Silcoates School Staff List 2017-2018


Senior Leadership Team

Mr P C K Rowe MA Modern History (Oriel College, Oxford)
PGCE History and Drama (University of Wales, Swansea)
MEd Management and Policy Studies (University of Bristol)
Mr D J C Coll BEd Physical Education and Geography (Leeds Beckett University) Deputy Head
Mrs R L Dews BEng (Hons) Fuel and Energy Engineering (University of Leeds)
PGCE Mathematics and Games (University of York)
Director of Studies
Mr A P Boyer BEd (Hons) Geography and Physical Education (University of Derby) Head of the Junior School
Mr M Johnson BSc (Hons) Accounting & Financial Analysis (University of Warwick) Bursar
Mrs H M Lindenmayer CFIDip Clothing Design and Production Management (Royal College of Needlework, University of Manchester)
Early Years Professional Status (University of Huddersfield)
Director of Admissions



Senior School Teaching Staff

Mr M L Affleck BA (Hons) History and Philosophy (University of Leeds)
PGCE History and English (Durham University)
Religious Studies*
Mr R J Austin BA (Hons) History (University of Sheffield)
PGCE History (University of York)
Mr J S Bentley BA (Hons) Business Studies (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE Business Education (University of Huddersfield)
Business Studies*, Careers*
Mrs S Coll BA (Hons) German (University of Leeds)
PGCE German with Classics (University of Leeds)
Latin*, MFL
Mrs J K Conlon BA (Hons) English Literature (Lancaster University)
PGCE English and SEN (University of Leeds)
Mr D Coulson BSc Applied Biology and Management Studies (University of Leeds)
PGCE Science: Biology (University of Leeds)
PSHCE*, Biology
Mrs A L Eckersley BSc (Hons) Computing (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE ICT (University of Huddersfield)
MA Information Technology, Multimedia and Education (University of Leeds)
Mrs H K Emmett BSc (Hons) Geography (Lancaster University)
PGCE Geography (Durham University)
Mrs J Everingham BA (Hons) International Studies
PGCE (University of Leeds)
MA Politics (University of Sheffield)
PGCIE Innovation in Education (University of Warwick)
NPQML (National College for Teaching and Leadership)
Mr R I H Falloon BSc Geography (University of Wales, Aberystwyth)
PGCE Geography (University of Leeds)
PgDip Environmental Decision Making (Open University)
Dr C T Green BA History (Ancient) (University of Birmingham)
MA Classics (University of Leeds)
PhD Comparative Philosophical Literature (University of Leeds)
Religious Studies
Dr P Grooby BSc Colour Chemistry (University of Leeds)
PGCE Chemistry and Science (University of Leeds)
PhD Chemistry (University of Leeds)
Miss N A Hoare BA (Hons) Music (Kingston University)
PGCE (Roehampton University)
PGDip Music Information Technology (City, University of London)
LGSM Piano Teaching (Guildhall School of Music and Drama)
Mrs L E Hoyland BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Northumbria University)
PGCE Design Technology (Northumbria University)
DT, Yonge’s*
Mr C D Hugill BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (University of Bradford)
PGCE Mathematics (Leeds Trinity University)
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)
Mr M D Jeanes BSc (Hons) Physics and Meteorology (University of Reading)
PGCE Mathematics and Physical Education (Loughborough University)
Mathematics, Evans’*
Miss A E Knowles BA (Hons) Secondary Physical Education with QTS (Lancaster University) PE, Acting Head of Middle School
Revd J A Lees Dip CST Speech Therapy (School for the Study of Disorders of Human Communication, London)
Certificate of Theology (Mansfield College, Oxford)
MTh Speech Therapy & Theology Masters (City, University of London/University of Kwa Zulu Natal)
PhD (University of Sheffield)
Ms C A Marsh BEd (Hons) Junior Subjects, Printmaking (Lancaster University) Religious Studies, Head of Upper School
Mrs S J McKay BA (Hons) with QTS Education in Modern Foreign Languages (University of Sunderland) MFL*
Mrs J L McManus BA (Hons) French and German (University of Birmingham)
PGCE French and German (University of York)
Mr A D Mistry BA (Hons) Industrial Design (Loughborough University)
PGCE (Loughborough University)
DT, Head of Sixth Form
Miss C Moore BA (Hons) Illustration (University of Lincoln)
PGCE (Leeds Trinity University)
Miss I M Nicholls BA (Hons) English and American Literature and Drama (University of Kent)
PGCE English (University of Huddersfield)
Miss E L Nuttall BA (Hons) Sports Studies and History (University of Birmingham)
PGCE Physical Education (University of Southampton)
PE, Duke of Edinburgh Award’s Scheme Co-ordinator
Mrs H C Oxtoby BA (Hons) Education and Professional Development (Leeds Beckett University)
GTP (Bradford College)
Food Technology
Mr A W Paling BSc (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE ICT (University of Huddersfield)
Miss H M Peach BA (Hons) Physical Education (University of Birmingham)
PGCE Physical Education (Leeds Beckett University)
Mrs R Platt BA (Hons) Music (University of Leeds)
LTCL (Trinity College, London)
Mr A J Potter BSc (Hons) Health and Sports Studies (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE Physical Education (De Montfort University)
Games*, PE
Miss L F S Reynolds BSc (Hons) Mathematics (University of Manchester),
PGCE (Manchester Metropolitan University)
MEd Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Mr G M Roberts BEd (Hons) Physical Education (Leeds Beckett University) PE
Mr C D Rowe BA (Hons) Design Representation (University of Hertfordshire)
PGCE Design and Technology (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Dr A Russell BSc (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)
Learning Support*/Science
Miss N Simmons BA (Hons) English (York St John University)
PGCE English (University of Greenwich)
Mr T P Sprott BSc Psychology (Northumbria University)
PGCE Psychology and History (Keele University)
Mrs D J Townsend BSc (Hons) with Cert Ed Mathematics (Loughborough University) Mathematics
Mr T Verinder BA (Hons) History and Politics (University of York)
PGCE History and Politics (University of York)
Politics*, History
Mr S W Wardle BA (Hons) English (University of Bristol)
PGCE English (University of Plymouth)
MSt English (St John’s College, Oxford)
Mr P V Watkin BSc (Hons) Zoology (Newcastle University)
PGCE Science: Biology (University of Leeds)
Mrs L H Whitworth BA (Hons) History of Art (University of York)
PGCE (University of Wales, Cardiff)
Mr N J Wears GCLCM (Leeds College of Music) Music
Dr P A Wright MSci (Hons) Pure and Applied Chemistry (University of Strathclyde)
PGCE Science: Chemistry (University of Leeds)
PhD Organometallic (University of Southampton)
Mrs X Zambrano Villamizar BA (Hons) Psychology (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá)
Dip Psych (Open University)
PGCE Spanish and French (University of Sheffield)
MFL Teacher



