Our Staff

Key Contacts



Academy Leadership Group:

Executive Principal - Ms J M Nolan

Head of Academy - Miss K Wright

Vice Principal - Mr M Wood

Vice Principal - Mr H Zaheer


Care and Support contacts in the Academy:

Head of Year 7, 8 & 9 - Mr D Frew

Head of Year 10 - Miss V Hanson

Head of Year 11 - Miss F McGregor


Student Support:

Welfare, Achievement and Support Leader - Mr C Wood

Director of Inclusion & Additional Needs - Mrs M Butler

If you require any help or information phone the Academy on 0191 4204555 or email [email protected]


Full staff list


Miss C Alexander - English

Miss R Anderson - PE

Mrs D Arkley - Attendance Leader

Mrs E Arrowsmith - Humanities

Miss S Bell - Faculty Leader: English

Mr T Bilham - Faculty Leader: Humanities

Mr G Bowman - Music

Miss L Broadway - Literacy Leader / English

Mrs A Bullock - Reprographics Technician / Reception

Mrs M Butler - Director of Inclusion & Additional Needs

Miss L Carmichael - PE

Mr J Castling - Faculty Leader: Science

Mr M Coates - Art

Mrs H Collinson - Attendance Leader

Mr M Coy - Assistant Director of Maths

Miss Y Crompton - Finance

Mrs S Davidson - Design and New Technologies

Mr D Frew - PE / Achievement Leader Year 7, 8 & 9

Miss E Gladwin - English

Miss G Goundry - Admin Assistant: Attendance

Miss V Hanson - PE / Head of Year 10

Miss A Harrison - Student Support

Mr T Howard - Behaviour Support Worker

Miss K Jackson - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mr A Lawerence - Maths

Mrs C Laws - Admin Assistant: Curriculum

Mrs J Leonard - Expressive Performing Arts

Mrs A Lydon - Learning Mentor

Miss G McCue - Maths

Miss F McGregor - Science / Director of Progress

Mrs L Minnikin - Child Development

Mr S Minnikin - Computer Studies

Mrs R Ng - Design & Technology

Ms J M Nolan - Executive Principal

Mr A O'Connor - History Lead

Mr K Reilly - Technician

Mrs S Reilly - Admin Assistant: SEN

Mrs C Robson - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mr D Scott - Premises Manager

Mr C Sexton - Assistant Faculty Lead: Science

Mr G Shaw - Behaviour Support Worker

Mrs S Shaw - MFL / Humanities

Miss D Snowdon - Technician

Miss J Taplin - Learning Mentor

Mrs E Telford - Data Manager

Mrs G Toner - Office Manager / Operations Manager

Mrs R Walker - Design Technology

Mrs N Webber - Computing

Mr M Williams - Faculty Leader: Maths

Ms K Wilson - Principal & Vice Principal Personal Assistant

Mr C Wood - Inclusion Coach

Mr M Wood - Vice Principal

Miss K Wright - Head of Academy

Mr H Zaheer - Vice Principal