St Michael's
We believe that a three way partnership between the school, its students and their parents is vital to success

Key Staff

St Michael's C of E HIgh School Leadership Team are responsible for the local leadership and management of the School on behalf of the Governing Body, within the strategic framework.  The Leadership Team has responsibility and accountability for:

  • The School Improvement Plan
  • Educational Standards, delivery of Teaching & Learning, Curriculum and Timetable
  • Staffing including Management, Recruitment, Training and PMR
  • Student Assessment and Results
  • Attendance & Behaviour
  • Safeguarding & Wellbeing
  • Parent & Community Liaison



Mrs Jayne Gray




Senior Leadership Team


Mrs Christina Handy-Rivett

Deputy Headteacher

Teaching, Learning & Progress


Mrs Carolyn Hill

Deputy Headteacher

Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare




Mr Alan Brooks

Assistant Headteacher



Mr Wayne Hill

Assistant  Headteacher

Facilities and Resources




Ms Faye Jeffreys

Assistant Headteacher

Teaching & Learning


Mr Damien MacKinney

Assistant Headteacher

Timetable & Curriculum







Associates to the Leadership Team

Mrs Sarah Beardsmore

Associate Assistant Headteacher

High Prior Attainers


Mr Chris Bending

Associate Assistant Headteacher

Disadvantaged Students & Pupil Premium





Mrs Wendy Hill

Associate Assistant Headteacher

Behaviour & Transition Coordinator


Ms Lindsay Mitchell-Barnes

Associate Assistant Headteacher






Mr Shaun Smith

Associate Assistant Headteacher







Heads of Year


Assistant Heads of Year




Mr Jordan Graham

Head of Year 7


Mr Andrew Turner

Assistant Head of Year 7

Mr Andrew Carriere

Head of Year 8


Mrs Kerrie Swanson

Assistant Head of Year 8

Mrs Teresa McDonald

Head of Year 9


Mrs Jenna Preston

Assistant Head of Year 9

Ms Gardner

Head of Year 10


Ms Rosie Lowe

Assistant Head of Year 10

Mr Dix

Head of Year 11


Mrs Marie Prime

Assistant Head of Year 11





Mrs Jill Mills

Vulnerable Students Coordinator





Special Educational Needs

Mrs Mailene Graham

Years 9, 10 & 11


Miss Tab Caan

Years 7 & 8







Subject Leaders

Ms Lindsay Mitchell-Barnes



Mr Shaun Smith


Mrs Sarah Beardsmore



Mr Harpreet Johal


Mr David Hughes

Design & Technology


Mrs Marie Perrett


Mrs Louise Careless



Mr Ian Sargent


Mrs Wendy Fincher-Adams

Modern Foreign Languages


Mrs Rachel Chambers


Mr Glen Gibbons

Physical Education


Mrs Jacqueline Bird

Religious Education