Part of the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust group of Academies

Key Staff

Key Staff

The Academy is led by the Principal and has a Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of two Deputy Principals and six Assistant Principals.


Mr J Scarrott



Mr T Meneaugh

Deputy Principal

Mrs W Gooding

Deputy Principal


Mr D Worstead
Assistant Principal
  Mrs D Fundira
Assistant Principal
  Mrs S Higgins
Assistant Principal


Mrs H Murray
Assistant Principal
    Mrs H Wade
Acting Assistant Principal
   Mr M Stevenson
Assistant Principal

Curriculum leadership and management is undertaken by heads of department who are responsible for the efficient delivery of the Academy curriculum. Year heads lead and manage the year teams and oversee the pastoral welfare of all students.


Head of Year 7 Mrs J Maddison Head of Social Sciences Mrs C Savill
Deputy Head of Year  7 Mrs C Riley Head of History Mrs R Burney
Head of Year 8  

Head of Computing and Business Studies

Mr P Hughes
Deputy Head of Year 8 Mrs S Goodale

Head of Art, Design &Technology & Art

Mrs S Palmer
Head of Year 9 Mr C Butterworth Head of English Miss M Barfoot
Deputy Head of Year 9 Mrs J Baines Head of Expressive Arts Mr M Tymoczko
Head of Year 10 Mr J Hayes Head of Geography Mr S Till
Deputy Head of Year 10 Mrs E Hurford Head of Languages Mrs H Pirie
Head of Year 11 Mr C Emmerson and Mrs S Lowe Head of Mathematics Ms K Sardeson
Deputy Head of Year 11 Mrs J Catton Head of Physical Education Mr P Bibb
Head of Sixth Form Ms J Houghton-Wood Head of Science Ms S Chater
Deputy Head of Sixth Form Mrs M Henson Senco Mr M Tee
Director of Achievement Mr C Emmerson Head of EAL Miss A Godzisz