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 AzizB.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 BattyM.A. (Hons)  Oxon (PGCE), PgCertBiology, Head of Psychology
Emma BellB.A (Hons) OU, PGCEMathematics
Ian WhiteB.Sc. Mining Engineering

Physics

 

Alistar Boucher

B.A. (Hons) Warwick

M.A. London (PGCE)

Head of Teaching and Learning, Head of Drama
Elena ClarkB.A. (Hons)  Durham (PGCE)Geography, Fothergill Society
Alexandra CollingwoodB.A. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE) Leeds (PGCE History) Sheffield

Head of History

Head of Sixth Form

Michael DancerB.A. (Hons) Staffordshire, M.A. South Australia, PGCE

Boys PE & Games

Pastoral and Achievement Assistant

Katy DevineB.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)

Art

Assistant Housestaff GSH

Jane DonnellyB.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 FitzgeraldB.A. (Hons) Durham
M.A. Birkbeck, University of London

EAL

Head of English

Heather GordonMA Education

History

Achievement and Pastoral Leader – Years 8&9.

Lucinda Hamill

 

B. Ed.  Exeter, B.A. (Hons) Open, M. A. LeedsHead of Mathematics
Stevie-Ann HarrisonB.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)English
Carl Pearson

B.Sc. Leeds

GTP – QTS

Head of Physics
Andrew HiltonB.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 JacksonB.A. (Hons) York (PGCE)English
Daniel JonesB.Sc. (Hons) Leeds Met, Manchester Met. (PGCE)

Chemistry

Pastoral and Achievement Leader – Years 10&11.

Philippa LangfieldB.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 MareeB.A. Rhodes (HDE)Head, History
Daniel Marks

B.Mus(Hons)Trinity Laban

PGCE with QTS

Director of Music
Bruce McDowellB.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 BeswickB.Sc. SheffieldMathematics
Rebecca Nicholson

B.Sc. Durham

PGCE with QTS

Mathematics
Rosalind NobleMPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE)

Head of Geography

Assistant Housestaff GSH

Head of PSHE

RS

Elizabeth RaynerB.A. (Hons) Newcastle (PGCE)Head of French (part-time)
Daniel Wiseman

B.A Lancaster

M.A.

PGCE

Head of Boys’ PE and Games

 

Daniel RootsB.A. (Hons)  Central Lancashire (PGCE)Modern Foreign Languages,
Sarah RoseB.A. (Hons) Staffordshire (PGCE)

Head of Art

 

Elizabeth SochackaB.Ed. (Hons) (MFL) Trinity College Cert.TESOLHead of EAL
Matthew Sanderson

B.Sc. Central England

PGCE

Design Technology

 

Jeffrey SwalesM.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)RS, Deputy Head (Digital Learning and Strategy)
Susan SwalesM.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)Mathematics (part-time)
Nicola TodB.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 MiddletonHLTALearning Support Mentor
Donna MiddlerLevel 3 Helping in Schools with SENLearning Support Mentor

 

Autism Resource

Elise AgerLevel 3 CYPWSpecialist 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 FinnB.Ed ManchesterSpecialist Learning Mentor
Hannah HowleyB.Sc Psychology LeedsSpecialist Learning Mentor
Ciaran Harrington

B.Sc Sports Studies

PGCE

Specialist Learning Mentor
Graeme HemingwayB.A. (Hons) Sheffield (PGCE)Specialist Teacher
Kate Wrennall

B.Sc. Teeside

M.Ed Derby

Ed.D Nottingham

PGCE Sheffield

PGCE SpLD Edge Hill

QTLS

Specialist Teacher
Jane Burren

B.Sc (Hons) Portsmouth

PGCE  Huddersfield

Specialist Teacher
Shannon HoyleB.A. (Hons) LeedsSpecialist Learning Mentor
Jane LongSTAL L3Specialist Learning Mentor
Karen MetcalfeB.A. (Hons) London  M.Sc. London,  SEN L3 (OCN),Specialist Learning Mentor
Nicola BrownQTS, M.A. Autism SpectrumSpecialist Learning Mentor
June Pease Specialist Learning Mentor
Laura SmithNVQ L3  CCLDSpecialist Learning Mentor
Lynne WardB.A. (Hons)  London (PGCE) M.A. (Autism Spectrum)Head of Autism Resource

 

Coram House Teaching Staff

Aden BallB.Ed.(Hons) LiverpoolYear 5 Form Teacher
Benjamin BarkerB.Ed. (Hons) Primary Education, University of Technology, Sydney

Reception Form Teacher

Head of EYFS

Polly HollingsworthB.A. (Hons) Hull, PGCE YorkYear 4 Form Teacher
Helene Clugston

B.A.(Hons) Kent

M.A.

