Meet the SLT
The School is led by the Headteacher, Ms S Hay, with a Senior Leadership Team of eight – The Headteacher, Three Deputy Heads and Four Assistant Heads
Ms S Hay – Headteacher
Sue was appointed as Headteacher in March 2019. Sue began at the school in 2013 as Deputy Head in charge of teaching and learning, having worked in a wide range of educational contexts. She has overall responsibility for academic standards in the school, and directly line manages a range of subjects. Sue’s specialism is History.
Mr R Bell – Deputy Headteacher: Director of Sixth Form
Rob returned to the school in 2010 as Assistant Head after being a student in the early 1990s. In 2016, Rob transitioned to Deputy Head. Rob runs the Sixth Form, whole school ICT and takes on other line management responsibilities. Rob’s subject specialism is History.
Mr M Duncan– Deputy Headteacher: Pastoral
Mark is a past student and returned as a member of staff in 2007. He is in charge of pastoral school in the school as well as the extra-curricular provision. Previously working as Assistant Headteacher, Mark took over as Deputy Head in 2023. In addition he is the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead. Mark’s subject specialism is PE.
Mr J Edwards – Deputy Headteacher: Teaching & Learning
Jon joined the school in 2023 as Deputy Head. Jon has previous experience as Head of Sixth Form and Deputy Headteacher, including a range of pastoral and academic roles. Jon’s subject specialism is PE.
Mr J Dudley-Hart – Assistant Headteacher i/c of Years 10, 11
James joined as Head of History in 2013 and became Assistant Headteacher in 2017. James is responsible for Years 10 and 11, as well as supervising NQTs and trainee teachers.
Mr L Bonnett – Assistant Headteacher i/c of Years 7, 8, 9
Luke joined the school in 2015 and has completed various roles in both the Maths Department and as a Head of Year. He became Assistant Headteacher in 2023. Luke is responsible for Years 7, 8, and 9, as well as academic transition between Key Stage 2 and 3.
Mrs Rachna Carron – Assistant Headteacher i/c of Safeguarding & Inclusion, SEN Coordinator
Rachna joined the school as a Geography teacher in 2010 and has taught both Geography and Business, although her passion is Geography fieldwork. Rachna is the SLT Designated Safeguarding Lead, and is the SENCo.
Mrs Marie-Jose Harris – Assistant Headteacher i/c of Timetable, Curriculum and Data Management
Jose joined the school in 2006 as a Maths teacher i/c of KS3. She heads up our curriculum provision and is in charge of developing the school curriculum as well as our timetable. She is the school’s Data Protection Officer.