Meet our People

Senior Management

Headteacher (Academic)

C.S. James, M. A. (Cantab: Girton) Mathematics

Headteacher (Pastoral)

Mrs. A.M. Ewington, M.A. (Nottingham) C.Biol., MSB., Biology

Assistant Head

Mrs. C.L. Jess, M.A. (Cantab: Gonville & Caius),  Head of Year 10; French & Spanish

Assistant Head

R.W.S. Kidd, B.A., M.A. (Ulster), Head of English


 Academic Staff

  • Miss. R.E. Adams, B.A. (Italia Conti Academy), Drama
  • Dr. S.W. Ainge, B.Sc., Ph.D (Newcastle), C.Chem, F.R.S.C., Head of Chemistry; Head of Science; School Organist
  • Miss. E.S. Allcoat, B.Sc. (Bristol), Physics; Senior House Co-ordinator; Head of House - Masters; Charities Co-ordinator
  • J.P. Allen, B.A. (Dunelm), Physical Education; Head of House - Vice Chancellors
  • T.P. Allen, B.A. (Kent), Head of Sixth Form; History
  • J.M. Barker, BMus MMus (Royal College of Music)  PGCE MTeach (UCL IOE)  Director of Music;
  • Miss. R.S. Burfoot, B.Sc. (Birmingham), Mathematics
  • W.D. Burns, B.Sc. (Edinburgh Napier), Design, Engineering & Technology
  • Mrs. A.J. Button, B.A. (Loughborough), Physical Education
  • Mrs. C. Calland, B.A. (De Montfort), Physical Education
  • Miss. K.A. Campbell, B.A. (Nottingham Trent), Head of Design, Engineering & Technology
  • R.T. Campbell, M.A. (Edgehill), Head of Geography
  • Miss. Z. Carter, B.Sc. (Leicester), Mathematics; Pastoral Liaison for International Students; Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Mrs. C.E. Charles, BTh. (Cantab: Selwyn), Learning Support
  • Miss. M.J. Clapham, BA.(Hons), M.B.A.Ed, PGC:SpLD (Leicester), PGC:SENCO (Northampton), SpLD APC and TPC (Patoss), Head of Learning Support
  • Mrs. P. Clare, B. Sc, A.R.C.S. (Imperial College), M.Sc. (Leicester), Biology
  • F.W. Clayton, B.A. (Wolverhampton), Religious Studies
  • Miss. J.A. Copley, B.A. (Leeds), History
  • P. Cox, B.Sc. (Wales: University College of Wales, Bangor), Biology; Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Miss. L. Crampton, M.Eng. (Hull), Design, Engineering & Technology; ICT; Staff Development Co-ordinator
  • Dr. D.M. Crawford, M.A., D.Phil (Oxon: Jesus), M.Ed. (Bristol), M.A. Ed. (O.U.) M.Sc. (O.U.), Head of Mathematics
  • Mrs. A.J. Davies, M.A. (De Montfort), Art
  • G.D. Davies, MEd., B.Sc. (De Montfort), Head of PE and Games
  • Mrs. A.M. Dewe, B.A. (Warwick), French
  • Mrs. K.R. Douglas, B.A. (Liverpool), Italian; EAL
  • A.N. Duffield, B.Sc. (Wales: University College of Wales, Cardiff), C.Biol, MSB, Head of Biology
  • H.A. Ellis, B.Sc. (Loughborough), Physical Education
  • K. Esmail, B.A. (Portsmouth), Economics; History; Head of PSD
  • Dr. S.L. Ewers, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Bristol), Biology
  • Mrs. S.M. Faire, B.Sc. (Surrey), Mathematics, Maths Learning Support
  • Dr. C.H. Fearon, B.Sc. (Liverpool), Ph.D. (Birmingham), Biology
  • Miss. C.L. Feeney, B.A. (Dunelm), Physical Education
  • Ms. J.A.M. Ford, B.A. (Newcastle), Head of Religious Studies
  • Dr. K.L. Fulton, B.Sc. (Dunelm), PhD. (Nottingham), Biology
  • C.I.J. Gilham, B.A. (London), Classics
  • Miss. E. Graff-Baker, M.A. (Oxon: Queens), Music
  • Dr. J.M. Griffin, M. A. (Cantab: Fitzwilliam), PhD (OU), Deputy Head of English; Theatre Studies
  • N. Grimadell, B.Sc. (Derby), Design, Engineering & Technology
  • Mrs. A.L. Harris, B.A. (Essex), M.A. (Loughborough), Head of Drama
  • Miss S.A. Harris, B.Sc. (Nottingham), Chemistry
  • Ms. S. Haywood, B.Ed. (Worcester College) B.A. (O.U.), Art; History of Art
  • Dr. A. Higginson, M.Phil (Essex), Ph.D. (University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology), Physics 
  • Mrs. M. Higginson, B.Ed, M.A (Toronto), English; Editor of Leicestrian
  • Mrs. A.J. Hillier, B.A. (Nottingham), Religious Studies
  • Mrs. V. Hird, B.A. (Leicester), History
