (French)

Don Burgess

Music Technician

Nima Khanom

Sixth Form Administrator

Ellen Spencer

Student Support Administrator
(Part Time) (ML)

Bianca Thomas

Student Support Administrator

(Part Time) (MC)


Tracey Bannister (0.6fte)

PA to the Principal

Beatrice Malleson (0.8fte)

Partnership Director

Lynsey Fitzpatrick

UBS Employee Volunteer Manager

Caroline Addison

UBS Project & Volunteer Manager (Part Time)

Maureen McCann

Office Manager

Rossana Freitas

Administrator with Reception Responsibilities (AM) 

Veronica Anderson-Brown Receptionist/Administrator (PM) 
Jasmine Chin Administrator - Responsible for Reprographics & Reception Cover

Martina McLachlan


Harriet Luwum

Finance Manager

Priscilla Agyare

Human Resources Manager

Tatiana Monteiro

Human Resources Administrator

Mohammed Tariq Ahmed

Head of Information Technology

Neville Simpson

Senior ICT Technician

Gulaid Adan

ICT Technician

Ali Raza

System Administrator 


Ian Dust

Facilities Manager

Mark Porter
Assistant Facilities Manager

Jamie McManus

Facilities Technician

Reginald Campbell

Facilities Technician


Kamel Ouahchia

Catering Manager

M’hamed Oukid

Breakfast Chef 

Kim Nguyen

Dining Assistant

Lois Maskell

Dining Assistant

Wenta Arbha

Kitchen Assistant

Kouaho (Dominique) Aman

Kitchen Porter

Azzedine Saidi

Kitchen Porter

Mamy Kabala

Commis Chef 


Suzanne Morrow

Senior Lunch Time Supervisor

Sufia Karim

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Rezina Talukdar

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Patricia Peake

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Suraiya Khatun 

Administration Assistant/Lunch Time Supervisor

Other Long and Short Term Workers

Rahma Mohammed

 Teacher of History

 Kristina Stagg

 Teacher of Science and PE

 Judy Fan

 Teacher of Science

 Elysa d'Abbro (0.6fte)

 Teacher of Science

Rushna Begum

 Academic Mentor (Mathematics)

 Yilmaz Akdal

 Turkish Tutor (Part Time)

 Jean Pierre Henao

 Audio Visual Technician (Adhoc Basis)

Janet Pearce

 Place2Be Transition Manager
 (External Organisation)


Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (KS3)
Paddy Cassidy (KS4)
Alison Underwood (Sixth Form)
Jennifer Evans

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb