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School Staff


To contact a staff member, please click the teachers name or press the # key followed by the extension number below when calling the school directly on 01202 578886.

If you are unsure who to contact, please email [email protected] and your enquiry will be passed on to the appropriate member of our team.


Mrs N Lapskas – Principal

Mr T Clark – Vice Principal

Mrs C Percival – Assistant Vice Principal

Specialism Leads

Mr D Evans ext. 204 – Athlete Academy – Head of PE

Miss B Aplin ext. 205 –  Stage & Screen – Head of Drama & Musical Theatre

Mr G Lake ext. 205 – Stage & Screen – Head of Dance & Production

Heads of Year

Miss K Magookin – Year 9

Mr W Edmonds – Year 10

Mrs G Watt – Year 11

Mr D Evans ext. 204 – Year 12 & 13 – Sport

Mr G Lake ext. 205 – Year 12 & 13 – Stage

Pastoral & Administration

Mrs C Redman – Finance Assistant

Mrs E Kempton ext. 208 (MATERNITY LEAVE) – KS4 Pastoral Lead

Mrs J Bellot ext. 209 – KS4 Pastoral Lead

Mrs L Chewins ext. 214 or 208 – KS5 Pastoral Lead

Mrs M Hawkins ext. 203 – Data & Exams Manager and Admissions Officer

Mrs S Wain ext. 201 – Receptionist

Mrs E Collins ext. 202 – Office Manager

Mrs L Farmer – Administration Assistant

Heads of Core

Ms A Jennings – Head of English

Mr W Edmonds – Head of Mathematics

Mr J Sorensen – Head of  Science

Teaching Faculty

Miss C Anderson – Teacher of PE

Mr M Burt – Teacher of Mathematics

Mr C Dennett – Teacher of Media/Film Studies

Mr K Hayman –Teacher of Music

Mrs Z King – Teacher of English

Miss K Magookin – Teacher of Performing Arts

Mr E Olson –Teacher of Humanities / Careers & Work Experience Lead

Mrs D Potter-White – Teacher of Languages

Miss A Pyke – Teacher of Science

Miss A Spencer – Teacher of PE

Mr R Stephenson – Teacher of Philosophy & Psychology

Mrs H Taylor – Teacher of Humanities & English

Athlete Academy Coaches

Mr M Laurijssen– Lead Sports Coach

Mr O Davis– Sports Coach

Mr P Adair– Badminton Coach

Mr G Hugo– Golf Coach

Stage & Screen Coaches

Ms A Cox – Peripatetic Acting Coach

Mr A Tuffrey– Vocal Coach/Music Tuition

Mrs E Rodda –Vocal Coach/Music Tuition

Mrs J Tuffrey – Dance Coach

Miss R Ford – Dance Coach

Mrs K Pope – Dance Coach Cover

Mr K Davies – Vocal Coach/Music Tuition Cover

Teaching Assistants

Mrs S Holloway– Teaching Assistant

Miss S Howarth– Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Regan– Teaching Assistant

Site, Canteen & Mini Bus Staff

Mr B Haskell – Site Manager

Mrs M Wood –Catering Assistant

Mr S Beedie – Minibus Driver

Mr J Pidgley – Minibus Driver

Mr M Bultitude – Minibus Driver

Mr R Vincent – Minibus Driver

Mr F Parish – Minibus Driver