Senior Staff

Mrs E S Clark
MA (Cantab) PGCE NPQH
Headmistress
Mrs I Jones
BA (Hons) Leeds PGCE
Senior Deputy Headmistress (Pastoral)
Mrs J Keville
BSc (Hons) Geography Queen's University Belfast, PGCE
Deputy Headmistress (Curriculum)

Art

Mr A Tucker
BA (Hons) Bristol, PGCE
Head of Art
Mrs Z Tucker
BA (Hons) Bristol, PGCE
Teacher
Mrs L Poole
BA (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan QTS, GTP University of Chester
Teacher

Biology

Mrs E Povey
BSc (Hons) University of Aston, PGCE
Teacher and Head of Year 8
Mrs S Mahay
BSc (Hons) Edinburgh PGCE
Head of Science
Mrs J Arthan
BSc (Hons) Birmingham, PGCE
Teacher
Dr J Threadgold
BSc (Hons) Leeds PhD UMIST PGCE
Teacher

Careers

Mrs J Dawson
BA Open University, PGCE
Head of Careers

Chemistry

Mr D Cripps
BSc Birmingham, MSc Huddersfield, PGCE
Head of Chemistry
Mrs G Cox
BSc (Hons) Durham PGCE
Teacher
Mr I Abell
BSc Teesside PGCE
Teacher

Classics

Mrs R Casson
MA University of Liverpool, PGCE
Head of Classics
Miss E Ellis
MA (Oxon) PGCE
Teacher
Mrs E S Clark
MA (Cantab) PGCE NPQH (Headmistress)
Teacher

Computing

Mr D McKeown
BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores PGCE
Head of Computing
Mrs J McKeirnan
BA (Hons) London PGCE MEd Edge Hill
Teacher

Design Technology/Food and Nutrition

Mrs R Pugh
Teaching Cert Bangor
Head of Food and Nutrition
Mrs S Bright
BA (Hons) Leicester PGCE Leeds
Head of Design and Technology

Drama

Mrs K T P R Larder
BA (Hons) Huddersfield PGCE
Head of Drama
Mrs J Band
BA (Hons) Sheffield PGCE
Teacher

Economics/Business Studies

Mr B Durkan
BA Queen's Belfast, MBA, PGCE
Head of Economics/ Business
Mr D McKeown
BEng (Hons) Liverpool John Moores PGCE
Teacher

English

Mrs L Frowe
BA (Hons) Dunelm PGCE
Head of English
Mr R Wilson
BA (Hons) Oxford PGCE
Head of Sixth Form
Mrs S C Chafer
BA (Hons) Wales PGCE ALCM (Head of Key Stage 4, Director of Staff Development)
Teacher
Mrs K Jenkins
BA (Hons) Durham PGCE
Teacher
Mrs J Band
BA (Hons) Sheffield PGCE
Teacher
Mr R P Ainsworth
BA (Hons) Dunelm BPhil Newcastle ACP PGCE
Teacher
Mr J O’Meara
BA (Hons) Dublin MA Liverpool PGCE
Teacher

Geography

Miss S Aldridge
BSc (Hons) Nottingham, MEd (Cantab), PGCE
Head of Geography
Mrs K Jones
BSc (Hons) Lancaster PGCE
Teacher

History

Mrs N Tunnicliffe
BA (Hons) Cardiff MA Manchester PGCE
Head of History
Miss L Jones
BA/Ed (Hons) Liverpool PGCE
Deputy Head KS4

Language Conversation

Señora Ana Bosch
Spanish Teacher
Mme E Lagarde
Licence d'Anglais University of Toulouse, PGCE Manchester Met
French Teacher

Learning Support

Ms J McGlincy
BA (Hons) PGCE Surrey AMBDA Edge Hill
Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Library

Ms G Mayes
BA (Hons) Dublin MSc Belfast MSc University of Wales
Librarian
Mrs C Roberts
BSc Aberdeen, Dip Lib Aberystwyth, MCLIP
Librarian

Mathematics

Mr I Magill
M Math (Hons) Manchester PGCE
Head of Mathematics
Mrs S Osborne
BSc (Hons) London PGCE
Teacher
Mr R Jarvis
BSc (Hons) Aberystwyth MBA Lancaster PGCE
Teacher
Mrs K Whitwell
BSc (Hons) Manchester PGCE
Head of Year 9
Mr C T W Godfrey
MEng (Hons) Sheffield PGCE
Teacher

Modern Languages

Ms L A Ketchell
BA (Hons) Dunelm BA (Hons) Open PGCE
Head of Languages
Ms L L P Whittam
BA Beijing QTS
Teacher in charge of Mandarin
Miss I Ruiz
BA (Hons) Seville PGCE
Teacher in charge of Spanish
Mme E Lagarde
Licence d'Anglais University of Toulouse, PGCE Manchester Met
Teacher
Mrs I Fernandez-Hughes
MA Malaga, PGCE University of Liverpool
Teacher

