Senior Management Team

Anton Maree

Anton Maree

Head

B.A. Rhodes (HDE)

Samantha Baker

Samantha Baker

Deputy Head (Academic and Pastoral)

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield Hallam
(PGCE)

Jeffrey Swales

Jeffrey Swales

Deputy Head (Digital Learning & Strategy)

M.A. Oxon (PGCE)

Lynda Barker

Assistant Deputy Head (Pastoral) PE

Cert Ed, Birmingham, NPQH

Sally Slater

Sally Slater

Head of Coram House

B.A. (Hons)  Open (PGCE) PG Cert. Warwick

Alexandra Collingwood

Alexandra Collingwood

Head of History / Head of Sixth Form

B.A. (Hons) Hull, Leeds (PGCE), Sheffield (PG Cert)

 

Alistar Boucher

Alistar Boucher

Head of L&T and Head of Drama

B.A. Warwick
M.A. London (PGCE)

Sue Allan

Bursar and Secretary to the Committee

ACMA/CGMA

Tom Shennan-Barker

Tom Shennan-Barker

Director of Marketing, Admissions & Communications

M.A. Sydney, B.A. Sydney

ACKWORTH SCHOOL STAFF AS AT SEPTEMBER 2019

Senior School Teaching Staff 

Nayyar Aziz

B.Sc. (Hons) M.Sc. (Hons) (Pakistan) PhD (Hull)

Head of Chemistry

Samantha Baker

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield Hallam

PGCE

Deputy Head Academic and Pastoral

Business Studies

Christopher Bailey

B.Sc. (Hons) Bath (PGCE)

M.A. Leeds

Head of Biology

Boys’ Housemaster

Helen Batty

M.A. (Hons)  Oxon (PGCE), PgCert

Biology, Head of Psychology

Emma Bell

B.A (Hons) OU, PGCE

Mathematics

Ian White

B.Sc. Mining Engineering

Physics

 

Alistar Boucher

B.A. (Hons) Warwick

M.A. London (PGCE)

Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of Drama

Elena Clark

B.A. (Hons)  Durham (PGCE)

Geography, Fothergill Society

Alexandra Collingwood

B.A. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE) Leeds (PGCE History) Sheffield

Head of History

Head of Sixth Form

Michael Dancer

B.A. (Hons) Staffordshire, M.A. South Australia, PGCE

Boys PE & Games

Pastoral and Achievement Assistant

Katy Devine

B.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)

Art

Assistant Housestaff GSH

Jane Donnelly

B.A (Hons) Manchester (QTS)

Head of Girls PE & Games

Richard Izdebski

B.Sc. Manchester

PGCE Liverpool

Mathematics

Lynda Barker

Cert Ed, Birmingham

NPQH

MBA Huddersfield

Assistant Deputy Head

PE

 

Neil Fitzgerald

B.A. (Hons) Durham
M.A. Birkbeck, University of London

EAL

Head of English

Heather Gordon

MA Education

History

Achievement and Pastoral Leader – Years 8&9.

Lucinda Hamill

 

B. Ed.  Exeter, B.A. (Hons) Open, M. A. Leeds

Head of Mathematics

Stevie-Ann Harrison

B.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)

English

Carl Pearson

B.Sc. Leeds

GTP – QTS

Head of Physics

Andrew Hilton

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield  (PGCE)

Head of German

Laura Hilton

 

B.A.(Hons) Durham  M.A. Leeds (PGCE)

Modern Foreign Languages and Careers (part-time)

Catherine Jackson

B.A. (Hons) York (PGCE)

English

Daniel Jones

B.Sc. (Hons) Leeds Met, Manchester Met. (PGCE)

Chemistry

Pastoral and Achievement Leader – Years 10&11.

Philippa Langfield

B.A. (Hons), MCIPD ,(QTS)

Business Studies (part-time)

Head of Careers

Community Outreach Co-ordinator

Georgina Latimer

B.A.(Hons) Durham

PGCE

Spanish

Kate Maeer

B.A. Leeds Beckett

PGCE with QTS

PE

Anton Maree

B.A. Rhodes (HDE)

Head, History

Daniel Marks

B.Mus(Hons)Trinity Laban

PGCE with QTS

Director of Music

Bruce McDowell

B.Sc. (Hons) and PhD (London)

Biology

Psychology

Jenny McDowell

B.Sc. London

TEFL

EAL

Belinda Mellor

B.A. University of Central Lancashire

PGCE

EAL

Dale Beswick

B.Sc. Sheffield

Mathematics

Rebecca Nicholson

B.Sc. Durham

PGCE with QTS

Mathematics

Rosalind Noble

MPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE)

Head of Geography

Assistant Housestaff GSH

Head of PSHE

RS

Elizabeth Rayner

B.A. (Hons) Newcastle (PGCE)

Head of French (part-time)

Daniel Wiseman

B.A Lancaster

M.A.