PGCE Oxford Brookes

TEFL

SEN Support Teacher
Rachel DixB.A.(Hons) Nottingham

Year 3 Form Teacher

Head of Monitoring and Assessment

Julie HoarB.Ed.(Hons) Bedford CollegeCoram Sports Specialist
Elizabeth HusseyBMus. (Hons) Leeds, MA Huddersfield (QTS)Music (part-time)
Elizabeth JordanB.A. (Hons)  Leeds (QTS) PG Cert. National Award for SEN Co-ordinationYear 5 Form Teacher
Fiona McCormackB.A. (Hons) Northumbria (PGCE)Year 2 Form Teacher

Anne Nicklin

 

B.Sc (Hons) York Astrophysics

PGCE

Year 4 Form Teacher
Sally SlaterB.A. (Hons)  Open (PGCE) PG Cert. WarwickHead of Coram House
Kathryn StatonB.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 LiddleB.A (Hons) Leeds Beckett QTSYear 1 Form teacher
Catherine BradleyB.A. (Hons) Leeds QTSYear 4 Form Teacher

 

Coram House Nursery

Deborah BarracloughNVQ 2 CCLDNursery Assistant
Sharon MarshBTEC National DiplomaHead of Nursery
Julie EarnshawB.A. HuddersfieldNursery Assistant

 

Pre-Prep and After-School Care

Gemma IleyLevel 3 Supporting Teaching and LearningTeaching Assistant and Childcare
Sharon Brooke Teaching Assistant and Childcare
Christine HodsonNVQ 3 CCLDTeaching Assistant and Childcare
Jenny PatchettNVQ 2 CCLDTeaching Assistant and Childcare
Emma Quinlan Teaching Assistant and Childcare
Shelley Preston Lunchtime Assistant, Playground Supervisor
Paula WardHLTATeaching Assistant and Childcare
Karen WithingtonHLTA, NVQ 3 CCLDTeaching Assistant and Childcare

 

Non-Teaching Staff

Susan AllanACMA / CGMABursar 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 CoburnA.I.Q.P.SPA to the Head
Joanne Colley

B.A.(Hons) Sheffield Hallam

MCIPD

HR Manager
Erica DeanB.A.(Hons) Leeds, M.A.  MCilipLibrarian
Philip EamesBSc.(Hons) LincolnSports Facilities Manager
Nicola GilbertB.A. (Hons) SalfordBusiness 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 LoganM.A.A.TPayroll and Fees
Laura Lunn Deputy Head (Pastoral) Secretary
Joseph Mc Andrew Administration Assistant
Paul Meeson Assistant Warden
Lauren PhillipsA.A.T Level 3Finance/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 WolfeB.A.(Hons) Bangor  M.A. UBCArchivist

 

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

Modern Foreign Languages,

Assistant Housestaff

Maureen Gibbins Matron
Brenda HodgeB.Ed.(Hons) Bradford and Ilkley Community CollegeHousemistress
Katy Devine Assistant Housestaff
Alice RobsonB.A (Hons) Leeds Beckett

Community Tennis Coach

Assistant Housestaff

Rosalind NobleMPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE)Head of Geography, SEN Learning Mentor KS4, Head of PSHE, Assistant Housestaff GSH

 

 

Pastoral Care

Catherine BoakR.G.NNursing Sister
Dan Hussey

BSc(Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Huddersfield

MA

Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner

 

Peripatetic Music Teachers

Christine BulloughG.Mus. Huddersfield LTCL (PGCE)Singing

Jim Davies

 

M.Mus.(Adv. Musicology)

P.G.Dip.) Leeds

Brass

Assistant Boys’ Housestaff

Elyse GreenwoodB.Mus.(Hons) HuddersfieldFlute
Helen IssittB.A. (Hons) Music (Performance)Piano
Clare HaughtonB.Mus.(Hons) HullCello, Voice, Piano
Eileen Roberts Guitar
Carol StephensB.Mus.(Hons) HuddersfieldPercussion
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 SwiftG.Mus. Huddersfield (PGCE)Guitar

 

 

Hobby Instructors / Trainers

Brian DaviesM.G.N.A.S.Lead Archery Instructor
Terry FrostReg. Instructor BTCTae-Kwon-Do
Christopher Key Archery Instructor
Nick Wynn Fencing Instructor
Marie Gair

B.A.(Hons) Leicester

PGCE

LAMDA teacher
Sarah Screaton LAMDA Teacher
Samuel MessamEngland Basketball Association Level III Coach, Level II Basketball TutorBasketball
David Whitham Archery Assistant Coach

 

 

 

 

 

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