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Staff list

Senior leadership

Toni Spoors 

Executive Headteacher 

TSP 

Yvonne Weston 

Head of School 

YWE 

Elaine Moore 

Deputy Headteacher 

EM 

Louise Quinn 

Deputy Headteacher 

LQU 

Sam Walton 

Assistant Headteacher 

SWA 

Sharen Bell 

Assistant Headteacher 

SB 

Laura Smith 

Assistant Headteacher 

LSM 

Victoria Richley 

Assistant Headteacher 

VRI 

Michael Gordon 

Assistant Headteacher 

MGO 

Directors of learning

Steph Morgan 

Key Stage 4 Director of Learning 

SM 

Lucy Smalley 

Key Stage 3 Director of Learning 

LS 

Special educational needs 

Shirley Hindmarsh 

SENDCo 

SLH 

Mike Lawson 

Teacher (Assistant SENDCo) 

MLA 

Art and design

 Caroline Larkin 

Head of Art & Design 

CL 

Greg Kirkbride 

Teacher 

GKI 

Jill Piddock 

Teacher 

GP 

English

Victoria Richley 

Head of English 

VRI 

Nicola King 

Research Lead 

NKI 

Zoe Anderson 

Teacher 

ZAN 

Ailsa Caine 

Teacher responsible for SMSC 

ACA 

Sarah Corbett 

Teacher 

SC 

Sarah Dracup 

Teacher 

SDR 

Holly Harland 

Teacher 

HH 

Claire Kirby 

Teacher 

CK 

Emily Ord 

Second in Department 

EDO 

Louise Quinn 

Deputy Headteacher 

LQU 

Geography 

Mike Gordon 

Assistant Headteacher 

MGO 

Mike Lawson 

Teacher 

MLA 

Victoria Douglas 

Teacher 

VID 

Tony Nicholls 

Teacher 

TN 

Ellie MacGregor 

Teacher 

EMG 

Health and social care

Rachel Young 

Head of Social Studies 

RY 

Sara West 

Teacher 

SWE 

Lynn Patterson 

Teacher 

LPA 

History 

Heather Smy 

Head of History 

HS 

Catrina Clements 

Teacher 

CC 

Susan Currey 

Teacher 

SCU 

Tony Nicholls 

Teacher 

TN 

Laura Smith 

Assistant Headteacher 

LSM 

IT, enterprise, business studies and economics 

Helen Anderson 

Head of Enterprise/Business Studies/Economics 

HA 

Melissa Clembintson 

Teacher 

MCL 

Steph Morgan 

Teacher 

SM 

Victoria Douglas 

Teacher 

VID 

Stephen Monaghan 

Teacher 

SMO 

Anthony Veitch 

Teacher 

AVE 

Andrew Graham 

Teacher 

AGR 

Law

Laura Smith 

Assistant Headteacher 

LSM 

Mathematics 

Steve Dickinson 

Head of Maths 

SDI 

Paul Thomas 

Lead Teacher 

PTH 

Andrew Graham 

Teacher 

AGR 

Dave Houston 

Teacher 

DHO 

Adam Joice 

Teacher 

AJ 

Genevieve Justice 

Teacher 

GJU 

Debbie McMaster 

Second in Department 

DMC 

Sharen Bell 

Assistant Headteacher 

SB 

Shirley Hindmarsh 

Teacher 

SLH 

Mike Lawson 

Teacher 

MLA 

Modern foreign languages 

Rebecca James 

Head of Modern Foreign Languages 

RJ 

Femke Rooney 

Teacher 

FRO 

Elaine Moore 

Deputy Headteacher 

EM 

Andrew Walker 

Teacher 

AWA 

Performing arts

Ailsa Caine 

Teacher 

ACA 

Emme Hocking 

Teacher 

EH 

Chris Turnpenny 

Teacher 

CT 

PE

Rachel Watkins 

Head of PE 

RW 

Rosie Limon 

Teacher 

RLI 

Steven Monaghan 

Teacher 

SMO 

Lucy Smalley 

Techer 

LS 

Anthony Veitch 

Teacher 

AVE 

Sam Walton 

Assistant Headteacher 

SWA 

Psychology 

Rachel Young 

Subject Leader 

RY 

Religious education 

Susan Currey 

Head of Religious Education 

SCU 

Suzanne Wake 

Teacher 

SUW 

Science

Jill Traynor 

Head of Science 

JTY 

Chris Boyce 

Research Lead 

CBO 

Faye Brown 

Teacher 

FBR 

Jon Grange 

Teacher 

JOG 

Joanne Greenshields 

Teacher 

JGR 

Lisa Keech 

Teacher 

LKE 

Yvonne Weston 

Head of School 

YWE 

Emma Whillis 

Research Lead 

EWH 

Margaret Duthie 

Teacher 

MD 

Rachel Watkins 

Teacher 

RW 

Rosie Limon 

Teacher 

RLI 

Sally Shotton Technician  

Technology 

Colin McLaughlin 

Head of Technology 

CMC 

Lynn Patterson 

Teacher of Food 

LPA 

Sara West 

Teacher of DT 

SWE 

Charlotte Whelan 

Teacher of DT 

CRW 

Lynn Gough 

Head of Food 

LGO 

Shirley Hindmarsh 

Teacher 

SLH 

Jacqui Lockett Technician  
Tony Hall Technician  

Travel and tourism

Ellie MacGregor 

Teacher 

EMG

Year managers

Lyndsey Wiseman 

Year 7 

Amy Roe 

Year 8 

Katy Taylor 

Year 9 

Grace Rutherford 

Year 10 

Andrew Holliday 

Year 11 

Sue Bell 

Post 16 

School counsellor 

Deb Akkurt 

School Counsellor 

Pastoral support 

Christine Coleman 

Inclusion Manager 

John Heaton 

Bridge Facilitator 

Jenny Mollon 

Attendance Manager 

Behaviour support

Hannah Robinson 

Behaviour Unit Facilitator 

Learning hub

Lynn Lynn 

Learning Mentor 

Karen Messenger 

Lead Learning Mentor 

Jane Russell 

Lead Learning Manager 

Cover supervisors 

Alison Allison 

Cover Supervisor 

Lee Tunesi 

Cover Supervisor 

Administrative services 

Janet Baird 

Admin Support Officer 

Emma Campbell 

Support Services Manager 

Katie Gebbie 

Admin Support Officer 

Jan Hume 

Student Admin Officer (Sixth Form) 

Kim Lannon 

Admin Support Officer 

Elaine Munro 

Admin Support Officer 

Erin Wasylowski 

Support Services Manager 

Data, systems and examinations

Sandra Jones 

Data and Exams Manager 

IT support

John Elliott 

IT Solutions Developer 

Chris Sutton 

IT Manager 

Michael Collis 

IT Technician (Bedlington) 

Matt Fenwick 

IT and Applications Technician 

Adam Stobbart 

IT Apprentice (Bedlington) 

Kieran Thompson 

IT Apprentice (Ashington) 

Premises

Les Weddell 

Site Manager 

Dave Ashton 

Caretaker 

Gary Roe 

Caretaker 

Barry Ternent 

Caretaker 

Catering staff

Lorna Picking 

Cook 

Dawn Stewart 

Assistant Cook 

Paula Friberg 

Catering Assistant 

Gillian Tipple 

Catering Assistant 

Mandy Kennedy 

Catering Assistant 

Julie Neary 

Catering Assistant