School Leadership

 Headteacher

Richard Woodland, responsible for:

  • The school’s vision, ethos, culture and strategic direction
  • Health and Safety (the first point of contact for H & S concerns is Mark Dewdney)
  • Quality assurance in all aspects of the school, as delegated through other senior staff
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
 Deputy Headteacher (Inclusion)

Melissa Dennis, responsible for:

  • Safeguarding (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Staff and student attendance
  • Staff and student wellbeing
  • Student behaviour
  • Multi-agency working, including alternative provision
 Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum)

Stuart Koehler-Lewis, responsible for:

  • Curriculum content, including examinations at Key Stage 4 and Post-16
  • Academic data, target setting and monitoring student progress
  • Pupil Premium
  • Feedback, assessment and independent learning
 Assistant Headteacher (Teaching and Learning)

Caroline Granville, responsible for:

  • Developing and supporting classroom practice, including our CPD programmes
  • Initial Teacher Education (our ITE Coordinator is Mr Neil Kay) and NQT Induction
  • Staff appraisal
  • Staff recruitment
 Assistant Headteacher (Post 16)

Emma Osborn, responsible for:

  • Post 16 standards, including student attainment, progress and attendance
  • Quality of teaching and learning in Post 16 subjects
  • Post 16 recruitment, retention and progression, including UCAS
  • Overseeing the Post 16 tutorial, volunteering and outreach programmes
 Assistant Headteacher (Extended Learning)

Lara Sutherland, responsible for:

  • Work-related Learning
  • Timetabling
  • Continuity of teaching through cover arrangements
  • Student leadership
  • Extended learning (including extra-curricular activities, Applied Learning, educational visits – she is our named EVC)
  • Community sport facilities
 School Business Manager

Angela Hughes, responsible for:

  • Budget setting and monitoring
  • All finance operations, including payroll, external contracts and purchasing