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The Coopers' Company and Coborn School

Leadership Team

The School is led by the Headteacher, Dr David Parry, with a Senior Leadership Team of six.

  • One Acting Headteacher
  • One Deputy Head
  • Four Assistant Heads

Dr David Parry - Headteacher

David has worked at the school for over a decade, as Head of English and also as a Deputy Head.  He was appointed Headteacher in 2013 and provides strategic direction for the school.  David works closely with the Leadership Team and Governing Body to move the school forward.  David's subject specialism is English.

Ms Sue Hay - Acting Headteacher

Sue began at the school in 2013 and has worked in a wide range of educational contexts.  Sue has overall responsibility for academic standards in the school, and directly line manages a range of subjects, including English, maths and science.  Sue's subject specialism is History.  Sue also line manages our Pupil Premium Coordinator ensuring oversight of this critical group.

Mr Rob Bell - Deputy Headteacher & Director of Sixth Form i/c Years 12 & 13

Rob returned to the school in 2010 after attending the school in the early 1990s.  Rob runs the Sixth Form, oversees the whole-school pastoral system and is also responsible for line managing attendance as well as a number of subject areas in the school.  Rob's subject specialism is History and he is responsible for Years 12 and 13.

Mr James Dudley-Hart - Assistant Headteacher i/c Years 7, 8 & 9

James joined the school as Head of History in 2013 and became Assistant Headteacher in 2017.  James is responsible for Years 7, 8 and 9, academic transition between Key Stage 2 and 3, as well as supervising NQTs and trainee teachers.

Mr Mark Duncan - Assistant Headteacher i/c Years 10 & 11

Mark is a past student and is in charge of developing the extra-curricular provision within the school - this remit extends to enrichment, the house system, as well as developing our High Potential students.  In addition he is the NQT co-ordinator, second named officer for Child Protection and is responsible for ICT and examinations within the school.  Mark's subject specialism is PE and he is responsible for Years 10 and 11.

Mrs Jose Harris - Assistant Headteacher i/c Timetabling & Curriculum

Jose heads up our curriculum provision and is in charge of developing the school curriculum as well as our timetable.  Jose's subject specialism is Maths.

Mrs Rachna Carron - Assistant Headteacher i/c Safeguarding & Inclusion

Rachna has worked at the school for over five years.  She teaches both Geography and Business Studies and one of her passions is field work in Geography.  Rachna has led numerous international trips in Geography, most recently taking students to Barcelona and Iceland.  Rachna is also the SLT lead on Child Protection.

 

 

 

 

 


Mrs Tracey Skingle: Director of Human Resources

Tracey joined the school to provide us with a strategic direction and expertise in the field of Human Resources. Tracey works with the Leadership Team and oversees all aspects of recruitment, retention and people managements. She also heads up our personnel function and line manages the support staff at the school.


Mrs Tracey Skingle: Director of Human Resources

Tracey joined the school to provide us with a strategic direction and expertise in the field of Human Resources. Tracey works with the Leadership Team and oversees all aspects of recruitment, retention and people managements. She also heads up our personnel function and line manages the support staff at the school.