Staff List

We have a large and committed staff team at Ponteland High School. Individuals are listed in their teams with any additional responsibilities identified.

   

 

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mr

Kieran McGrane

Headteacher

Mr

Jim Balkwill

Deputy Headteacher (French)

Mr

Stefan McElwee

Deputy Headteacher (Geography)

Mr

Will Close-Ash

Assistant Headteacher Science, Physics)

Mr

David Coburn

Assistant Headteacher (Maths)

Mr

Jonny Greenshields

Assistant Headteacher (RE)

Mrs

Lyn Robinson

Assistant Headteacher (SENDCO)

Mrs

Sarah Routledge

Assistant Headteacher (English)

Mr

Mark Warland

Assistant Headteacher (Science, Physics)

Ms

Clare Barker

P.A. to the Headteacher/CEO, Office Manager and Clerk to the Governing Body

Mr

Jamie Ward

Data and Exams Manager

Mrs

Diane Jamieson

Business Manager

     
 

PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT STAFF TEAM

Mrs

Linda Jones

Senior Administration Officer

Mrs

Julie Burgess

Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

Miss

Jane Foster

Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

Mrs

Jennifer Sowerby

Attendance Administrator

Mrs

Allison Handy

Examinations Assistant

Dr

Rowena Tilbury

Senior Science Technician

Miss

Sophie Duthoit

Science Technician

Miss

Lottie Turnbull

Science Technician

Mr

Stuart Walker

Science Technician

Mr

Paul Graney

Technology Technician (Part time)

Mrs

Sonia Watson

Food Technology Technician

Miss

Ann-Marie Laws

Librarian/Learning Resource Centre Manager

Miss

Sarah Office

Cover Supervisor

Miss

Nicola Park

Cover Supervisor (Part time)

Mr

Daniel Thomson

Cover Supervisor/PE

Miss

Clare Timmons

Cover Supervisor

     
 

CARETAKING

 

Mr

Frank Young

Senior Caretaker

Mr

Dean Best

Late-Duty Caretaker

     
 

KITCHEN

 

Mrs

Carol George

PHS Catering Manager

Mrs

Tracey Havelock

Cook

Mrs

Linda Armstrong

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Shirley Halliwell

Kitchen Assistant

Miss

Louise Henry

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Deborah Herbert

Kitchen Assistant

Miss

Sandra Lee

Kitchen Assistant

Miss

Samantha Slade

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Linda Sparke

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Kath Young

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Melissa Boyes

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs

Sarah Wilkinson

Kitchen Assistant

     
 

PASTORAL TEAMS

Mrs

Emma Lee

Y7 Pastoral Leader (Drama, PE)

Mrs

Sally Huntley

Y7 Pastoral Manager

Mr

Andy Allman

Pastoral and Transition Support Worker

Ms

Helen Hartley

Y8 Pastoral Leader (English)

Mr

Paul Coulson

Y8 Pastoral Manager

Mrs

Amelia Yates

Y9 Pastoral Leader (Biology) - maternity leave

Miss

Beth Edmonson

Y9 Pastoral Leader (Geography) - maternity leave cover

Mrs

Lynn Mordey

Y9 Pastoral Manager

Mrs

Holly Richardson

Y10 Pastoral Leader (Biology)

Mrs

Joey Murray

Y10 Pastoral Manager

Mr

Christopher Benn

Y11 Pastoral Leader (German, French)

Miss

Moira Andrews

Y11 Pastoral Manager

Mr

Khurram Chaudhry

Deputy Head of Sixth Form (ICT)

Mrs

Diane Howorth

Deputy Head of Sixth Form (Business, ICT)

Mrs

Dawn McKenna

Sixth form Student Coordinator

     
 

LEARNING SUPPORT

 

Mrs.

Mridula Babu

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Ethel Blair

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Becky Bradley

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Sonja Cooper

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mr

Lewis Gattens

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Lesley-Anne Huddart

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Miss

Jayne Ireland

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs.