Music

Mrs J Healey
BA (Hons) Salford PGCE
Head of Music
Mrs R Broome
BMus(hons) RWCMD PGCE
Teacher
Mrs I Jones
BA (Hons) Leeds PGCE (Senior Deputy Headmistress)
Teacher
Mrs C Sousa
MMus Perf. RNCM, BMus (Hons) RNCM
Teacher
Mr C Pilsbury
M.A. (Liv), M.Ed. (Liv), F.T.C.L., A.R.M.C.M.
Music Theory Teacher
Mr M Whiteman
BA (Hons) Birmingham PGCE
Percussion Teacher
Mr T Moore
BA (Hons) Liverpool, Mr A Jones
Guitar Teacher
Mrs L Clayton
BA (Hons) Huddersfield AVSD
Vocals Teacher
Mr A Harper
BA (Hons) RNCM PGCE
Brass Teacher
Mrs B Hubble
MusB Manchester
Woodwind Teacher
Mr G Macey
ATCL
Brass Teacher
Ms E Whittaker
GRNCM
Violin and Viola Teacher
Mrs M Scott
Lithuanian Music Academy, Vilnius
Teacher
Miss C E Barker
BA Glasgow LGSM
Cello & Double Bass Teacher

Personal and Social Education

Mrs J McKeirnan
BA (Hons) London PGCE MEd Edge Hill
Head of PSHE and teacher
Mrs S C Chafer
BA (Hons) Wales PGCE ALCM (Head of KS4, Director of Staff Development)
Teacher
Ms H Daniels
BA (Hons) Dunelm PGCE
Head of Religious Education and Head of KS3
Mrs E Povey
BSc (Hons) University of Aston, PGCE
Head of Year 8
Mrs I Jones
BA (Hons) Leeds PGCE (Senior Deputy Headmistress)
Teacher
Mrs K Jones
BSc (Hons) Lancaster, PGCE
Teacher

Physical Education

Miss G Glynn
BSc (Hons) Lancaster, PGCE
Head of Sport and Fitness
Miss S Littler
BEd Birmingham, Cert Ed Anstey College of Physical Education
Teacher
Mrs M Green
BEd (Hons) Liverpool
Teacher
Miss E Wykes
BSc (Hons) University of Chester
Netball coach and PE technician
Mr T Brookes
Bsc Greensboro College
Lacrosse coach and PE technician

Physics

Mr J Sheldrake
Bsc (Hons) Hull Msc (Eng) Liverpool
Head of Physics
Mrs P Steventon
BSc (Hons) University of Exeter, PGCE
Teacher
Mrs E Robinson
BSc (Hons) Warwick PGCE
Teacher

Psychology

Dr J Russell
BA (Hons) Keele PhD UCL Cert Ed
Head of Psychology

Religious Education

Ms H Daniels
BA (Hons) Dunelm PGCE
Head of RS and KS3
Dr J Scherer
BA(Hons) PhD Bangor MTh Bangor PGCE
Teacher

Speech and Drama

Miss A Southwell
MA Chester PGCE
Teacher
Mrs J Childe
Dip Acting East 15
Teacher
Mrs J Band
BA (Hons) Sheffield PGCE
Teacher

Support Staff

Mrs S K Lockley
BA (Hons) Sheffield, ACA
Director of Finance/Clerk to the Governors
Mrs S Cupples
Estates Manager
Mr P R Foster
CITP MBCS MCSE
IT Director
Mrs N Mullineux
BA (Hons) Liverpool PgDip
Marketing Manager
Mrs F J Taylor
Admissions Officer
Miss JCR Bennette
BSc (Hons) Exeter
Public Examinations Officer
Mrs T Potter
Headmistress’s PA
Mrs L Rushforth
Finance Manager
Mr G Blackwell
BSc (Hons) Teesside
IT Manager
Ms M McDonald
Catering Manager
Mrs L Hughes
BA (Hons) Journalism NCTJ
Marketing and Development Coordinator
Mrs C Holland
BA (Hons) Birmingham, MA Georgetown USA PGCE
Alumni Officer
Mrs K Humphreys
PA to Deputy Head & Attendance Officer
Mrs A Wallace
Assistant Secretary
Mr P Nicholls
Maintenance Officer
Mr A Tresise
Caretaker
Mr B Matthews
Caretaker
Mr P Roughsedge
Groundsman
Mrs S Friend
Lunchtime supervisor
Mrs J Read
Lunchtime supervisor
Miss K Smietana
Cleaning Supervisor
Mr M Melia
Minibus Driver
Mr I Warrell
Minibus Driver
Mr S Monaghan
Minibus Driver
Mr I Linton
Minibus Driver
Mr A James
Minibus Driver
Mr A Spencer
Minibus Driver
Mr R Williams
Caretaker/Minibus Driver
Mrs R Browning
Receptionist/Assistant Secretary
Mrs H Malanga
Lunchtime Supervisor and Food and Nutrition Technician
Miss M Herbert
PA to Deputy Head and Admissions Officer
Mr T Wasik
Accounts Assistant
Mrs L Jones
Accounts Assistant
Mrs C Bennett
Accounts Assistant

Technicians

Miss M Sherhan
BA (Hons) Strathclyde & PgDip (Mus) Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Music Technician
Mrs J Denton
Mgr Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun
Chemistry Technician
Mr L Hissey
BSc (Hons) Chester
IT Technician
Mr T Graham
BSc (Liverpool JM) PGCE
Physics Technician
Miss S Hughes
BA (Hons) Chester
Reprographics and DT Technician
Miss S Hughes
BA (Hons) Chester
DT Technician
Mrs T Powell
Health and Safety Officer & Chemistry and Reprographics Technician
Ms J Sellers
BSc (Hons) Portsmouth
Biology Technician