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We welcome Students back to the Academy on Tuesday 3 September 2019

A Level (GCE) results can be collected between 9am and 11.30am on Thursday 15 August

GCSE results can be collected between 10am and 1pm on Thursday 22 August

Please see the Announcement Section of our website for our uniform suppliers, Simmonds flyer.

Fair Banding Test dates for 2019 are:

Saturday 28 September 2019


Saturday 26 October 2019


Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

CEO Mr Stuart Gardner
Executive Principal Ms Mandy Gage
Head of Staffing & Operations Mrs Janina Villalta
Head of School – Culture & Ethos Mrs Maxine Hall
Head of School – Curriculum & Standards Mr Ross McLellan
Deputy Head of School for Teaching & Learning Mrs Laura Gladstone
Deputy Head of School for Behaviour & Welfare Mr Oliver Owen
Assistant Head of School KS4 Miss Laura Simperl
Assistant Head of School KS5 Miss Laura Hryniewicz

Head of Department (HOD)

Visual Arts Ms Carley Dawkins
Business Mr Ian Davis
English Mrs Trina Epsom
ICT Mr Darren Anderson
Languages Miss Kayla White
Mathematics Mr Rakesh Vashihst
P.E. Mrs Amanda Kirkaldy
Performing Arts Ms Hannah Couch
Humanities/Religious Studies Ms Rebecca Broadley
Science Mrs Sophia Riaz-Condron
Technology Mr Scott Banks


Head of Year (HOY)

Year 7 Ms Sasha Sherwood
Year 8 Mr Brendan Cass
Year 9 Ms Sabrina Anderson
Year 10 Miss Karen Jordan
Year 11 Mr James Carr
Assistant Head of School KS5 Ms Laura Hryniewicz


Support Staff

PA to Leadership Team Mrs Kealy Davidson
Data & Reporting Manager Mrs Holly McLellan
Attendance Improvement Manager & Admissions Ms Wendy Reeve
Sixth Form Administrator Ms Mandi Clark
Community Liaison Officer Mrs Monika Oravcova
Student Safeguarding Officer Mrs Ann Pullen
Student Services Manager Mrs Loretta Miller
The Dockyard Manager Mrs Jane Talbot
Office Manager & Exams Officer Tracey Littlemore
Catering & Lettings Manager Sarah Daffey
Assistant SENCo Emma Johnson