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


Tracey Temelkovski – Year 7
Angela Barnett – Year 8
Carly Bassinder – Year 9
Damian Ball – Year 10
Neil Verdeyen – Year 11


Other Pastoral Staff

Zandra Puddephatt(SENCO) – SENCO
Helen Shenton (AHOY) – Transition Co-ordinator, support for Yr7, Assistant SENCO
Penni Lally-Garg (Progress Tutor) – Support for Sixth Form
Kate Potter (Progress Tutor) – Support for Sixth Form
Adam Oldroyd (PSW) – Support for Year 7
Gareth Rees (PSW) – Support for Year 8
Carole Kain (PSW) – Support for Year 9
Jo Lumb (PSW) – Support for Year 10
Gail Tordoff  (PSW) – Support for Year 11
Lynn Greenwood – Alternative Provision
Carolyn Leonard – Attendance Officer
Karen Perry – KS3 Pastoral Secretary
Julie O’Hehir – KS4 Pastoral Secretary
Judith Allen – Sixth Form Administrator
Alex Briggs – Assistant Head Of Year 7
Alex Smith – Assistant Head Of Year 8
Natalie Wills – Assistant Head Of Year 9
Katherine Huggett – Assistant Head Of Year 10
Rebecca Smithson – Assistant Head Of Year 11