  • Mr. R.C. Horton, B.Sc. (Loughborough), Sports Graduate
  • Miss. L. Howd, B.Sc. (East Anglia), Mathematics
  • C.W. Howe, B.Ed (C.N.A.A. Crewe & Alsager College), Director of Sport
  • Miss. N. Hughes, B.A. (London), English; Staff Induction & Teacher Training
  • J.T. Hunt, B.A. (Reading), Head of Sixth Form; English; AQA Baccalaureate & Extended Project Team Leader
  • Mrs. J. Hutchinson, B.Ed. (Durham), M.A.Ed (O.U), Physical Education; i/c Academic P.E; Mathematics
  • G. Inchley, B.Sc. (Hull), M.Sc. (Bristol), Deputy Head of Mathematics
  • R.A. Jacobs, B.Sc. (Leeds), B.A. (Open University), Mathematics
  • Dr. A.J. Kendall, M.A., D.Phil (Oxon: Wadham and Linacre), Chemistry
  • Mrs. R.E. Kendall, B.A. (Dunelm), M.A. (Goldsmiths), English
  • A.T. King, M.Chem (Loughborough), Chemistry
  • Miss. J.L. Knight, B.A. (De Montfort), Art
  • Mrs. J. Kungu, M.Sc. (Lancaster), Geography
  • Mrs. N.L. Laybourne, B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Loughborough), Head of Year 7; Physical Education
  • Mrs. S. Lopez-Correia, M.A. (Université de Picardie Jules Verne), Head of Modern Languages
  • R.L. Longson, B.A. (Wales: The University College of Wales, Aberystwyth), Dip.C.G. (L.G.M.B, Swanley), M.C.D.I., Head of Career Development
  • P.J. Lowe, B.A. (Southampton), Geography
  • Miss. K.L. Macleod, B.Sc. (University College London), Physics
  • Dr. D.W. Maddock, B.A. (Bristol Polytechnic), M.A. (Leeds Polytechnic), Head of Art
  • Sra. I. Manktelow, B.Sc. (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico), Spanish
  • Sra. P. Matalobos, B.A., M.A. (Santiago dé Compestela), Spanish Assistant
  • D. McCann, B.Ed (Leicester), Physical Education
  • R.J. McLean, B.A. (Oxon: Lady Margaret Hall), Head of Classics
  • Mrs. M.A. McNally, B.A. (Westminster), Geography
  • Mrs. A.E. McPherson, B.A. (Oxon: St Annes), Deputy Director of Music
  • P. Moore-Friis, B.A. (De Montfort) PGDIP (Oxford), CIM DIP, Head of Economics, Young Enterprise Co-ordinator
  • Miss. J. Mould, B.Ed (Bedford College of HE), Head of Preparatory Department; Trips Coordinator
  • N. Murray, B.Sc. (Imperial), M.A. (London), M.Sc. (Sheffield Hallam), Mathematics
  • Mrs. E.J. Nelson, B.A. (Northumbria), German
  • Mrs. E. Nisbet, B.Ed (Trent Polytechnic), Food Technology
  • Mrs. F. Paton, DEUG and Licence (Bordeaux), French
  • Miss. A.M. Patterson, B.Sc. (Sunderland Polytechnic), Chemistry; Head of House - Duke's; Community Service Co-ordinator
  • A.J. Picknell, B.A. (Manchester), M.A. (London), Head of History
  • D. Pilbeam, M.Chem (Nottingham), Chemistry; Examinations Officer
  • Mrs. K.G. Pollard, B.Sc. (Loughborough), Mathematics
  • L. Potter,  Head of Year 8; Physical Education
  • P.M. Pratt, M.A. (Harvard), Classics
  • Miss. S.H. Proffitt, B.A. (Bristol), Classics and English
  • S.J.R. Radford, B.Sc. (Sheffield), Mathematics; Head of House - Judges
  • P.T.G. Reeves, B.Sc. (Manchester), Head of Physics;
  • Mrs G.M.A. Rodgers, M.A. (Cantab: Newnham), English
  • Mrs. M. Sian, B.A. (Middlesex), Head of Computing
  • Mrs. M. Siegfried-Brookes, M.Sc. (Zurich), German Assistant
  • C.I. Silvester, B.A. (Plymouth), Art
  • Mrs. S. Stout, B.Sc. (Aston), Deputy Head of Modern Languages
  • T.A. Thacker, B.Ed.(C.N.A.A: Crewe & Alsager College), Head of Year 11; Physical Education
  • Mrs. J. Tompkins, B.A. (Leicester), M.A. (Heythrop: London), Head of Year 9; Religious Studies
  • Dr. A. Vassilliou-Abson, B.A. (Athens), M.Phil, PhD (Birmingham), Classics; Critical Thinking
  • D.R. Willis, B.Sc. (C.N.A.A: Portsmouth Polytechnic), Science
  • Ms. Y. Yau, B.A. (De Montfort), Language Support teacher (Sixth Form EAL pupils)
  • Dr. S. Yeomans, M.A, PhD (Loughborough) Politics, Head of Politics; School Council Link Teacher
  • Miss. G. Young-Giguere, French Assistant 

