The Support and Leadership Team and Team Leaders are as follows

Support and Leadership Team

Rupert Poole – Principal

Paula Smith – Vice Principal 

Ben Brook – Director of Finance and Resources

Christopher Darvill – Assistant Principal: Progress and Personal Development 

Lucy Jones – Assistant Principal: SENDCO

Joanne McDade – Assistant Principal: Curriculum, Assessment and Data

Alastair Smith – Assistant Principal: AEN & Head of Barnfield

Learning Area Team Leaders

Vicky Hopkins-Bond – English 

Alex Blagden – Science

Phil Chudley – Design and Technology

Colin Skinner – Maths

James Addy – Modern Foreign Languages 

Tracey Landles – Expressive Arts

Colin Skinner – Physical Education

Martin Willmott – Humanities

Year Leadership 2019/20


Barnfield Campus Year 7 & 8 - Alastair Smith and Hayley Wood

Year 9 - Sandra Elson

Year 10 - David Harris

Year 11 - Dulcie Oliver 

Sixth Form - Jo Cherrett

Support Staff Team Leaders

Annie Rennie - Finance 

Julie Copp – Personnel

Ian Bate - Premises

Stefan Bastyan – ICT

Lisa Gillard - Communication and Resources

Nick Raymond – Catering

Natalie Bore - Data

Contacting staff

Our email addresses are the member of staff's for example Joe Bloggs would be

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