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Meet the Staff

We are privileged to have a team of highly experienced, well qualified and committed specialist staff.

Senior Leadership

Headmistress
Mrs C Jawaheer BA Hons (Liverpool) PGCE DASE NPQH
Deputy Head
Mrs K Quinn BA Hons PGCE
Assistant Heads
Mrs C Baines BSc Hons (UMIST), PGCE Assistant Head of Junior House
  Mr S Ratcliffe BA Hons (Wimbledon School of Art) MFA (Cranbrook Academy of Art Michigan) PGCE
  Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE
Head of Sixth Form
Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE

Senior House Teaching Staff

Art & Design
S Ratcliffe BA Hons (Wimbledon School of Art) MFA (Cranbrook Academy of Art Michigan) PGCE
  Mr D Stone, BA Hons (Kingston) PGCE (Northumbria)
Business Studies
Mrs C Gaynor BEd (Hons) PGDMS (Bristol)
Drama/Theatre Studies
Mrs E Forster, MA Hons (Cantab) PGCE
  Mrs N McGowan, BA Hons (University of East Anglia)
English
Dr A Leng, BA Hons, MA (Reading) PhD University of Queensland
  Mrs E Forster, MA Hons (Cantab) PGCE
  Mrs N McGowan BA Hons (University of East Anglia)
Critical Thinking
Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE
Geography
C Dunn MA Hons (Cantab)
  Mrs E Gardner, BA (Cantab), MA (Cantab), PGCE
History
Mrs J Harris BA Hons (Northumbria) PGCE
Home Economics
Mrs L Hender BA Hons (Northumbria)
ICT
Mrs C Lloyd BA Hons (Liverpool) PGCE (Manchester)
Mathematics
Dr K Barnett MMATH (Newcastle), PhD (Dunelm)
  Miss H Fraser BSc Chemical Engineering (Columbia, New York City, USA)
  Mrs F Swift MA Hons (Cantab) MEng (Cantab) PGCE
  Mrs L Marshall BEng Hons (Liverpool) PGCE
Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs F Boyce BA Hons (Salford) PGCE
  Mrs S Dodds BA Hons (Dunelm) PGCE
  Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE
Physical Education
Director of Sport - Miss N Baguley BSc (Lancaster) PGCE
  Miss M Lamb BSc (Sheffield) PGCE
Religious Studies
S Shieber BA Hons(Dunelm) PGCE MA
Science
Mrs S Vallance BSc Hons (London) PGCE ARCS
  Dr E Corbin BA Hons (Oxon) MSc (Newcastle) PhD(Newcastle)
  Mrs Joy Dudley,BSc Hons(Newcastle), PGCE(Dunelm)
  P Russell, BSc (Hons) Bath, PGCE
  Miss H Fraser BSc Chemical Engineering (Columbia, New York City, USA)
Additional Learning Support
Mrs E Thompson BSc BD (OU), PGCE
  Miss L Smith, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)
Senior Leadership
Deputy Head Mrs K Quinn BA Hons PGCE
Physical Education
Mrs K Nicholson BEd Hons
Director of Music
Dr L Hardy BA Hons PhD

Junior House Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff
Mrs N Alexanders BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE
  Miss J N Brown BSc Hons (Huddersfield) PGCE
  Mrs C Baines BSc Hons (UMIST), PGCE
  Mrs F Collier BA Hons (Keele) PGCE
  Mrs H Dean BEd Hons (Northumbria)
  Mrs S Hann BA Hons (Hull) PGCE
  Miss G McKeating BEd Hons (York)
  Mrs K Meeson BSc Hons (Northumbria) PGCE
  Mrs A Rabey-Wilson BA Hons (London) PGCE
  Mrs J Slack BA Hons (Hull) ACA PGCE
  Miss L Smith, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)
Additional Learning Support
Mrs T McQuade NCFE Level 2 ONC Dyslexia Level 3
  Miss L Smith, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)
Early Years Assistants
Miss A McKale NVQ Level 3 (Early Years)
  Mrs L McNaught BA Hons (North Staffs) NVQ Level 3
  Miss L Smith, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)
Teaching Staff
Miss R King BScHons

Senior Management Team

Assistant Heads
Mr S Ratcliffe BA Hons (Wimbledon School of Art) MFA (Cranbrook Academy of Art Michigan) PGCE
  Mrs C Baines BSc Hons (UMIST), PGCE Assistant Head of Junior School,
  Mrs E Wise BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE

Administrative Staff

Bursar
Mrs S Duffey ACMA, CGMA
Domestic Bursar
Mrs D Oldroyd
Headmistress's PA
Mrs J Jokelson
Round Square Co-ordinator
Mr S Ratcliffe BA Hons (Wimbledon School of Art) MFA (Cranbrook Academy of Art Michigan) PGCE
Junior House Secretary
Mrs A Dryden BA Northumbria
Laboratory Technician
Mr D Wiles
Examinations Officer
Miss H Fraser BSc Chemical Engineering (Columbia, New York City, USA)
Marketing Co-ordinator
Mrs M Brannigan