Meet Our Pastoral Team


Heads of Year

Heads of Year are expected to take a positive and active lead in promoting the progress of their year group. They:

  • Co-ordinate the work of their year team
  • Support a form tutorial programme in consultation with the PSHE Co-ordinator
  • Liaise with student support staff within school and outside agencies as appropriate
  • Promote and co-ordinate liaison with parents on academic progress
  • Work directly with individual students or groups of students as appropriate


Neil Verdeyen – Year 7
Tracey Temelkovski – Year 8
Alex Smith – Year 9
Carly Bassinder – Year 10
Katherine Huggett – Year 11
Dave Puddephatt – Year 12/13


Other Pastoral Staff

Helen Shenton  – SENCO
Helen Shenton  – Transition Co-ordinator
Penni Lally-Garg (Progress Tutor) – Support for Sixth Form
Kate Potter (Progress Tutor) – Support for Sixth Form
Gareth Rees (PSW) – Support for Year 7
Adam Oldroyd (PSW) – Support for Year 8
Carole Kain (PSW) – Support for Year 9
Gail Tordoff  (PSW) – Support for Year 10
Jo Lumb (PSW) – Support for Year 11
Lynn Greenwood – Alternative Provision
Carolyn Leonard – Attendance Officer
Victoria Wardle – KS3 Pastoral Secretary
Julie O’Hehir – KS4 Pastoral Secretary
Judith Allen – Sixth Form Administrator
Rebecca Smithson – Assistant Head Of Year 7
Alex Briggs – Assistant Head Of Year 8
Rebecca Hynes – Assistant Head Of Year 9
Laura Roberts – Assistant Head Of Year 10
Leah Jones – Assistant Head Of Year 11