Our staff

Senior Leadership Team

Mr C M Wainman BA Geography (University of Leeds), MA Educational Leadership and Innovation (University of Warwick), PGCE (University of Sheffield), NPQH (University College London), MCCTHeadhead@silcoates.org.uk
Mr C EvansBSc/BA (Hons) Geography with Organisation Studies (University of Central Lancashire) PGCE Geography with Social Sciences (Keele University) MEd (University of the West of England)Deputy Head (Pastoral)christopherevans@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs E MossBEd (Leeds Beckett University)Head of Junior Schoolellenmoss@silcoates.org.uk
Mr D BrightBA (Hons) Business Management (University of Huddersfield) PGCE Mathematics (University of Leeds)Assistant Head (Curriculum)danbright@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs R RedfearnBSc Cybernetics and Control Engineering (University of Reading) PGCE Physics (University of Oxford) MEd Professional Development, Teaching and Learning (University of Huddersfield)Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning)rionaredfearn@silcoates.org.uk

Senior School Teaching Staff

Miss S E ApplebyBA Hons Drama/Theatre Studies and Theology/Religious Studies (University of Liverpool), PGCE in RE (Sheffield Hallam), Post Graduate Diploma in RE (University of Warwick)RS, Faculty Leader (Humanities)
Mr R J AustinBA (Hons) History (University of Sheffield) PGCE History (University of York)History, Head of Spencer’s
Miss C BayesBA Geography (University of Sheffield) MA Applied Professional Studies(University of Sheffield)Geography
Mr T BentleyBA (Hons) Univiersity of Leeds) MusicMusic, Director of Music
Mrs K BuckleyBSc Biology (University of Leeds)Biology
Mr K BuckleyBA (Hons) Business Information (University of Liverpool) MA Professional Development (University of Huddersfield) PGCE Business Education (University of Lancaster)Business & Economics
Mr D CoulsonBSc Applied Biology and Management Studies (University of Leeds) PGCE Science: Biology (University of Leeds)Biology
Mr M CrouchmanBSc Sport and Leisure Management (Loughborough), PGCEPE
Mrs R L DewsBEng (Hons) Fuel and Energy Engineering (University of Leeds) PGCE Mathematics and Games (University of York)Maths
Mr P DixonBA (Hons) Sport Coaching (Sheffield Hallam University)PE
Mrs A L EckersleyBSc (Hons) Computing (University of Huddersfield) PGCE ICT (University of Huddersfield) MA Information Technology, Multimedia and Education (University of Leeds)Computer Science
Miss L FarrarBA Sports Development and PE (Leeds Trinity), PGCEPE, Head of Yonge's
Miss E HellyerBSc PE (University of Loughbourough) PGCE PE (Bath Spa University)PE
Mrs L E HoylandBA (Hons) Graphic Design (Northumbria University) PGCE Design Technology (Northumbria University)DT
Mr B M Hutson BEng (Hons) Electronic Communication and Computer Engineering (University of Bradford) PGCE Science: Physics (University of Huddersfield) MEng Electronic Communication and Computer Engineering (University of Bradford) MA Professional Development (Action Research in Teaching and Learning) (University of Huddersfield)Physics, Faculty Leader (Science)
Mrs L MarshallBA French Language and Literature (University of Birmingham) PGCE French (University of Leeds)MFL
Miss R MillerBSc Sport and Exercise Science (Leeds Beckett), PGCE, MA Education (Leeds Beckett)Director of Sport
Mrs S J McKay BA (Hons) with QTS Education in Modern Foreign Languages (University of Sunderland)MFL, Faculty Leader (Literacy & Languages)
Mr D MehtaBSc Mathematics (Durham), PGCE MathematicsMaths, Faculty Leader (Mathematics and Computing)
Mr P MirrleesBA Hons French and Latin (Sheffield), PGCE (Sheffield)Latin
Mr A D MistryBA (Hons) Industrial Design (Loughborough University) PGCE (Loughborough University)DT, Head of KS4 & Sixth Form
Mrs J K O’HareBA (Hons) English Literature (Lancaster University) PGCE English and SEN (University of Leeds)English
Mrs R ReddishBA (Hons) Fine Art (University of Lincoln) PGCE Art and Design (Manchester Metropolitan University)Art and Photography, Head of Moore’s
Mr J RichardsonBA Interdisciplinary Human Studies (University of Bradford) MSc Psychology (University of Bradford) PGCE Post Compulsory Education and Training (Leeds Metropolitan University)Psychology
Dr A RussellBSc (Hons) Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (University of the West of England) PGCE Science (Warwick University) PhD Human Genetics (Basel University) National Award for SENCOs (Oxford Brookes University)Science, Head of Learning Support
Miss N SimmonsBA (Hons) English (York St John University),
PGCE Secondary with English (University of Greenwich)
English, Head of KS3
Mr J SinghBA Hons Film and Television Studies (Leeds), FdA Film and Television Production (Leeds Met), PGCE Religious Studies (Leeds Trinity)RS, Head of Evans'
Mr M SutherlandBSc Physical Education and School Sport (Sheffield Hallam University) MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Sheffield Hallam University) PGCE Sport and Exercise Sciences (University of Buckingham)PE
Mr G TattersallBSc (Hons) Mathematics (University of Southampton) PGCE Secondary Mathematics (University of Bradford) Maths
Mr T VerinderBA (Hons) History and Politics (University of York) PGCE History and Politics (University of York)Politics, History
Mr S W WardleBA (Hons) English (University of Bristol) PGCE English (University of Plymouth) MSt English (St John’s College, Oxford)English
Mrs L H WhitworthBA (Hons) History of Art (University of York), PGCE (University of Wales, Cardiff)Art, Faculty Leader (Art & Design)
Mr C M WilliamsonBA Hons Natural Sciences (University of Cambridge) MSc Natural Sciences, (University of Cambridge), PGCE Secondary Science with Chemistry, University of Leicester.Chemistry

