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Chris Brown


Alison Underwood 

Vice Principal (ML)

Kelly Harris (0.8fte)

Vice Principal (Personal Development, Inclusion & Admissions)

Sarah Bennett (0.8fte)

Vice Principal (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) 

Sophie Poole

Vice Principal 

Samantha Holmes (0.6fte)

Assistant Vice Principal (ML)

Colin Samuels

Assistant Vice Principal

Warren Gourley

Assistant Vice Principal

David Hickson (0.8fte)

Assistant Vice Principal

Evelyn Peck

Assistant Vice Principal & SENDCo

Ken Robb

Finance & Resources Director

Clare Stokes

Inclusion Manager
(Designated Safeguarding Lead)


Sophie Braithwaite

Art Subject Leader 

Rhiannon Jones

Teacher of Art

Nadya Waisome

Design Technology Subject Leader 

Ursula Davies

Teacher of Design Technology (Lead for Hospitality & Catering)

Holly Holland (0.8fte)

Teacher of Design Technology (ML)

Seevana Raghubeer

Teacher of Design Technology (Lead for Resistant Materials)

Kimberley Chatterley

Drama Subject Leader

Charlotte Horton

Teacher of Drama

Clare Tingay (0.6fte)

Teacher of Drama

Jennifer Lindsey

Head of Learning Area for English (English and Media) (ML)

Rachel Rock (0.8fte)

Head of Learning Area for Communication & Culture (ARC, Computer Science & Religious Studies, Plus Additional Responsibility Extended Senior Leadership Team)

Hannah Ellison-Dunn

Head of Learning Area for English and Media (MC)

Jude Offord

English Second in Department (KS5 Co-ordinator) (2ic - MC)

Doyin Akinyemi 

Teacher of English

Helena Goodrich

Teacher of English (KS3 Co-ordinator)

Harriet Walsh

Teacher of English (Literacy Co-ordinator)

Reanna Teape

Teacher of English (EPQ Lead)

Tracy Foster

Teacher of English, Lead Teacher for ASDAN & Lead Learning Support Assistant  

Harriet Thomas

Teacher of English 

Leo Deliss

Economics  Subject Leader

Daniella Oliver

Geography Subject Leader

Tara Mallon Doyle

Teacher of Geography & PSHE Second in Department

Clement Owusu

Teacher of Geography 

Marshall Tisdale

Teacher of Geography 

Adam Subkow

History Subject Leader

Rahma Mohamed

Teacher of History

Haneen Al Kathiri

Teacher of History

Christine Dawkins

Teacher of Humanities 

Naul Mullen

Teacher of Humanities (KS3 Co-ordinator: Citizenship)

Marcus King 

Teacher of Humanities

Faisal Bakht

ICT / Computing Subject Leader

Joshua Devan

Teacher of ICT / Computing & E-Safety Co-ordinator

Kofi Karikari

Teacher of ICT / Computing & E-Safety Co-ordinator

Lauren O'Connor-Simpson

Head of Learning Area for Mathematics (Maths and Economics)

Tayo Akinrinlade

Maths Second in Department (KS4 Co-ordinator)

Pauline Byles

Maths Second In Department (KS3 Co-ordinator)

Ahmed Mohamed

Teacher of Maths 

Safae Benmouh

Teacher of Maths 

Bertie Simpson Teacher of Maths & Further Maths Subject Leader & Enrichment Co-ordinator)

Nasrin Croft 

Teacher of Maths 

Sarah Hind

Teacher of Maths

Ben Grant

Teacher of Maths 

Rushna Begum Teacher of Maths

Adam Jobling

Teacher of Maths

Edward Jackson

Head of Media 

Aida Escudero Galocha

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages: Spanish

Laura Pilbeam Lobo

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages: Spanish

Alice Worthington

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages: Spanish

Emiley Bendle

Head of Learning Area for EBacc (Spanish, History & Geography)

Kathryn Judd

Director of Music

Richard Lloyd

Music Second In Department

Uzo Nwanaga

Music Second In Department

Tamsin Sandford-Smith

Teacher of Music

Lauren Savage

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

Dan Skipper

Teacher of PE Second in Department & Duke of Edinburgh Assistant

Gabriel Momodu

Teacher of PE Second in Department & Duke of Edinburgh Assistant

Kamara Martin

Teacher of PE

Kate Rooney 

Head of Learning Area for Drama and Music

Emma Daly

Head of Learning Area for Social Science (Politics, Sociology and PSHE)

Samed Karadal

Teacher of Politics

Neha Chandarana

Teacher of Psychology and Health & Social Care Subject Leader

Katherine Murphy (0.8fte)

Extended Leadership Team Member Responsible for Science, Psychology & Social Care

Amy Thurgood

Religious Studies Subject Leader

Shahzada Atif Niwaz

Head of Science

Simone Sherwood

Deputy Head of Science (BTEC Quality Nominee)

Alia Shaikh (0.6fte)

Teacher of Science (Science Nurture Co-ordinator)

Fahima Haque (0.6fte)

Teacher of Science (KS3 Lead) (ML)

Hok Man Tang

Teacher of Physics (Subject Knowledge Lead)

Laura Seabright (0.6fte)

Teacher of Science

Jonathan Parris

Teacher of Science (Key Stage Co-ordinator & EPQ Mentor)

