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Our staff

Our team of teachers and support staff is committed to ensuring our young people get the best education possible.

All of our teachers are qualified subject specialists.

Senior leadership team

Claire Heald Executive Principal
David Thomas Head of school
Louise Jackson Vice principal
Rachel Barker Assistant principal
Catherine Berwick Assistant principal
Christine Franklin Assistant principal
Chris Jennings Principal of Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form





The best point of contact for most school issues or queries is your child’s form tutor. Any of our teachers can be emailed directly using

Each year we hold an event so you can meet your child’s tutor and you will also find their email address in your child’s planner.

You can also contact our heads of house and heads of faculty/subject:

Danielle Birkin Head of Bronte house
Steven Watmore Head of Thackeray house
Bonnie Sayer Head of Shakespeare house
Emma Trindall Head of Chaucer house
Jamie Turner Head of Eliot house
Jenny Littlehales Head of English & drama
Josie Kielstra Head of maths
Rosie Bonnington Head of science
Emily Holt Head of creative arts, technology, and PE
Dominic May Head of geography
Megan Williams Head of history
Lindsey O'Neill Head of languages & philosophy

For general enquiries please contact our main office on