School Leadership Team


Mr Jon Nunes

Assistant Headteacher

Rose Haywood

Head of Sixth Form and Careers

School Business Leader

Mrs Kim Laney

Financial Management and School Site

Deputy Headteacher

Mr Paul Conkie

Attendance, Assessment and Reporting

Assistant Headteacher

Mr Martin Sills

Inclusion and Pupil Premium. Designated Safeguarding Lead

Assistant Headteacher

Mr James Pretty

Key Stage 4 and Recovery Curriculum

Deputy Headteacher

Mr Ben Houghton

Curriculum and Teaching and Learning

Assistant Headteacher

Ms Laura Donnelly


Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Isobel George

Teaching School

Assistant Headteacher

Mr Paul Stephens

Head of Year 7, Key Stage 3 and Behaviour

Pastoral Leaders

Head of Year 7

Mr Paul Stephens

Head of Sedgemoor House

Ms Ellie Plaster

Head of Cotswold House

Mr Mark Newall

Head of Year 12

Mr Adam Moore

Head of Mendip House

Ms M Hayward

Head of Year 13

Mr Darran Lewis

Head of Quantock House

Ms Sally Walton

Staff responsible for Child Protection and Safeguarding matters

Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mr Martin Sills

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mrs Ally Cheeseman

Member of staff responsible for Special Educational Needs

Head of Education Support:  Ms Laura Donnelly

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