Junior School Teaching Staff

Miss R CoxBA Hons, Leeds, English Language and EducationYear 6
Mr T DunhamBSc (Hons) Geological Sciences (University of Leeds), PGCE Education Primary (SCITT) with QTS (University of Leeds), MSc Structural Geology with Geophysics (University of Leeds)Year 2
Mrs T EscreetBA in History, (University of East Anglia) PGCE in Education, (University of Hull)Head of EYFS
Mrs S FinegoldBA Hons Photography (Leeds), PGCE Primary Education (Sheffield Hallam)Year 5
Mrs W ForgeBA (Hons) Education Studies PGCE Primary Education (University of Bradford)Year 3
Mr T HodsonBA Hons Physical Education (Leeds Metropolitan), PGCE Primary (Sheffield Hallam)Year 6, Junior School Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning)
Miss F HudsonBA (Hons) Early Childhood Education with EYTS (University of Huddersfield) PGCE with QTS (University of Huddersfield)Reception
Mrs E H JonesBA (Hons) Hospitality Management and Tourism (University of Strathclyde), PGCE Junior Teaching with Early Years Specialism (Bradford College)Year 1
Miss P JoshiBA Hons Primary Education with QTS (Edge Hill)Year 2
Mrs E OlumegbonBSc with QTS Science and Primary Subjects (Leeds Trinity University)Year 3
Miss L ParkhurstLLB (Lincoln), PGCE Primary Education (Sheffield Hallam)Year 1
Miss C V PowellBA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS (University of Lancaster)Year 4
Miss H SadlerBSc Chemistry (University of Leeds) PGCE Education Primary with QTS (University of Leeds)Outdoor Education, Science
Miss C SlaskiBA Hons, York St John, Product DesignYear 5
Mr M S TrotterBA (Hons) (University of York) Music PGCE Music (University of Huddersfield)Year 4, Junior School Assistant Head (Pastoral)