Kristina Stagg Teacher of Science & KS3 Lead (MC)
Hibaq Abdule

Teacher of Science 

Aneeka Davis

Teacher of Science

Matthew Woodhouse

Teacher of Science

Zareenah Khan

Teacher of Science

Farzana Khan

Sociology Subject Leader

Duygu Tasler Aslan

Turkish Tutor (Part Time)

Mary Buckless-Lewis

Cover Teacher

Nadine Stuart

Primary Transition Teacher 


Elliott Naylor

Year 7 Director of Learning

Canan Ozcelik

Year 7 Deputy Director of Learning

Katie Reader

Year 8 Director of Learning

Dean Mundle-Smith

Year 8 Deputy Director of Learning & PE Teacher (Primary Transition Programme Co-ordinator)

Ali Aiba-Reynolds

Year 9 Director of Learning  (Mental Health Lead) 

Doyin Akinyemi

Year 9 Deputy Director of Learning & English Teacher 
Gouman Omar Year 10 Director of Learning & English Second in Department (KS4 Co-ordinator) 

Shifa Begum

Year 10 Deputy Director of Learning & Lead Learning Support Assistant

Ariane Oyejobi

Year 11 Director of Learning

Liam Spencer Year 11 Deputy Director of Learning & Science Teacher 
Cecilia Cuicchi  Year 12 Director of Learning & Maths Teacher (Duke of Edinburgh Assistant)
Hugh Fox Year 13 Director of Learning 


Sabrina Gannon

Attendance Manager

Melanie Robinson

ARC Manager

Rebecca Antwi

ARC Learning Support Assistant

Ruby Small (0.6fte)

Art & Design Technician

Michelle Wickland-Sims (0.4fte)

Art & Design Technician

Kate Clark (0.6fte)


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

Alex Tuckwood (0.8fte)

Design Technology Technician (PL)

Diana Mensah

Higher Education & Careers Manager & PSHE Second in Department 

Rachel Foster

Higher Education & Careers Manager & PSHE Second in Department

Leah Callaghan

Inclusion Administrator (ML)

Davide Spadola

Inclusion Administrator (MC)

Lara Abbiss-Stubbs 

Deputy SENDCo

Nadia Islam

Lead Learning Support Assistant (ML)

Khadeejah Khatun

Learning Support Assistant (ML)

Ryan Pluck

Lead Learning Support Assistant (MC)

Thomas Bedding

Lead Learning Support Assistant & PE Trainee Teacher

Zainab Patel Learning Support Assistant

Mubashera Pathan

Learning Support Assistant 

Ella Brocklebank

Learning Support Assistant 

Aziza-Zawadi Pownall

Learning Support Assistant 

Rizwan Anwar

Learning Support Assistant

Saskia-Rene Elia

Learning Support Assistant

Glenda Xavier

Learning Support Assistant (MC)

Sharlene Ifeozo

Learning Support Assistant

Nicholas Williams

Learning Support Assistant

Eric Huynh

Learning Support Assistant

Leah Smith

Learning Support Assistant

Macarena Herrera Bravo 

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

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

Bianca Thomas

Student Support Administrator

(Part Time) 


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 Da Cunha

Administrator with Reception Responsibilities (Part Time)

Sachelle Brooks Administrator with Reception Responsibility (PM)
Jasmine Chin Administrator - Responsible for Reprographics & Reception Cover
Odette Mifele Administrator - Responsible for Reprographics & Reception Cover (MC)

Martina McLachlan


Harriet Luwum

Finance Manager

Priscilla Agyare

Human Resources Manager

Erica Serebour

Human Resources Administrator

Mahboob Abdul Kadir

IT Manager

Neville Simpson

Senior ICT Technician

Christopher Dipple

ICT Technician


Ian Dust

Facilities Manager

Mark Porter
Assistant Facilities Manager

Robert Milne

Facilities Technician

Darren Fearne

Facilities Technician


Kamel Ouahchia

Catering Manager

M’hamed Oukid

Breakfast Chef 

Kim Nguyen

Dining Assistant/Food & Design Technology Support Assistant

Lois Maskell

Dining Assistant

Wenta Arbha

Kitchen Assistant

Kouaho (Dominique) Aman

Kitchen Porter

Mamy Kabala

Commis Chef 


Suzanne Morrow

Senior Lunch Time Supervisor & Reprograhics Support)

Sufia Karim (0.8fte)

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Rezina Talukdar

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Silpi Begum

Lunch Time Supervisor 

Suraiya Khatun 

Administration Assistant/Lunch Time Supervisor

Other Long and Short Term Workers

Andrew Kiely

Design Technology (MC)

Reah Rey-Patel 

Learning Support Assistant (Fixed Term)

Martha Prevezer (0.2fte)

Learning Support Assistant (Volunteer)

Duygu Taser Aslan 

Turkish Tutor (Part Time)

Jean Pierre Henao

 Audio Visual Technician (Adhoc Basis)

Janet Pearce

 Place2Be Transition Manager
 (External Organisation)

Sara Duah

Place2Be Counsellor on Placement (Part Time Via External Organisation)

Sarah-Jane Appleton 

Place2Be Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor (External Organisation - Full Time)


Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (Personal Development and wellbeing)
Sarah Bennett (Pastoral and Behaviour)
Sophie Poole (Standards and Curriculum)

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb