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Academic Staff

Headmaster

Mr P R Vicars MA
Deputy Head Mrs K Pankhurst BA
Deputy Head (Academic) Mr T Whitworth BA

Assistant Head (Academic)

Mr S E J Parry BA
Assistant Head
Mr C D McKie MA
Art Mrs V J Margerison BA (Head of Art)
Mrs L Cormack
Careers Mrs E Reeve BA (Head of Careers and Year 8)
Classics Mrs M T Washington BA (Head of Classics)
Mr W I H Allister MA (Examinations Officer) 
Mr G W Murdoch MA (Head of Overdale) 
Design Technology Mr S Guinness BSc (Head of Design Technology)
Mr T M Higginbottom BEng
Mr S E J Parry BA
Economics Mr R A Rule BA (Head of Business and Economics; Head of Year 10)
English Mrs A J McGoldrick BA
Mrs E K Howard BA (Head of Psychology)
Mrs K Pankhurst BA
Mrs E Reeve BA
Mrs H C Ballantyne MA (Head of English)
Ms L Smeaton BA (Head of Sixth Form)
Geography Mr S M Gill MA (Head of Geography)
Mr G R Hill MA
History Mr C D McKie MA (Head of History)
Mr M Roden BA
ICT Mr D R Bell MA (Head of ICT)
Mr A S Davies MA (Network Manager)
Mathematics Mr S Hope BSc (Head of Mathematics)
Mr D R Edmunds BSc
Mrs E L Hope BSc
Mrs S E Salter MSc (Head of Year 9)
Miss K Eassie BSc
Mr M M Maher BSc
Modern Languages Mrs M L Holgate BA (Head of Modern Languages)
Mrs J H Williams BA (Second in Modern Languages and SEN Coordinator)
Mr G W Murdoch MA (Head of Overdale)

Mr M A Turner MA

Mr M Thelwall Jones
Miss D Hamblett
Music Mr P F Robinson BMus (Director of Music)
Mrs G E Coleman BMus
PE and Games Mr R E Lytollis BSc (Head of PE and Games)
Mr D A Hendry BEd (Head of Year 11)
Miss E Nokes
Mrs L Alford-Swift BSc (IC Girls' PE and Games)
Miss N M Gilbride BA
Mr G Rickman
Religious Education Mrs E A Grey MA (Head of Religious Education)
Science Mr M Hayward BSc
Mr P G Armstrong BSc (Head of Biology)
Mr P Lindberg BSc (Head of Science and Chemistry)
Mr P M Webster BEng (Head of Physics)
Mr K M Britton MA
Mrs A I Harrop BSc
Ms A Crawford
Mrs B Parry-Jones BSc
Chaplain Father M R J Turner
Librarian Mrs E Reeve BA (Head of Year 8)
Learning Support and Special Educational Needs Mrs J H Williams BA (SEN Coordinator)
Mrs B Cederholm MA
Mrs P J Dale Cert. Ed, Diploma in Teaching Special Learning Difficulties
Mrs L M Oxley MA
Mrs G M Tooley Cert. Ed, Cert. Reading Recovery, RSA Diploma TEFL, RSA Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties