Birches Head Academy

Key Staff

Senior Leadership Team
Katie Dixon – Headteacher
Sarah WilliamsDeputy Head: Pastoral

Lee Underwood – Deputy Head: Teaching & Learning & Curriculum

Simon Jones – Acting Deputy Head for Summer Term
Robert Jenkins – Assistant Head: Outcomes

Extended Senior Leadership Team
Tracey Swindail – Senior Pastoral Leader
Debra Chawner – Inclusion Manager & Mental Health Advocate
Andrew Hawke – Senior Teacher & Head of Year 7
Sarah Lancett – Head of History & Senior Teacher

Subject Leaders
Art Design & Technology  –  Mrs M Owen
English  –  Mrs A Orlando
Second in English – Miss A Johnson
Literacy Coordinator  –  Mrs A Orlando
Computer Science  –  Mr O Harding
Vocational Studies and Enterprise   –  Mr J Gordon
Biology & Science Coordinator  –  Mrs L Brammer
Chemistry  –  Mr A Mountford
Physics  –  Mr R Gradwell
Maths  –  Mr I Miller
Second in Maths  –  Mr J Brenno
Music – Mr A Hawke
History  –  Mrs S Lancett
Geography  –  Mrs C Underwood
Religious Education  –  Mrs R Conn-Pearson
Physical Education –  Mr L Ashman
Modern Foreign Languages  –  Mrs S Kliment-Temple
Performing Arts – Mrs T Adlington

Special Needs Co-Ordinator   –  Ms J Procter

Head of Year
Y7 – Mr A Hawke
Y8 – Ms L Walker (acting)
Y9 –Mr S Williams
Y10 –Mr O Harding
Y11 – Mrs T Adlington

Transition Co-ordinator – Mr D Lambert

Administration & Technical
Finance Manager  –  Mrs K Jones
Data Manager  –  Mr K Bagley
Office Manager Head’s PA  – Mrs J Bracegirdle

For queries from parents and the public – Mrs J Bracegirdle

Attendance Officer  –  Mrs M Adams-Morris
Exams Manager – Mrs L Barnes
ICT – Managed by RM Education

Site Manager  –  Mr K Stanyer

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