Teaching Staff


D.R. Edmunds, BSc. (University of Sheffield) Mathematics

Deputy Head

Mrs K Pankhurst, BA (University of Witwaterrsrand) English

Deputy Head (Academic)

Mr M Hayward BSc (University of Liverpool) Science

Assistant Head

C.D. McKie, MA (University of Glasgow) (Head of History)

Assessment and Reporting Manager

S. E. J. Parry, BA (University of Central England, Birmingham)

Assistant Teachers

A M Aldred (Hockey Coach)

Mrs L D Alford-Swift, BSc (University of Central Lancashire)

W I H Allister, MA (Worcester College, Oxford)

P.G. Armstrong, BSc (University of Glasgow) (Head of Biology) (Housemaster of Shrewsbury House)

D.R. Bell MA (University of Cardiff) (Head of ICT)

K.M. Britton, MA, MSc (Christ Church, Oxford)

S W Clark, PGCE (Edge Hill University)

Mrs G.E. Coleman, BMus (Birmingham Conservatoire)

A.S. Davies, MA (Scholar, St Peter’s College, Oxford) (IT Network Manager)

Miss A I Dunn BSc (University of Liverpool)

N.J. Frowe, BA (University of Durham)

Miss N M Gilbride BA (Liverpool John Moores University)

S.M. Gill, MA (Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge) (Head of Geography)

Ms E.A Grey MA (Newnham College, Cambridge) (Head of Religious Studies)

S Guinness, BSc (University of Bristol), (Head of Design Technology)

D.A. Hendry, BEd. (Crewe & Alsager College) (Head of Year 11)

T.M. Higginbottom, BEng (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)

G R Hill, MA (Worcester College, Oxford)

Mrs M.L. Holgate, BA (University of Bradford) (Head of Modern Languages)

Dr C. P. Hollis PhD (University of Leeds)

S.W. Hope BSc (University of Leeds) (Head of Mathematics)

Mrs E.L Hope BSc (University of Edinburgh) 

Dr S M Jarvis BSc. PhD (University College Swansea

D K Jones BSc  MEd (University of Liverpool)

Miss F. Jung MA (University of Mainz)

Mrs H. D. Keenan  BA (Birmingham Conservatoire )

P. Lindberg BSc (University of Manchester) (Head of Chemistry)

Mrs J C Lloyd-Johnson MA (University of Chester) (Head of Art)

R.E. Lytollis, BSc (University of Loughborough) (Head of Physical Education)

Mrs V. J. Margerison, BA (Kent Institute of Art)

Mrs A J McGoldrick,BA  (University of Nottingham) (Head of English)

Miss J H C Moore, BA (University of Liverpool), (SEN Coordinator)

G W Murdoch, MA (Queen's College, Oxford), (Head of Year 9)

Mrs B.J. Parry-Jones BSc (University of Aberystwyth)

G Rickman (Cricket Professional)

C Rimmer, BA (University of Liverpool) (Assistant Head of Modern Languages, Head of Overdale)

P F Robinson BMus (University of  Manchester, Royal Northern College of Music)

M. Roden, BA  (University of Birmingham) History

R. A. Rule, BA (University of Durham) (Head of Economics, Head of Year 10)

Mrs S Salter MSc (University of Liverpool) (Housemaster of Kingsmead House, Assistant Head of Overdale)

C.L. Smale, MA (Hertford College, Oxford) (Housemaster of Beresford House)

Ms L. Smeaton, BA (University of Stirling) (Head of Sixth Form)

Ms. K.P. Stone BSc (University of Sheffield)

M. A. Turner MA (Trinity College, Cambridge)

Mrs M.T. Washington (University of Salamanca) (Head of Classics)

P M Webster BEng ( University of Manchester ) (Head of Physics; Housemaster of Bidston House)


Mrs S. Howell-Jones BMus (Huddersfield School of Music)


Mrs E Reeve BA (University of Durham) (Head of Careers)

Learning Support & Special Educational Needs

Mrs B Cederholm MA (Bishop Grosseteste University College,  Lincoln, University of Hull)
Mrs G M Tooley Cert. Ed, Newcastle Polytechnic; Cert. Reading Recovery, RSA Diploma TEFL, RSA Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties, University of London
Mrs L M Oxley  MA (University of Chester)  
Mrs P J Dale Cert Ed Manchester Metropolitan University, Diploma in Teaching Special Learning Difficulties, Edge Hill

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