PGCE

Head of Boys’ PE and Games

 

Daniel Roots

B.A. (Hons)  Central Lancashire (PGCE)

Modern Foreign Languages,

Sarah Rose

B.A. (Hons) Staffordshire (PGCE)

Head of Art

 

Elizabeth Sochacka

B.Ed. (Hons) (MFL) Trinity College Cert.TESOL

Head of EAL

Matthew Sanderson

B.Sc. Central England

PGCE

Design Technology

 

Jeffrey Swales

M.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)

RS, Deputy Head (Digital Learning and Strategy)

Susan Swales

M.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)

Mathematics (part-time)

Nicola Tod

B.A. (Hons) Dundee (PGCE)

Head of Business Studies and Economics

Sarah Wilkinson

B.Sc. Huddersfield

PGCE

Food and Nutrition

Pastoral and Achievement Assistant – Y7

Ben Watts

B.Sc. Leeds

PGCE

Mathematics

Michael Windsor

B.A. (Hons) Nottingham Trent

(PGCE)

Head of Design Technology, Assistant House staff BSH

Claire Adams

B.Sc. Durham

MA Durham

Learning Support Mentor

Michelle Middleton

HLTA

Learning Support Mentor

Donna Middler

Level 3 Helping in Schools with SEN

Learning Support Mentor

 

Autism Resource

Elise Ager

Level 3 CYPW

Specialist Learning Mentor

Beverley Davis

CASHE L3 SEN and Teaching Assistant

HLTA L4 (Sheffield Hallam)

Specialist Learning Mentor

Keaton Ager

 

Specialist Learning Mentor

Georgina Dyson

 

Specialist Learning Mentor

Elizabeth Finn

B.Ed Manchester

Specialist Learning Mentor

Hannah Howley

B.Sc Psychology Leeds

Specialist Learning Mentor

Ciaran Harrington

B.Sc Sports Studies

PGCE

Specialist Learning Mentor

Graeme Hemingway

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield (PGCE) 

Specialist Teacher

Kate Wrennall

B.Sc. Teeside

MA

PhD Nottingham

SpLD

QTLS

Specialist Teacher

Jane Burren

B.Sc (Hons) Portsmouth

PGCE  Huddersfield

Specialist Teacher

Shannon Hoyle

B.A. (Hons) Leeds

Specialist Learning Mentor

Jane Long

STAL L3

Specialist Learning Mentor

Karen Metcalfe

B.A. (Hons) London  M.Sc. London,  SEN L3 (OCN),

Specialist Learning Mentor

Nicola Brown

QTS, M.A. Autism Spectrum

Specialist Learning Mentor

June Pease

 

Specialist Learning Mentor

Laura Smith

NVQ L3  CCLD

Specialist Learning Mentor

Lynne Ward

B.A. (Hons)  London (PGCE) M.A. (Autism Spectrum)

Head of Autism Resource

 

Coram House Teaching Staff

Aden Ball

B.Ed.(Hons) Liverpool

Year 5 Form Teacher

Benjamin Barker

B.Ed. (Hons) Primary Education, University of Technology, Sydney

Reception Form Teacher

Head of EYFS

Polly Hollingsworth

B.A. (Hons) Hull, PGCE York

Year 4 Form Teacher

Helene Clugston

B.A.(Hons) Kent

M.A.

PGCE Oxford Brookes

TEFL

SEN Support Teacher

Rachel Dix

B.A.(Hons) Nottingham

Year 3 Form Teacher

Head of Monitoring and Assessment

Julie Hoar

B.Ed.(Hons) Bedford College

Coram Sports Specialist

Elizabeth Hussey

BMus. (Hons) Leeds, MA Huddersfield (QTS)  

Music (part-time)

Elizabeth Jordan

B.A. (Hons)  Leeds (QTS) PG Cert. National Award for SEN Co-ordination

Year 5 Form Teacher

Fiona McCormack

B.A. (Hons) Northumbria (PGCE)

Year 2 Form Teacher

Anne Nicklin

 

B.Sc (Hons) York Astrophysics

PGCE

Year 4 Form Teacher

Sally Slater

B.A. (Hons)  Open (PGCE) PG Cert. Warwick

Head of Coram House

Kathryn Staton

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield (QTS)

Head of Teaching and Learning

Year 6 Form Teacher

Emma Louise Rose

B.A. (Hons) Honors College with QTS

M.Ed Honors College

Year 6 Form Teacher

Sarah Liddle

B.A (Hons) Leeds Beckett QTS

Year 1 Form teacher

Catherine Bradley

B.A. (Hons) Leeds QTS

Year 4 Form Teacher

 

Coram House Nursery

Deborah Barraclough

NVQ 2 CCLD

Nursery Assistant

Sharon Marsh

BTEC National Diploma

Head of Nursery

Julie Earnshaw

B.A. Huddersfield

Nursery Assistant

 

Pre-Prep and After-School Care

Gemma Iley

Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Sharon Brooke

 

