Contact Us

Contact Us

Communication is important between parents/carers, students and the school. To help you get to the right person quickly, we have identified the most common questions and put the response below.

Parents' frequently asked questions

How do I let the school know that my child is ill?

All absence must be reported by 9.30am on a daily basis. Either telephone the 24 hour Absence Line 01480 375400 select option 2 and leave a message including your child's name, tutor group, reason for absence, your name and a contact telephone number, or, send an email to giving all relevant information as above.

How do I contact one of my child's teachers?

The easiest way is to use email - the email addresses of all the teachers can be found below. Teachers will aim to respond within 2 working days with a full response normally within 5 working days if required.

How do I contact the school urgently?

Please phone reception on 01480 375400 (select option 7) who will get a message to an appropriate member of staff who will respond.

How do I contact my child's Head of Year or Head of Department?

Again the best way is probably to use email, full list of email addresses can be found below and a list of key staff, so you know who the Head of Year or Head of Department is, can be found here.

Who do I contact with a query regarding the cashless catering system, including topping up and changing my child's daily spend limit?

Please contact Mrs C Loader, the Cashless Catering Administrator in the Finance Office, by emailing

Who do I contact with a query regarding ParentMail, including payments for uniform, equipment and educational visits?

Please contact Mrs A Scruton, the Educational Visits & ParentMail Administrator in the Finance Office, by emailing

I am not sure who I should contact, what should I do?

The easiest thing to do here is to email the main school office ( This will then be forwarded to an appropriate member of staff.

In general, please use the form tutor as the first line of contact for any question related to your child.

How do I make a complaint?

Please email or phone reception on 01480 375400 (option 7) in the first instance and they will inform the relevant staff who will deal with the complaint.

When my child is on a trip, how do I contact staff if there is an emergency?

Staff on trips will take a school mobile phone, so should be contactable. During the school day, you can phone school reception (01480 375400, option 7) who will be able to contact the lead teacher on the trip. For residential visits, details of accomodation and relevant emergency phone numbers will be communicated before the trip sets off, as applicable.

Staff email addresses 2018-19

Listed below are the email adddresses of all teachers and other key personnel. If you are not sure who you need to contact please email Staff will aim to respond within 2 working days with a full response normally within 5 working days if required.

