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 Church of England High School Leadership Team is 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 Deputy Headteachers

Mrs Christina Handy-Rivett

Teaching, Learning & Progress

Mrs Carolyn Hill

Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare

Deputy Headteachers

Mr Alan Brooks

Whole School Progress

Ms Faye Jeffreys

Teaching & Learning

Assistant Headteachers

Sarah Beardsmore

Student Welfare & Designated Safeguarding Lead (p/t)

Mr Wayne Hill

Facilities and Resources

Mr Damien MacKinney

Timetable & Curriculum


Associate Assistant Headteachers

Mr Chris Bending

Disadvantaged Students & Pupil Premium

Mrs Wendy Hill


Ms Lindsay Mitchell-Barnes

Director of English/Literacy

Mr Shaun Smith

Director of Maths/Numeracy

Heads of Year

Assistant Heads of Year

Mrs Wendy Hill

Transition Coordinator

Mrs Jenna Preston

Assistant Head of Year 6, Transition

Ms Claire Gardner

Head of Year 7>

Mrs Jenna Preston

Assistant Head of Year 7, Behaviour & Refocus

Mr Lee Mole

Head of Year 8

Mr Andrew Turner

Assistant Head of Year 8, Social Emotional Mental Health

Ms Katie Mycock

Head of Year 9

Ms Hollie Thompson

Assistant Head of Year 9, Social Emotional Mental Health

Mr Dix

Head of Year 10

Ms Katherine Fellows

Assistant Head of Year 10 and 11

Mr Jordan Graham

Head of Year 11

Ms Katherine  Fellows

Assistant Head of Year 10 and 11



Mrs Jill Mills

Vulnerable Students Coordinator


Rhonda Hodgetts

Family Liaison Officer


Special Educational Needs (SEND)


Mrs Mailene Graham

Years 9, 10 & 11

Miss Tab Caan

Years 7 & 8

Subject Leads

Mrs Natalie Eglinton


Mr Shaun Smith


Mrs Shahida Hussain


Mr Carl Murphy


Mr Damien Mackinney


Ms Olivia Houten


Mr David Hughes

Design & Technology

Mrs Marie Perrett


Mrs Louise Careless


Mr Ian Sargent


Mrs Wendy Fincher-Adams

Modern Foreign Languages - French

Mrs Joanne Kucharczyk

Modern Foreign Languages – German

Mrs Rachel Chambers


Mr Glen Gibbons

Physical Education

Mrs Adele Rose

Religious Education