Academic staff

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

Lower School
Mrs R Edwards
Head of Maths

BEd (Hons) Chester

Mrs H Davies
Head of Music

BMus Bangor University, PGCE  

Mrs A Bradshaw
Head of English

Level 7, teaching and assessing learners with dyslexia, British Dyslexia Association (BDA) 
BA (Hons) Nottingham Trent, PGCE Liverpool Hope 

Mme E Lagarde
Modern Foreign Languages Specialist Teacher

Licence d’Anglais University of Toulouse, PGCE Manchester Met

Mrs K Atherton
KS1 Teacher

BA (Hons) Lancaster, PGCE Goldsmiths

Mrs A Bartram
Reception Teacher

BA (Hons) City University, London, PGCE Chester

Miss R Oxton 
Year 4 Teacher

BA (Hons) York

Mrs D Lawson
Computing Teacher

BEd (Hons) Bangor

Mrs J Maughan
Learning Support Co-ordinator

Level 6, Supporting children with SpLD

Mrs H Stockley
Head of Infant Sport

BSc (Hons) University of Derby, PGCE Bangor

Miss S Kiernan
PE Teacher

BA (Hons) University of Chester

Mrs P Williams
Specialist Science and Maths Teacher

BEd (Hons) Chester

Mrs V Davies-Rose

BA Humanities Nottingham Trent, PGCE Southbank

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


Mrs J McKeirnan
Head of Computing

BA (Hons) London PGCE

Mr S Hay
Head of Design Technology

B.Eng (Hons) and PGCE University of Bath

Mrs K T P R Larder
Head of Drama

BA (Hons) Huddersfield PGCE

Mrs A Woodcock
Head of Economics/Business Studies

BA (Hons) Leeds Beckett, PGCE Manchester

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

Mrs E Simpson
Head of Mathematics

BA (Hons) Manchester, PGCE, CIPD, NPQH

Mrs Hannah Davies
Head of Music

B.Mus Bangor University, PGCE 

Mrs E Bellis
Head of Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education

BA (Hons) St. John University York

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

Dr J Scherer
Head of Religious Studies

BA (Hons) PhD Bangor MTh Bangor PGCE

Miss I Ruiz
Head of Spanish

BA (Hons) Seville PGCE

Mrs V Davies-Rose

BA Humanities Nottingham Trent, PGCE Southbank