Senior Leadership Team

Ms A Downey Principal
Ms J White Senior Vice Principal
Ms L Watts Vice Principal
Ms L Stone Vice Principal
Mr A Knight Assistant Vice Principal/Head of 6th Form
Mr N Lee Assistant Principal
Ms E Gelder Assistant Principal
Mr S Choudhury Assistant Associate Principal
Mr C Shallcross Operations Manager

Heads of House/ Heads of Year

Mr D Rees Rowling House
Ms Long McQueen House
Mr L Tomkinson Brunel House
Ms L Oriss Turing House
Mr A Knight Head of 6th Form
Ms M Boocock Year 13
Ms S Blair  Year 12
Mr D Clifton Year 11
Mr J Connelly Year 10
Mr B Caven Year 9
Ms L Butts Year 8
Mr S Yamuah Year 7

English Department

Ms L Watts Head of Teaching and Learning/ Teacher of English
Mr S Choudhury Head of English/Associate Assistant Principal
Ms J Southcott Teacher of English and Psychology Maternity Leave
Mr B Caven Teacher of English
Ms C Keville 2/c 2 English
Mr J Connelly Teacher of English
Mr P Melicher Lead Practitioner of English / ATT Cover Mat Leave
Ms B Abbott ECT English Teacher Maternity leave
Ms R McCormack KS5 Lead English Teacher
Ms S Blair Teacher of English
Mr P Morrison Derbyshire Teacher of English ATT


"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 A Arroyo-Perez Head of MFL
Ms S Hornsby EAL Co-ordinator
Ms B Bouchard Head of French / MFL Teacher
Ms R DeLemos Head of KS4 Spanish/ ECT+1 MFL Teacher
Ms S Hallaway MFL Teacher
Mr S Yamuah MFL Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr M Rowe Head of Maths Faculty
Mr P Purvis Head of Maths Department
Ms S Foss Teacher of Mathematics/SEN Maths Teacher
Ms Justine Buckmire Maths Lead Teacher
Mr E Armah Maths Teacher 2iC
Ms M Ubah Maths Teacher
Ms Y Mepham Maths Teacher
Mx S Giorgi ATT Maths Teacher
Ms J Russell Maths Teacher ECT


Business / Computer Science Department

Mr J Hayden Head of Business & Enteprise / Head of Computer Science / BTEC Lead
Ms C Facey Business Studies Teacher


Humanities & Social Science Department

Ms K Jacob Head of Humanities
Mr J Essex Head of Geography
Ms B Forsyth History 2ic
Ms L Stone Teacher of Geography
Mr D Clifton Teacher of History
Mr D Rees-Glidea Teacher of Geography
Ms F Harvey Head of Sociology & Media 
Mr A Whaley Teacher of Media
Ms S Willliams Head of KS4 Geography Teacher / ECT+1
Ms J Southcott Psychology Subject Lead/ Trainee Lead Maternity leave
Ms M Boocock Teacher of Psychology & Sociology


Science Department

Ms N Causton Head of Science
Ms H Hughes Teacher of Science/ i/c Y9 & 10
Mr R Joseph Teacher of Science/2 i/c/ Deputy lead for ATT training & mentoring
Ms R Black Head of Physics
Ms L Leonard Head of Chemistry
Ms K Torres Teacher of Science / SEND Teacher
Mr L Richardson Science Technician
Mr S Singh Teacher of Science
Ms H Edigin Biology Teacher  ECT
Ms J Nesmyth Teacher of Science / KS3 Mastery
Ms Simran Judge Teacher of Science (Chemistry) ATT

PE Department

Mr D Trendell Head of P.E.
Mr D Sheehan Teacher of P.E ECT+1
Ms L Butts Head of Year/Teacher of P.E
Ms E Cieslik Teacher of P.E

Music Department

Mr L Beveridge Head of Music
Mr S Farrell Music Technician
Mr F Marshall PERI Teacher

Design Technology & Art Departments

Ms L Lake Head of Creative Making
Ms M Long Head of KS4 DT / Teacher of Art
Ms V Lim Teacher of Art ECT
Mr L Tomkinson Teacher of Design Technology / KS5 Lead
Ms A Rumidzai-Ishe Teacher of Design Technology
Mr R Canning  Creative Making Technician


Ms K Borthwick Head of SEND
Ms S Zadi Inclusion Manager
Ms K Torres SEN Teacher and Administrator
Ms L Orriss SEN Teacher ECT
Ms T Blaszczyk SEN Teacher
Mr C Wing Specialist Care Teacher
Ms F Thasnim Specialist Care Teacher


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 E Brown  HR and Payroll Officer (Part-time)
Ms P Kelly Academy Office Manager
Ms S Carter 6th Form Administrator (part-time)
Ms F Lotter Pastoral Administrator
Ms C Scully Pastoral and Attendance Manager
Ms N Barrett Attendance & Punctuality Manager Maternity Leave
Mr A Bacelar Pillar Reflection Manager
Ms S Brown Education Social Worker
Ms R Brown Family Support Worker
Mr J O'Kane Cover Supervisor
Ms E Tweedale Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ms C Leong Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ms S Chowdhury Teaching Assistant
Ms N Akther Teaching Assistant
Ms W Iqbal Teaching Assistant
Ms A Koya Teaching Assistant
Ms K Sharif Teaching Assistant
Ms F Smith Teaching Assistant
Mr S Smith Teaching Assistant
Ms W Sparrowhawk Learning Resource Centre Co-ordinator
Ms Rout Destinations (Careers) & Marketing Manager
Ms S Halford Post-16 Sixth Form Academic Mentor
Ms S Sterne Reading Progress Coordinator
Mr B Ellis Site Manager
Mr M Anderson Premises Assistant
Mr M Murray Premises Assistant
Ms S Wood Reprographics Officer (part-time)
Ms C Bovell Catering Assistant
Mr P Tucholski Catering Assistant
Mr P Kuik Catering Assistant
Ms D Butler Catering Assistant