It was wonderful to meet students after the summer break yesterday and to welcome new Year 7 boys to the college. I am glad to say they have all - young and old - arrived ready to learn!
I would like to take the opportunity to remind you of the changes in responsibility that I shared with you at the end of last term.
The Leadership Team is now as follows:
Headteacher: Mr F Ashcroft
Deputy Headteacher: Mr A Davies
Assistant Headteacher (Teaching and Learning): Dr A Summers
Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral Care): Mr R Ramage
In terms of subject leadership there will be 5 Curriculum Directors and the SENDCO:
SENDCO: Mr D Ousey
Director of Maths and Computing: Mr P Scott
Director of English and Languages: Mr P Trimmer
Director of Science and Technology: Mrs F Walton
Director of Humanities (RE, Geography, History and Social Sciences): Miss R Blackshaw
Director of Performance (PE, Music, Art, Drama): Mr P Greenway
Each curriculum Director will be assisted by a second in each area.
Second in Maths and Computing: Ms V Taylor
Second in English and Languages: Ms V Phillips
Second in Science and Technology: Mrs S Lee
Second in Humanities: Ms C Redfern
Second in Performance: (PE, Music, Art, Drama): Mrs J Wills
Year Leaders will are as follows:
Sixth Form: Mr S Tew
Year 10 and 11: Mrs L McLoughlin
Year 8 and 9: Mr R James
Year 7: Mrs J Lavers (formerly Miss McFarland)
Mrs Swann will be going on maternity leave in October so Mrs Lavers will take on responsibility for Year 7 and transition until Mrs Swann returns.