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


Angela Barnett – Year 7
Carly Bassinder – Year 8
Damian Ball – Year 9
Neil Verdeyen – Year 10
Lynn Greenwood – Year 11


Other Pastoral Staff

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