The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Ben Walsh – Principal

Wendy Clements – Deputy Principal

Andy Hill – Deputy Principal

WEST – Wellbeing and Emotional Support Team

Debbie Battle – Safeguarding and Prevention Officer

Sean Henn – Student Support

Anne Armstrong – ELSA, Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

Roz Davidson – Dramatherapist

Tiffany Saxon-Kyte – Art Therapist

Admin & Site Team

Andrea Birkett – School Business Manager

Arwen Showell – PA to Headteacher

Claire Kyriacou – Reception

Kim Murray – Admin Assistant & Admissions

Lynn Atkinson – Admin Assistant & Exam Officer

Michelle Saunders – School Office

Angus Beer – Site Manager

Dave Paxton – Caretaker

SaLT & OT

Gemma Hatfield – Speech and Language Therapist

Katrina Allen – Speech and Language Therapist (Your Healthcare)

Cristina Azevedo – Speech and Language Therapist assistant

Emma Buckland – Occupational Therapist (AfC)

Raquel Freitas – Occupation Therapist Assistant

Key Stage 2

Andrew Irving – Head of KS2

Laura Mangat – Teacher

Will Bull – Learning Support Assistant

Susan Robins – Learning Support Assistant

Key Stage 3

Clare Malston – Head of KS3

Roger White – Assistant Head of KS3 & Head of PE

Pantelis Beglis – Teacher

Emma Egan – Teacher

Jean Gawthrop – Head of English

Linden Greatwood – Teacher

Harry Hazlem – Trainee Teacher

Valentina Lorrai – Teacher

Shulay Matthews – Trainee Teacher

Tom Morgan – Teacher

Michelle Sheahan – Teacher

Julie Allan – Learning Support Assistant

Richard Hayes – Learning Support Assistant

Lisa Hernon – Learning Support Assistant

Lawrence Mayanja – Learning Support Assistant

Bhagyashree Shah – Learning Support Assistant

Elizabeth Tavares – Learning Support Assistant

Grigoria Vroikou – Learning Support Assistant

Amanda Waddingham – Learning Support Assistant

Key Stage 4

Lisa Falconer – Head of KS4

Lara Birkett – Assistant Head of KS4, Head of PSHE & Head of Careers

Karen Ward – Head of Maths & Data Lead

Neil Mears – Teacher

Emma Blake – Teacher

Charlie Pugh – Teacher

Lisa Groves – Teacher

Clare Putnam – Learning Support Assistant

Jackie Reid – Learning Support Assistant

Nikki Atkins – Learning Support Assistant

Clare Beer – Learning Support Assistant

Post 16

Amanda Skidmore – Head of Post 16

Anson McCall – Teacher

Metra Alizoda – Trainee Teacher

Sofia Costas – Learning Support Assistant

Angela Bryant – Learning Support Assistant

Flora Rich – Learning Support Assistant

Other

Adam Barlow – Trainee Teacher

James Catcheside – Teacher – Horticulture

Angie Cook – Teacher

Louise Fuller – Teacher

Abigail Imo – Teacher – ICT

Barbora Schlemmerova – Teacher

Georgia Tarrant – Teacher

Hannah Lofthouse – Teacher – Science Teacher & Assistant SENCo

Helen Woolgar – Learning Support Assistant – Literacy specialist

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

Blog

Path building: part 2

Students in year 11 have almost completed repairing the path. We have made great progress on the path – the end is in sight! Several other year groups have supported us – Y8, Y10 and Post16.  The wet weather recently …

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Stag Beetles!

Great news –  Stag beetles have settled in our Nut Walk! So far, our primary students have found two females (as seen in the picture) and a male which have larger pinchers. The male was found during wild time last …

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Mental Health Week

The importance of mental health and wellbeing is very important to us at St Philip’s. As the focus of mental health week is nature, we took the opportunity to go outside as much as we could! While outside we could enjoy …

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Art

Despite the obvious challenges of the last year or so three Year 11’s have managed to complete all the work necessary for their GCSE art. They have produced an impressive body of work ranging from silk painting, textiles, collage work …

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