Senior Management Team

Anton Maree

Anton Maree

Head

B.A. Rhodes (HDE)

Jeffrey Swales

Jeffrey Swales

Deputy Head (Academic)

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

Alistar Boucher

Alistar Boucher

Head of L&T and Head of Drama

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

Alexandra Collingwood

Alexandra Collingwood

Head of History / Head of Sixth Form

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

 

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 APRIL 2019

Senior School Teaching Staff 

 

Nayyar Aziz

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

Head of Chemistry

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

Tom Bootyman

B.Sc. (Hons)  Manchester (PGCE)

Physics

Senior Year Tutor 4th Year

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 (PGC History) Sheffield

Head of History

Head of Sixth Form

Michael Dancer

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

Boys PE & Games

Senior Year Tutor 1st Year (maternity cover)

Katy Devine

B.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)

Art

Jane Donnelly

B.A (Hons) Manchester (QTS)

Head of Girls PE & Games

William Elliott

B.Sc Kent, M.Sc, PGCE

Mathematics

Lynda Barker

Cert Ed, Birmingham

NPQH

MBA Huddersfield

Acting Deputy Head (Pastoral) PE

 

Neil Fitzgerald

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

EAL

Head of English

Carol Francis

B.Ed. (Hons) Cheltenham,

PG Dip SpLd, Kingston

Head of Special Educational Needs

Heather Gordon

 

MA Education

History

Lucinda Hamill

 

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

Head of Mathematics

Stevie-Ann Harrison

B.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE)

English, Senior Year Tutor 1st Year, SEN Learning Mentor KS3 (maternity leave)

Francis Hickenbottom

B.Sc. (Hons) Birmingham (PGCE)

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)

Brenda Hodge

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

Head of Home Economics, Girls’ Housemistress

Elizabeth Hussey

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

Music (part-time)

Catherine Jackson

B.A. (Hons) York (PGCE)

English

Daniel Jones

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

Chemistry

Asst Head of Sixth Form

Philippa Langfield

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

Business Studies (part-time)

Community Outreach Co-ordinator

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

Gill Murray

B.Sc. (Hons)  Leeds (PGCE)

Mathematics

Rosalind Noble

MPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE)

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

Head of PSHE

Elizabeth Rayner

B.A. (Hons) Newcastle (PGCE)

Head of French (part-time)

Patrick Roberts

B.A. (Hons)  Leeds  PGCE with QTS

Head of Boys’ PE and Games

Assistant Housestaff

Daniel Roots

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

Modern Foreign Languages,

Sarah Rose

B.A. (Hons) Staffordshire (PGCE)

Head of Art

Senior Year Tutor 3rd Year

Elizabeth Sochacka

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

Head of International Study Centre and Head of EAL

Emma Speake

B.Sc. (Hons) with QTS, UoSW

Design Technology

Assistant Housestaff

Senior Year Tutor 2nd Year

John Stephenson

B.Th. (Hons.) Southampton;

M.A. (Hons.) Leeds; PGCE

Head of Religious Studies

Jeffrey Swales

M.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)

RS, Deputy Head (Academic)

Susan Swales

M.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE)

Mathematics (part-time)

Nicola Tod

B.A. (Hons) Dundee (PGCE)

Head of Business Studies and Economics, Senior Year Tutor 5th Year

Michael Windsor

B.A. (Hons) Nottingham Trent

(PGCE) UWIC

Head of Design Technology, SEN Learning Mentor KS5

 

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

Graeme Hemingway

B.A. (Hons) Sheffield (PGCE) 

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

Learning Mentor KS3 Maternity

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

Julie Hoar

B.Ed.(Hons) Bedford College

Coram Sports Specialist

Elizabeth Jordan

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

Head of Assessment and Monitoring

Year 5 Form Teacher

Fiona McCormack

B.A. (Hons) Northumbria (PGCE)

Year 2 Form Teacher

Assistant Housestaff GSH

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

 

Pre-Prep and After-School Care

Susan Armitage

HLTA, NVQ 3 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Melanie France

B.Ed Humberside

Holiday Club Manager

Sharon Brooke

 

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Caroline Chang

 

Level 3 QCF CACHE

Teaching Assistant

Christine Hodson

NVQ 3 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Jenny Patchett

NVQ 2 CCLD

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Shelley Preston

 

Lunchtime Assistant, Playground Supervisor

Jackie Tagg

 

Teaching Assistant and Childcare

Paula Ward

 

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

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

Julie Hart

 

Receptionist

Richard Illingworth

 

Driver/General Support Worker

Heather Jones

M.H.C.I.M.A

Domestic Administrator

Alaina Logan

M.A.A.T

Payroll and Fees

Laura Lunn

 

Deputy Head (Pastoral) Secretary

Joseph Mc Andrew

 

Administration Assistant

Abbey Mason

Diploma in Marketing

Admissions Co-ordinator

Paul Meeson

 

Assistant Warden

Christine Readman

 

Technician (Sciences)

Andrea Ruddy

 

Technician (Sciences)

Tom Roots

 

International Recruiter

Camren Green

 

Maintenance Electrician

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

Patrick Roberts

B.A.(Hons) Leeds

Assistant Housestaff

Emma Speake

B.Sc.(Hons) Design and Technology with QTS

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

Fiona McCormack

B.A.(Hons Northumbria (PGCE)

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

Pamela Evans

R.G.N., Cert HE (Nursing) Leeds

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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