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Christine Hodson

NVQ 3 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Jenny Patchett

NVQ 2 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Emma Quinlan

 

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Shelley Preston

 

Lunchtime Assistant, Playground Supervisor

Paula Ward

HLTA

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Karen Withington

HLTA, NVQ 3 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

 

Non-Teaching Staff

Susan Allan

ACMA / CGMA

Bursar and Secretary to School Committee

Tom Shennan-Barker

B.A. Sydney

MA

Director of Marketing, Admissions and Communication

Neil Bennett

 

Technician (DT)

Sarah Bentham

 

Examinations Secretary, Deputy Head (Academic) Secretary, Head of Sixth Form Secretary

Howard Bundy

 

Warden

Jane Butterfield

 

PA to Head of Coram House and Junior School Secretary

Kevin Chambers

 

Head Groundsman

Katie Firth

 

Senior School Secretary

Delia Coburn

A.I.Q.P.S

PA to the Head

Joanne Colley

B.A.(Hons) Sheffield Hallam

MCIPD

HR Manager

Erica Dean

B.A.(Hons) Leeds, M.A.  MCilip

Librarian

Philip Eames

BSc.(Hons) Lincoln

Sports Facilities Manager

Nicola Gilbert

B.A. (Hons) Salford

Business Development Manager

Camren Green

 

Maintenance Electrician

Julie Hart

 

Receptionist

Richard Illingworth

 

Driver/General Support Worker

Claire Mawson

NEBOSH

ILM

Health & Safety and Facilities Co-ordinator

Alaina Logan

M.A.A.T

Payroll and Fees

Laura Lunn

 

Deputy Head (Pastoral) Secretary

Joseph Mc Andrew

 

Administration Assistant

Paul Meeson

 

Assistant Warden

Lauren Phillips

A.A.T Level 3

Finance/Bursary Assistant

Christine Readman

 

Technician (Sciences)

Andrea Ruddy

 

Technician (Sciences)

Tom Root

 

International Recruiter

Rebecca Stephenson

 

Admissions/Marketing Secretary

Jacqueline Utley

 

PA to the Bursar and Office Co-ordinator

Gillian Wilks

B.A. (Hons) History

MCIPD

Technician (Food Technology)

Celia Wolfe

B.A.(Hons) Bangor  M.A. UBC

Archivist

 

BOARDING HOUSES

Boys’ School House

Christopher Bailey

B.Sc. (Hons) Bath (PGCE)

M.A. Leeds

Housemaster

Jim Davies

M.Mus.(Adv. Musicology)

P.G.Dip.) Leeds

Assistant Housestaff

Todor Doychinov

 

Assistant Housestaff

Mike Windsor

 

Assistant Housestaff

Michelle Walker

 

Matron

 

Girls’ School House

Daniel Roots

B.A. (Hons)  Central Lancashire (PGCE)

Modern Foreign Languages,

Assistant Housestaff

Maureen Gibbins

 

Matron

Brenda Hodge

B.Ed.(Hons) Bradford and Ilkley Community College

Housemistress

Katy Devine

 

Assistant Housestaff

Alice Robson

B.A (Hons) Leeds Beckett

Community Tennis Coach

Assistant Housestaff

Rosalind Noble

MPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE)

Head of Geography, SEN Learning Mentor KS4, Head of PSHE, Assistant Housestaff GSH

 

 

Pastoral Care

Catherine Boak

R.G.N

Nursing Sister

Dan Hussey

BSc(Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Huddersfield

MA

Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

 

Peripatetic Music Teachers

Christine Bullough

G.Mus. Huddersfield LTCL (PGCE)

Singing

Jim Davies

 

M.Mus.(Adv. Musicology)

P.G.Dip.) Leeds

Brass

Assistant Boys’ Housestaff

Elyse Greenwood

B.Mus.(Hons) Huddersfield

Flute

Helen Issitt

B.A. (Hons) Music (Performance)

Piano

Clare Haughton

B.Mus.(Hons) Hull

Cello, Voice, Piano

Eileen Roberts

 

Guitar

Carol Stephens

B.Mus.(Hons) Huddersfield

Percussion

Rae Strong

B.A. (Hons), L.L.C.M. A.T.C.L. C.T.V.C.M (Teaching Dip)

Huddersfield

Violin, Piano and Recorder

Jeff Swift

G.Mus. Huddersfield (PGCE)

Guitar

 

 

Hobby Instructors / Trainers

Brian Davies

M.G.N.A.S.

Lead Archery Instructor

Terry Frost

Reg. Instructor BTC 

Tae-Kwon-Do

Christopher Key

 

Archery Instructor

Nick Wynn

 

Fencing Instructor

Marie Gair

B.A.(Hons) Leicester

PGCE

LAMDA teacher

Sarah Screaton

 

LAMDA Teacher

Samuel Messam

England Basketball Association Level III Coach, Level II Basketball Tutor

Basketball

David Whitham

 

Archery Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

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