Support Staff

Business Director

  • N. Edwards, B.A. (Cantab: Pembroke), Business Director

  • L. Berry, Groundsman
  • Miss. N. Berry, B.A. (Hons), Pool & Sports Technician
  • Ms. J. Bessell, Receptionist
  • Mrs. M. Bloomfield, Music Department Administrator
  • Mrs. S. Brooks, Finance Assistant
  • J. Burfoot, Site Services Operative
  • Mrs. S. Cole, Laboratory Technician
  • Mrs. A. Dhesi, Food Technology Technician
  • Mrs. B. Dickens, Site Services
  • A.E. Duncombe, Security Officer
  • P. Durham, Security Officer
  • Miss. K. England, Database Co-ordinator
  • Miss. J. Fenner, B.A. (Hons), Laboratory Assistant
  • Revd. Canon. S. Foster, B.Mus.,B.A.,Ph.D., Chaplain
  • D. Foster-Bateman, Facilities Services Manager
  • R. Gill, B.Sc. (Hons), Senior IT Technician
  • J. Harvey, DT Technician
  • Mr. J. Hickens, IT Manager
  • Mrs. L. Hodgson, MAAT, Finance Assistant
  • M. Hood, Groundsman
  • Mrs. N.L. Hunt, B.A. (Hons), Head of Marketing (& LGS Admissions)
  • Mrs. P. Ingham, Assistant Librarian
  • Mrs. B. James, B.A. (Hons), Admin/Reprographics
  • C.M. Kilduff , Groundsman
  • Miss. C. Lister, PA to Headmaster and Business Director
  • Mrs. L. Midgley, BSc. (Hons), DipLib MCLIP, Librarian
  • Mrs. A-M. Neal, Receptionist & Administrator
  • A. Needham, Site Services
  • Mrs. K. Noray, Financial Controller
  • Mrs. K. Obhi, Laboratory Technician
  • Mrs. N. Pankhania, B.A. (Hons), Exams Administrator
  • Mrs. M. Parmar, Finance Assistant
  • Mrs. E. Parsons, B.A. (Hons), HR Administrator
  • Mrs. J. Parsons, Dip HE in Nursing (Adult and Child), School Nurse
  • Mrs. R. Patel, Listener
  • E. Ramsden, Head Groundsman
  • Mrs. J. Rogers, BSc. (Hons), Laboratory Technician
  • P. Ryan, Head of Site Services
  • Ms. S. Shepherd, Academic Administrator
  • J. Tarleton-Lord ​​​​​​, Apprentice Groundsman
  • Mrs. M. Thornton, Marketing & Admissions Assistant
  • Mr. G. Wehemba, IT Technician
  • Revd. E. Wilson, B.A., M.A., Chaplain
  • S. Young, B.Sc., Art Technician