Visiting Music Teachers

Mr D HallSinging and Organ
Mrs H HeathFlute
Mr R KeeblePercussion
Mr D PearceGuitar
Mrs R PlattWoodwind/Saxophone
Mr D RobertsBrass
Mrs J SnowdonPiano
Mr N WearsPiano
Mrs C WhitePiano
Mrs H ThompsonViolin
Mrs J Worboys-HodgsonCello, Double Bass and Singing

Academic and Pastoral Support

Mrs J AlkadiSchool Nurse
Miss H BartleyPre-School Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs S Beeching-SmithPre-School Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs E ColeSEND Assistant
Mr M CollinsonICT Systems Manager
Mrs H CooperClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs K DanielsPre-School Classroom Co-ordinator
Mr S GibsonDT Technician
Miss B GrundellPre-School Classroom Co-ordinator
Miss S Lloyd

Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs H MasserClassroom Co-ordinator
Miss C McElhattonSports Assistant
Mrs E OsborneClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs L PrestonClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs M RezaeiClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs G SkinnerClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs L SkinnerPre-School Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs Surendran NairClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs C SwiftBiology Laboratory Technician
Miss M ThursbyChemistry/Physics Laboratory Technician
Mrs S TurnerClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs R VilesSchool Nurse
Ms M WardmanClassroom Co-ordinator
Mrs L WatsonSEND Assistant
Mr P WebbICT Technician
Mrs E WilkinsonPastoral Support Officer

Administrative Support

Mrs H BarrasJunior School Secretaryhelenbarras@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs J FletcherJunior School Secretaryjaninefletcher@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs H MetcalfeMarketing Managerhayleymetcalfe@silcoates.org.uk
Miss B MackayAdmissions Registrarbethmackay@silcoates.org.uk
Miss P McGroganAcademic Administratorpoppymcgrogan@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs A ObridgeSenior School Secretaryamandaobridge@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs F ReedOperations Managerfionareed@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs C SlaskiCareers and Alumni Officer corrinaslaski@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs S TaylorAccounts Office Supervisorsharrontaylor@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs K ThackrayFinance Assistantkaththackray@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs R ThompsonData & Exams Manager/DPOrebeccathompson@silcoates.org.uk
Ms R ThomsonHR Managerruththomson@silcoates.org.uk
Mrs C WoodheadHead’s PAcarolwoodhead@silcoates.org.uk

Wilson Vale Catering Staff

Mr M CawoodCatering Manager
Mrs A PagettCatering Assistant
Mr J PayneCatering Assistant
Mrs B ShawCatering Assistant
Miss T TownsendCatering Assistant
Mrs J WhiteCatering Assistant
Mrs C JonesCatering Assistant

Cleaning Staff

Mrs G WoodCleaning Supervisor
Mrs B BattyCleaner
Miss J BattyCleaner
Miss D CaleCleaner
Mrs D ClarkeCleaner
Mrs C ColtonCleaner
Miss C CraigCleaner
Miss C HaleCleaner
Mr S JakesCleaner
Mrs E LandCleaner
Mrs L LintottCleaner
Mrs A RogersCleaner
Miss J SmithCleaner
Ms R ThomasCleaner
Miss S WilbyCleaner

Transport Staff

Mr R CraigTransport Co-ordinator
Mr D EllisMini Bus Driver
Mr G StephensonMini Bus Driver
Mr P WebbMini Bus Driver
Mr A WillisMini Bus Driver
Mr K WoodcockMini Bus Driver

Grounds, Maintenance and Security Staff

Mr J BlakeleyPorter
Mr D CleggMaintenance and Facilities Supervisor
Mr G JacksonPorter
Mr K FulfordHead Groundsman
Mr N FoxGroundsman
Mr R GriggsGroundsman
Mr K MansfieldSecurity
Mr R RatcliffeSecurity
Mr S StockwellSecurity
Mr S WalneGroundsman

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