Senior Management Team

Anton Maree

Anton Maree

Head

B.A. Rhodes (HDE)

Guy Emmett

Guy Emmett

Deputy Head (Pastoral)

M.A. (Ed) Durham (PGCE)

Jeffrey Swales

Jeffrey Swales

Deputy Head (Academic)

M.A. Oxon (PGCE)

Alistar Boucher

Alistar Boucher

Head of Sixth Form

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

Sally Slater

Sally Slater

Head of Coram House

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

Sue Allan

Sue Allan

Bursar and Secretary to the Committee

ACMA/CGMA

Michael Atkins

Michael Atkins

Director of Marketing, Admissions & Communications

BA(Hons), M.Ed.Stud, F.EdPlus

ACKWORTH SCHOOL 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, Head of Careers maternity leave)
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 Sixth Form, Head of English, Psychology
Lynda Barker Cert Ed, Birmingham

NPQH

MBA

Girls’ PE and Games
Elena Clark B.A. (Hons)  Durham (PGCE) Geography, Fothergill Society
Alexandra Collingwood B.A. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE) Leeds (PGC History) Sheffield Head of History

Assistant Head of Sixth Form

Michael Dancer B.A. (Hons) Staffordshire, M.A. South Australia, PGCE Boys PE & Games
Katy Devine B.A. (Hons) Leeds (PGCE) Art, Assistant Housestaff
Jane Donnelly B.A (Hons) Manchester (QTS) Head of Girls PE & Games
William Elliott B.Sc Kent, M.Sc, PGCE Mathematics
Guy Emmett B.A.(Hons) Durham, M.A.(Ed) Durham (PGCE) Deputy Head (Pastoral), History
Neil Fitzgerald B.A. (Hons) Durham
M.A. Birkbeck, University of London
EAL
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
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
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
Jenny McDowell B.Sc.(Hons) London, PhD London EAL, SEN support
Gill Murray B.Sc. (Hons)  Leeds (PGCE) Mathematics
Rosalind Noble MPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE) Head of Geography, SEN Learning Mentor KS4, Assistant Housestaff GSH
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, EAL
Sarah Rose B.A. (Hons) Staffordshire (PGCE) Head of Art

Senior Year Tutor 2nd and 3rd Years

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 Yr 2

John Stephenson B.Th. (Hons.) Southampton;

M.A. (Hons.) Leeds;

PGCE

Head of Religious Studies
Jeffrey Swales M.A. (Hons) Oxon (PGCE) Classics, 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
Richard Vergette B.A. Leeds (Hons) (PGCE)  M.Ed Nottingham Director of Drama (part-time), Head of Learning and Teaching
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
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), PGCE work placement Specialist Learning Mentor
Sarah Oates B.Sc. (Hons) Leeds, (PGCE)

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 5 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
Surinder Dosanjh B.A. (Hons) Birmingham

PGCE Birmingham

B. Phil. SEN

Year 1 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 4 Form Teacher

Fiona McCormack B.A. (Hons) Northumbria (PGCE) Year 2 Form Teacher

Assistant Housestaff GSH

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

Michael Tattersall B.A. Joint (Hons) Leeds

M.A. Eng. Lit.

Year 3 Form Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

Coram House Nursery

Deborah Barraclough NVQ 2 CCLD Nursery Assistant
Lydia Horobin B.A. (Hons)  Early Years & Education Studies Nursery Assistant
Sharon Marsh BTEC National Diploma Head of Nursery
Della Rudenko NVQ 3 Early Years Care and Education Nursery Assistant

 

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
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
Michael Atkins BA(Hons), M.Ed.Stud, F.EdPlus,TTC 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
Karen Clarke   Senior School Secretary
Delia Coburn A.I.Q.P.S PA to the Head
Joanne Colley B.A.(Hons) Sheffield Hallam

MCIPD

HR Manager
Kate Dawson B.A. (Hons) Humberside (PGCE) Marketing, Admissions, Alumni and Development Assistant
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
Abbey Mason Diploma in Marketing Admissions Co-ordinator
Jane Easter   Event Manager
Paul Meeson   Assistant Warden
Brent Moran   Assistant Bursar
Debbie Proctor   Purchase Ledger Clerk
Christine Readman   Technician (Sciences)
Andrew Rushton Plumber and Gas Fitter Clerk of Works
Adam Scott ITIL, SDI-SDA Network Manager
Roy Simpson Electrician Deputy Clerk of Works
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

Katy Devine B.A.(Hons) Leeds (PGCE) 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
Naomi Vergette d’Souza B.Sc.(Hons) (Psychology with Counselling) Huddersfield Assistant Housestaff
Rosalind Noble MPhysGeog. (Hons)  Hull (PGCE) Head of Geography, SEN Learning Mentor KS4, Assistant Housestaff GSH

 

Pastoral Care

Dr. Gwenan Davenport MB, ChB (Sheffield)  MRCGP Medical Officer
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 / Volunteers

Daniel Berry   Hockey Instructor
Katie Campion   Squash Coach
Brian Davies M.G.N.A.S. Lead Archery Instructor
Terry Frost Reg. Instructor BTC Tae-Kwon-Do
Christopher Key   Archery Instructor
Ian Law   Fencing Instructor
Marie Gair B.A.(Hons) Leicester

PGCE

LAMDA teacher
Gary Leslie   Computing and Electronics
Samuel Messam England Basketball Association Level III Coach, Level II Basketball Tutor Basketball
Luke Ente   Gap Student Work Placement
Albert Parkin   Gardening Club
David Whitham   Archery Assistant Coach

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