Key People

We are proud to be an all-through academy and we have a robust staffing structure in place that means that each phase has its own team of leaders.  Please refer to the staffing guide below to help you determine who would be the best person to speak to.

Ruth Robinson Executive Principal


Primary - Beech Avenue Site

Emma-Lea Fitzsimmons Acting Headteacher  (Beech Avenue), KS1 Phase Leader (Y1 and Y2)
Lisa Freeman / Rachel Weekes Assistant Headteacher (SENCO)
Emma Taylor Assistant Headteacher / UKS2 Phase Leader (Y5 and Y6) / Maths Lead
Laura Horseman Assistant Headteacher / LKS2 Phase Leader (Y3 and Y4) Humanities & Science Lead
Katie Holloway Phase Leader EYFS / PSHE Lead
Vicki Kerley-Styles Nursery Coordinator

Primary - Alton Close Site

Emma Howarth-Barnes       Headteacher (Alton Close)
Emma Brown Assistant Headteacher (SENCO)
Emma Taylor Assistant Headteacher UKS2 Phase Leader (Year 5 and Year 6)
Amy Burton KS1 Phase Leader (Year 1 and Year 2)
Calum Boothroyd LKS2 Phase Leader (Year 3 and Year 4)
Natalia Hazlewood Nursery Phase Leader


Karen Wright Secondary Headteacher and Cluster Development Lead
Alice Lawrence Senior Vice Principal  
Lorraine Jordan Vice Principal - Teaching and Learning
Sam Jadeja Strategic Director of Finance and Business Support
Emma Drinkwater Senior Assistant Principal (Student Support and Development) 
Zoe Thompson Senior Assistant Principal  (Curriculum Development)
Nick Warren Assistant Principal  (Pastoral)
Krisha Hendra Assistant Principal  (Literacy & Yr 11 Raising Standards)
Sarah Morgan Assistant Principal (Teacher Development)
David Harris Assistant Principal (Curriculum Support)

Middle Leaders

Secondary Middle Leaders

Helen Green Curriculum Leader Humanities 
Luke Roche Curriculum Leader Maths, Business and Computer Science
Louise Rowe Curriculum Leader Science
Debbie Carryl / Emma Cole Curriculum Leaders English
Adrian Martin Curriculum Leader MFL
Georgia Foster Curriculum Leader Design and Art
Danielle Boucher Curriculum Leader Sport
Becky Woolven Curriculum Leader Performing Arts
Helen Welby Curriculum Leader Music
Alice Lawrence Curriculum Leader Inclusion
Joe Lewis Pastoral Head of Sixth Form
Laura Dodsworth Director of Sixth Form 

Support Staff Middle Leaders

Nicola Chapman HR and Support Services Manager
Trish Grimes PA to the Principal
Julia Falcon Marketing Manager
Simon Dubber Finance Manager
Carly Jones Data Officer Secondary 
Glynn Porter Premises Manager
Sharon Aplin      Senior College Manager
Dean Ramshaw Safeguarding Officer

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