Kelly Johns

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Joanne Jones

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Helen Pearse

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Miss

Danielle Robinson

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mrs

Rebecca Young

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Mr

Christopher Younger

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

Ms

Sandra Hesse

Special Needs Assistant, Curriculum Support

   
     
 

BUSINESS, ENTERPRISE, ICT

Mr

Aiden Sutherland

Raising Achievement Leader (Business, Economics)

Mr

Neil Armstrong

Raising Achievement Deputy (Business, ICT, Economics)

Mr

Mark Tippins

Raising Achievement Deputy (Business, ICT)

Mrs

Sharron Hudson

Business (Part time)

Mr

John Richardson

ICT, Design Technology

Mr

Paul Wright

ICT, Computing

     
 

ENGLISH

 

Ms

Rachel Clarke

Raising Achievement Leader

Miss

Katie Pounder

Raising Achievement Deputy

Ms

Chloe Emmerson

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Mrs

Christine Heath

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Ms

Rachel Metcalf

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Miss

Carly Bamborough

English

Miss

Helen Brewis

English

Mrs

Naomi Close-Ash

English

Mrs

Fiona Digby

English

     
     
 

EXPRESSIVE ARTS

 

Ms

Aly Burridge

Raising Achievement Leader (Media)

Mr

Paul Dunn

Raising Achievement Deputy (Head of PE)

Mr

Philip Noble

Raising Achievement Deputy (Music)

Miss

Sarah Inkster

Music

Miss

Jolene Byers

Head of Girls’ PE

Miss

Lydia Cowell

PE

Mr

Chris Doig

PE

Mr

Gordon Grier

PE

Mr

David Todd

Media

     
 

LANGUAGES

 

Mrs

Sarah Tuck

Raising Achievement Leader (Spanish, French, German)

Mrs

Julie Hall

Raising Achievement Deputy (French)

Mrs

Paula Davison

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator (French)

Ms

Clare Brockenbrow

Spanish, French

Mrs

Jo Fraser

French, German

Ms

Lauren Howells

French, Spanish

Ms

Marie Merlaud

French

     
 

MATHS

 

Mr

David Harding

Raising Achievement Leader

Mrs

Anna Pickover

Raising Achievement Deputy

Mr

Colin Egner

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Mr

Alan Poulter

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Mr

Jeremiah Suffolk

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator

Mrs

Caroline Dawson

Maths

Mrs

Helen Johnson

Maths (Part time)

Mr

Paul Jones

Maths

Miss

Emma Leitch

Maths

Ms

Jennifer McCourt

Maths

Mr

Murdo Morrison

Maths

Miss

Holly Mackenley

School Direct trainee

     

 

SCIENCE

Mr

Nick Tuck

Raising Achievement Leader (Chemistry)

Mr

Jon Clayson

Raising Achievement Deputy (Physics)

Dr

Susan Gair

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator (Chemistry)

Mr

Graham Tulip

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator (Biology)

Dr

Stephen Yates

Raising Achievement Co-ordinator (Biology)

Miss

Rachelle Falloon

Biology

Dr

Susan Green

Science (Part time)

Mrs

Devon Heagarty

Chemistry

Miss

Emma McAllister

Biology

Miss

Paige Nelson

Science

Mr

Stephen Oliver

Chemistry

Mr

Liam Pollard

Chemistry

Mrs

Holly Richardson

Biology

Miss

Teri Hall

School Direct trainee

     
 

HUMANITIES

 

Mr

John Brown

Raising Achievement Leader (Geography)

Mr

David Bartlett

Raising Achievement Deputy (History)

Miss

Caitlin Naylor

Raising Achievement Deputy (RE, Psychology)

Mr

Phil Ross

Raising Achievement Deputy (Geography)

Miss

Jo Baker

RE

Miss

Rebecca Eagle

RE

Mr

Michael Driver

RE

Miss

Beth Edmondson

Geography

Miss

Sarah Hall

Geography

Mrs

Maisie Porteous

History

Mr

Paul Reid

History

Mrs

Sara Stripp

History

     
  TECHNOLOGY AND ART

Miss

Claire Light

Raising Achievement Leader (Technology)

Mrs

Nichola Gray

Raising Achievement Deputy (Food Technology)

Mrs

Karen Murphy

Raising Achievement Deputy (Art, Textiles)

Miss

Evlynne Boe

Food Technology, Textiles & Art

Miss

Rachel Hunter

Design Technology

Mrs

Jane Kemp

Art

Mrs

Mark Shone

Technology

Mrs

Kirsty Wickham

Food Technology, Textiles