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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 Management Team of eight.

  • Two Deputy Heads
  • Four Assistant Heads
  • A Director of Human Resources
  • A Director of Finance & Business

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 continues to teach as Headteacher and works closely with the Management Team and Governing Body to move the school forward.  David's subject specialism is English.

Ms Sue Hay - Deputy Headteacher:  Teaching and Learning

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

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.

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 - Extra-Curricular/Gifted & Talented

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.

Mrs Jose Harris - Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum & Timetable

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 Years 10 & 11

Rachna has worked at the school for over five years and she is responsible for all students in Years 10 and 11.  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 also provides the SMT 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 Senior Management Team and oversees all aspects of recruitment, retention and people management.  She also heads up our personnel function and line manages the support staff at the school.

Mr Barry Ward - Director of Finance and Business

Barry provides much needed expertise and direction in the area of income generation and financial management for the school.  He is from a business background and ensures that the school is efficient in obtaining contracts, products and services but also forward thinking, and indeed entrepreneurial, in order to further develop its excellent educational status.

 

 

 

 

 


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.