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

Senior Leadership

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Mr Neil Walker BSc (St Andrews), MA (MMU), PGCE

Headmaster

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Mr J Drake

Head of Junior House Faculty

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Mr J Leese, CPFA

Bursar

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Mrs K Quinn BA Hons PGCE

Deputy Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead

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*Mr S Ratcliffe BA Hons (Wimbledon School of Art) MFA (Cranbrook Academy of Art Michigan) PGCE

Assistant Head, Art & Design, Graphics

Senior House Teaching Staff

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Miss Sally Lingard, PGCE Design Technology Education (University of Sunderland)

Art

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Ms L Harty BA Hons (Lancaster) MA (Newcastle) PGCE

French

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Mrs I Mullins BSc (Hons) G.Dip PGCE

Psychology

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Mrs S Landsbury BA Hons, MA, PGCE, Durham

Geography

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Mrs Kathryn Drew

English

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Mr A Brown, MEng Hons (Exeter) PGCE (Oxford Brookes)

Maths

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Mrs S Whitaker, BSc Hons, SCITT PGCE (University of Leeds)

Biology

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Mr D Stone, BA Hons (Kingston) PGCE (Northumbria)

Art & Design, Graphics, Textiles

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Mrs D Carton, BA (Hons) QTS, Leeds

Business Studies

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Mrs E Forster, MA Hons (Cantab) PGCE

Co-Head of Languages and Performing Arts, Drama/Theatre Studies, English

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Mrs N McGowan, BA Hons (University of East Anglia), PGCE

Head of Sixth Form, Co-Head of Languages and Performing Arts, Teacher of English & Drama

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Dr A Leng, BA Hons, MA (Reading) PhD University of Queensland

English

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*Mrs H Morell BSc Chemical Engineering (Columbia, New York City, USA)

Science, Biology, Maths, Examinations Officer

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Mr C Dunn MA Hons (Cantab)

Geography

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Mrs J Harris BA Hons (Northumbria) PGCE

History

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Miss K Graham BSc Hons (Northumbria) PGCE

Food and Nutrition

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Mrs C Lloyd BA Hons (Liverpool) PGCE (Manchester)

ICT

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Mrs F Swift MA Hons (Cantab) MEng (Cantab) PGCE

Mathematics

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Mrs L Marshall BEng Hons (Liverpool) PGCE

Mathematics, Mindfulness

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Mrs F Boyce BA Hons (Salford) PGCE

Modern Foreign Languages

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Mrs S Dodds BA Hons (Dunelm) PGCE

Modern Foreign Languages

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Director of Sport - Miss N Baguley BSc (Lancaster) PGCE

Physical Education

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Miss L Brown BSc Hons (York St John) PGCE (Durham)

Physical Education

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Mr S Shieber BA Hons(Dunelm) PGCE MA

Religious Studies

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Dr E Corbin BA Hons (Oxon) MSc (Newcastle) PhD(Newcastle)

Physics

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Mr P Russell, BSc (Hons) Bath, PGCE

Chemistry

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Mrs E Thompson BSc BD (OU), PGCE

Additional Learning Support

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Mrs L Kendall, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)

Additional Learning Support

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Mrs W Locks BA (Hons), Northumbria, PGCE

Director of Music

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Mrs K Nicholson BEd Hons

Physical Education

Junior House Teaching Staff

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Mrs N Alexanders BA Hons (Newcastle) PGCE

Early Years

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Miss J N Brown BSc Hons (Huddersfield) PGCE

Teaching Staff - Year 2

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Mrs F Collier BA Hons (Keele) PGCE

French

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Miss G McKeating BEd Hons (York)

Year 1

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Mrs K Meeson BSc Hons (Northumbria) PGCE

Year 3

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Mrs J Slack BA Hons (Hull) ACA PGCE CTEACH

Year 6

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Mrs L Kendall, BA Hons (York) and PGCE (Northumbria)

Additional Learning Support

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Mrs L McNaught BA Hons (North Staffs) NVQ Level 3

Early Years Teaching Assistant

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Miss Rachel King BScHons

Year 5

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Miss A McKale NVQ Level 3 (Early Years)

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Administrative Staff

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Mr Peter Allen

Laboratory Tech

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Mrs C Whittaker

After School Care Supervisor

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Mrs D Oldroyd

Domestic Bursar

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Mrs J Jokelson

Head's PA

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Mrs A Dryden BA Northumbria

Junior House Secretary

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Mrs M Brannigan

Marketing Co-ordinator

The latest from Westfield School

News, Events & Social updates

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Practice

Siel and Jess in Lower 6 (Year 12) completed the first part of their Duke of Edinburgh's Award Gold practice last weekend. Along with boys from NSB, the girls canoed along the River Tyne, took part in...

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Oct 25

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