Name Staff Code Subject Position in school Email address
Mr T Abedin AD Computing
Mrs T Abraham Exams Officer
Mrs D Akers AK Art, Textiles
Mr J Andrews AN English Head of English
Mrs M Ash AH Science
Ms C Atkinson AT Design & Technology
Mrs D Attersall Finance Manager
Mr J Barron BZ Business Studies
Mrs L Bartlett BT Maths Head of Careers
Dr A Bell BE Music Temporary Head of Music
Miss M Berryman BR PE
Mr A Booysen BF History, Ethics
Miss R Bradshaw BD Music
Mr P Braybrook BK PE, Science Head of Year 8
Miss Y Bryant BY Science
Ms K Burden BN Design & Technology
Mr J Burniston BS Business Studies & Economics Head of Business Studies & Economics
Miss H Campbell CL English, Drama Assistant Head of Year 7
Mrs H Carmichael CA Art, Textiles
Mrs D Carpenter Work Experience Coordinator
Mr R Chambers CB Geography, Travel & Tourism Head of Geography
Mrs A Champley-Potter CH Languages
Mrs A Chiano Director of Finance & Business Operations
Mrs H Clarke CK Ethics
Miss C Clifford CF English
Ms M Cody CO English
Mrs A Collingwood CW Food, Health & Social Care
Mrs A Conradie CD Food, Health & Social Care
Mr P Cook CC PE
Dr M Craig CG History Vice Principal
Mr M Crane CR Computing Assistant Head of Year 11
Miss A Crellin CI Drama Head of Drama
Mr B Daly DL PE, Public Services Director of the House System
Head of Year 9
Mr A Davies DV Computing Assistant Principal
Mrs J Denmar DE English
Mr S Dicks DK Maths
Mr M Dominy DM PE Head of Leger House
Mr I Dover DR Ethics
Ms M Du DU Maths
Mrs A DuBose DB English
Mrs K Durman DA Science
Mrs K Eagle EG Languages
Mrs C Ellinor EL History
Mrs K Evans EV Food, Health & Social Care
Mr D Farr FZ PE
Mr M Fehrenbach FH Geography
Mrs A Fisher FI Science
Dr A Flower FW Science Head of Science
Miss J Francis FA Jump, Pathway SENCO
Ms L Francis FR Science
Mrs A Gilbert GI Music
Miss F Gilbert GT English
Mrs D Gill GL Maths
Mr A Goold GD Art, Photography Head of Art
Mrs S Gordon GX Food, Health & Social Care
Mr J Gosling GG Maths
Mrs M Gosling GS Maths Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Mr A Gower GO Design & Technology Head of Design & Technology
Mr S Griffin GR Principal
Mr S Hall HA Science Head of River House
Miss C Harness HN Art
Mr C Havard HV PE Head of PE
Mr S Hedges HG Politics, Economics, Business Studies Assistant Head of Sixth Form, Head of Politics
Mrs J Jarvis JA Art, Sculpture
Mr S Jones JE Science
Mrs T Jones JS 7Jump, Languages Head of 7Jump
Mrs H Kemp KM PE, Science
Mrs P Lockley LC Maths
Mr A Luck LK Design & Technology
Mr S Mackey MK Maths
Miss E Macleod ME Music Head of Music
Mrs F Malster MA Film & Media Studies Head of Film & Media Studies
Ms C Marshall MX Science
Miss L McAdam MW Dance Head of Dance
Head of Crosier House
Mrs D McCartney MT Maths
Mr T McLeod MC Design & Technology
Dr A Meadows MS Science
Miss M Millon ML Languages
Mrs J Moore MR Languages
Miss I Morrison MO Science Vice Principal
Mrs S Morrison MN English
Mr J Murphy MH Languages Head of Languages
Mrs C Nunn NU English
Mr S Nunn NN Geography Head of Year 11
Mr E O'Brien OE Languages
Mrs K O'Brien OB Maths
Mrs A Oliver OL English
Ms J Panter PT English
Mrs K Pask PK Business Studies
Mrs K Peck PC English
Mr R Perkins PN History Assistant Head of Year 10
Mrs K Perry PR English Assistant Principal - Director of Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form)
Mr A Porter PE Languages
Mr A Powell PW Science
Mr W Quinn QN Maths
Miss S Raine RE Geography Assistant Head of Year 8
Mrs T Reagen Sixth Form Administrator
Mrs P Reay RY Film & Media Studies
Miss J Rice RZ Art
Mrs V Rix RI Law, Public Services Assistant Head of Sixth Form, Head of Law & Vocational
Miss E Robinson RN Psychology Head of Psychology
Mr A Rowe RW Maths Acting Head of Maths
Mrs G Sargent SN Maths Acting Head of Maths
Mrs K Seekings SG Ethics Head of Ethics, PSHE and Learning4Life
Miss C Sherwood SW PE Assistant Principal - Director of Key Stage 4
Mr R Slack SC English
Mrs A Slatter SL Science
Mrs M Sloan Inclusion Manager
Dr L Smith SM Science
Dr D Squires SQ Science
Mr R Thomas TH History
Mr D Thorpe ICT Technical Manager
Mr D Tiplady Medical Officer
Miss L Trigg TG PE Assistant Head of Year 9
Mr D Varey VA PE Assistant Principal - Director of Key Stage 3
Ms J Wainwright WT Computing Head of Computing
Mr A Ward Director of School Strategic Operations
Mrs E Warriner WW History Head of History
Mr A Watkins WK PE
Mrs C Watson Attendance Manager
Mrs M Watton WA Food, Health & Social Care, Learning4life Head of Food
Mrs C Webster WB PE, Maths Head of Year 10
Mr D West WE Geography, Travel & Tourism Head of Year 7
Mr D Wilson WL Science Assistant Principal
Ms L Wilson WN Art, Photography
Mrs A Withers WH History
Mrs S Wood WD English
Miss H Wright WR Art
Miss R Yorke YO Geography, Travel & Tourism
Miss O Youell YL Drama, Dance