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Staff List


Senior Leadership Team

Ms A Downey Principal
Ms J White Senior Vice Principal
Ms L Watts Assistant Principal
Mr M Neuberger Vice Principal
Mr C Duffy Vice Principal
Mr J Mc Inerney Vice Principal
Ms R Elphinstone Assistant Principal

Heads of House/ Heads of Year

Ms J Southcott  Head of Sixth Form
Mr M Evans Rowling House
Mr A Buffery McQueen House
Mr Y Atangana Brunel House
Mr D Sheehan Turing House
Ms L McMillan Associate Assistant Principal
Ms L Simpson Year 12
Ms G Bingham Year 11
Ms N Cameron Year 10
Mr D Trendell Year 9
Mr D Clifton Year 8
Mr J Connelly Year 7

English Department

Ms L Watts Head of Teaching and Learning/ Teacher of English
Mr S Choudhury Head of English/SLT Secondment
Ms M Boocock Teacher of Psychology
Ms C Taylor Teacher of English/ic2 SENCO
Ms J Martin Drama Teacher
Ms J Southcott Teacher of English and Psychology
Mr B Caven Teacher of English
Ms H Greason Teacher of English
Ms C Keville 2/c 2 English
Mr J Connelly Teacher of English
Mr P Melicher Lead Practitioner of English

"I think what we have at Ark Putney is a really caring community. The teachers all know the students really well and the students know the teachers, I think the result of that is that we have a really positive ethos." Mr Davison - Governor and former Deputy Head of Sixth Form


MFL department

Ms E Sinot Head of Foreign Languages
Ms S Hornsby EAL Co-ordinator
Ms L McMillan Modern Foreign Languages Teacher
Ms L Simpson MFL Teacher
Mr M Moreau MFL Teacher
Ms C Coulter MFL Trainee Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr M Rowe Head of Maths
Mr M Neuberger Teacher of Mathematics
Ms H Williams Teacher of Mathematics (part time)
Ms L Boothby Teacher of Mathematics/KS4 Lead
Ms S Foss Teacher of Mathematics
Ms N Cameron Head of Year 10/Teacher of Mathematics
Mr J Siakwang Maths Trainee Teacher
Ms O Oreyomi Maths Trainee Teacher
Mr D Hindocha Maths Now Teach


Business Department

Ms E Fennell Head of Business Studies


Humanities Department

Ms K Jacob Head of Humanities/History
Mr A Perez Head of Geography
Ms B Forsyth Teacher of History
Ms P Taylor Teacher of Geography
Mr D Clifton Teacher of History
Mr D Rees-Glidea Teacher of Geography
Ms F Harvey Teacher of Sociology
Mr M Evans Teacher of Sociology


Science Department

Ms N D'Mello Teacher of Science / Head of Biology
Ms H Hughes Head of KS3 Science / Teacher of Science
Ms G Abel Teacher of Science
Ms A Sesay Teacher of Science
Mr R Joseph Teacher of Science
Mr S Walker Physics Teacher

PE Department

Mr J Hayden Head of P.E.
Ms G Bingham Head of Year 10/Teacher of P.E.
Mr M Evans Rowling House/Teacher of P.E.
Mr D Sheehan Turing House/Sports Co-ordinator
Mr D Trendell Head of Year 8/Teacher of P.E.

Music Department

Mr F Marshall Head of Music
Ms S Ahmed Teacher of Music

Design Technology & Art Departments

Mr P Solari Head of Art
Ms L Lake Head of Design Technology/STEM Coordinator
Ms M Long Head of KS4 DT / Teacher of Art
Ms J Johnson Teacher of Art/Design Technology
Mr J Mc Inerney Teacher of Design Technology


Ms K Borthwick Inclusion Manager
Ms C Taylor ic2 SENCO
Ms K Torres SEN Teacher and Administrator
Ms L Orriss Nurture Teacher


Ms J Gray Operations Manager
Ms J Rickard PA to the Principal/HR Officer
Ms S Crowley Receptionist/Administrator
Ms G Savin Senior Finance Manager
Ms S Lambird Examinations Officer
Ms K Anderson-Bowley Finance Officer
Ms E Brown School Administrator (Part-time)
Ms P Kelly Academy Office Manager
Ms S Carter 6th Form Administrator (part-time)
Ms C Scully Attendance and Punctuality Manager
Ms M Williams Pillar Reflection Centre Manager
Ms L Charles Education Social Worker
Ms E Shaw Learning Tutor (part-time)
Ms I Beck Learning Tutor
Mr Y Antanga Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant
Ms F Hussein Cover Supervisor/Teaching Assistant
Ms I Agostini Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ms D Gibbons Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ms F Harris Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ms R Heholt Graduate Teaching Assistant (mat leave)
Ms K Oulad-Issa Teaching Assistant
Mr K Elghailani Teaching Assistant
Mr T Bowman Food Technology Technician
Mr R Canning Design Technology Technician
Mr L Tomkinson Design Technology Trainee
Mr L Richardson Science Technician
Ms W Sparrowhawk Learning Resource Centre Co-ordinator
Ms Rout Destinations (Careers) & Marketing Manager
Mr B Ellis Site Assistant
Mr M Anderson Premises Assistant
Mr L Duffell Premises Assistant
Ms S Wood Reprographics Officer (part-time)
Ms D Harris Chef Manager
Ms C Bovell Catering Assistant
Mr P Tucholski Catering Assistant
Mr P Kuik Catering Assistant
Ms D Butler Catering Assistant