Academic staff

Here are the Heads of Department at the Senior School and the Lower School

Senior School
Mr A Tucker
Head of Art

BA (Hons) Bristol, PGCE

Mrs S Mahay
Head of Biology

BSc (Hons) Edinburgh PGCE 

Mrs J Dawson
Head of Careers

BA Open University, PGCE

Mrs G Cox
Head of Chemistry

BSc (Hons) Durham, PGCE

Mrs E Ellis
Head of Classics


Mr D McKeown
Head of Computing

BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores PGCE

Mrs S Bright/Mrs R Pugh
Head of Design Technology/Food and Nutrition

BA (Hons) Leicester PGCE Leeds/Teaching Cert Bangor

Mrs K T P R Larder
Head of Drama

BA (Hons) Huddersfield PGCE

Mr B Durkan
Head of Economics/Business Studies

BA Queen’s University of Belfast, MBA, PGCE 

Mrs L Garton
Head of English

MA London, BA (Hons) London, PGCE

Mme E Lagarde
Head of French

Licence d’Anglais University of Toulouse, PGCE Manchester Met

Miss S Aldridge
Head of Geography

MEd (Cantab), BSc (Hons) University of Nottingham, PGCE

Mrs N Tunnicliffe
Head of History

BA (Hons) Cardiff MA Manchester, PGCE

Ms G Mayes
Head of the Library

BA (Hons) Dublin MSc Belfast MSc University of Wales

Ms L L P Whittam
Head of Mandarin

BA Beijing QTS

Mr I Magill
Head of Mathematics

MMath University of Manchester, PGCE

Mrs J Healey
Head of Music

BA (Hons) Salford PGCE

Mrs J McKeirnan
Head of Personal and Social Education

BA (Hons) London PGCE

Miss G Glynn
Head of Physical Education

BSc (Hons) Lancaster, PGCE

Mrs E Robinson
Head of Physics

BSc (Hons) Warwick PGCE

Mrs C Hughes
Head of Psychology

BSc (Hons) Chester, PGCE

Ms H Daniels
Head of Religious Education

BA (Hons) Dunelm PGCE

Miss I Ruiz
Head of Spanish

BA (Hons) Seville PGCE

Mrs Z Morrey
Head of Learning Support

BSc (Hons) Chester, PGCE

Lower School
Mrs A Bartram

BA (Hons) City University, London, PGCE Chester

Mrs J Booth
Head of Music

BEd (Hons) Exeter

Miss J Carter

BSc (Hons) Leeds, PGCE Loughborough

Mrs R Edwards
Head of Maths

BEd (Hons) Chester

Miss E Fearnley

BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam PGCE

Miss H Jones
Extra-Curricular & MAat Co-ordinator

BA (Hons) (QTS) Bangor

Mrs L Hall
Performing Arts Subject Leader

BA (Hons) MA

Mrs D Lawson
Computing Teacher

BEd (Hons) Bangor

Mrs A Leighton
Head of English

BA (Hons) Nottingham Trent, Manchester Met PGCE

Mrs S Lindop
Religious Education Subject Leader

BEd (Hons) Cantab

Mrs J Maughan

Level 6, Supporting children with SpLD

Mrs D Stafford
Infant Art and Design Subject Leader

BEd Birmingham

Mrs H Stockley
Head of Infant Sport

BSc (Hons) University of Derby, PGCE Bangor

Mrs P Williams
Specialist Science and Maths Teacher

BEd (Hons) Chester

Mrs Z Morrey
Learning Support

BSc (Hons) Chester, PGCE (Special Educational Needs Coordinator)