Junior School Teaching Staff

Mrs N Chambers BA (Hons) Music with QTS (University of Leeds) Year 1
Mr P Dixon BA (Hons) Sport Coaching (Sheffield Hallam University) Year 4
Mrs R M Elliott BA (Hons) Drama and English Language (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE Primary Education (University of Derby)
Year 5
Mrs W Forge BA (Hons) Education Studies
PGCE Primary Education (University of Bradford)
Year 2
Mrs E H Jones BA (Hons) Hospitality Management and Tourism (University of Strathclyde),
PGCE Junior Teaching with Early Years Specialism (Bradford College)
Year 2
Mrs E Olumegbon BSc with QTS Science and Primary Subjects (Leeds Trinity University) Year 5
Miss C V Powell BA Hons in Primary Education with QTS (Lancaster University) Year 3
Mrs K Shuttleworth BA (Hons) Business and Marketing (Leeds Beckett University)
GTP (Wakefield Partnership for Initial Teacher Training)
Mr R Sykes BA (Hons) History (University of Huddersfield)
PGCE Primary Education (University of Nottingham)
Year 4
Mr M S Trotter BA (Hons) (University of York) Music
PGCE Music (University of Huddersfield)
Year 6
Miss L Waller BA (Hons) Early Years (University of Huddersfield)
QTS (Leeds Trinity University)
Early Years Teacher Status Qualification (University of Huddersfield)
Miss V C Wilkinson BA (Hons) Open Degree (Open University) Year 5

* Head of Department or Head of House

Visiting Music Teachers

Mrs V Bird Violin
Mr D Hall Singing and Organ
Mr D Hoyle Brass
Mr R Keeble Percussion
Mr D Pearce Guitar
Mrs J Rigby Piano and Clarinet
Mr D Roberts Brass
Miss S Stacey Singing
Mrs C White Piano
Mrs J Worboys-Hodgson Cello, Double Bass and Singing


Academic and Pastoral Support

Mrs J Alkadi School Nurse
Mrs S Beeching-Smith Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs L Boyer Classroom Co-ordinator
Mr M Caugant French Language Assistant
Mr M Collinson ICT Systems Manager
Mrs H Cooper Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs N Ferry Classroom Co-ordinator
Mr S Gibson DT Technician
Rev J Lees Chaplain
Mr D Lindenmayer German Language Assistant
Miss S Lloyd Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs H Masser Classroom Co-ordinator
Mr J Nelmes Biology Technician
Mrs T Ogden Librarian
Mrs C Slaski Classroom Co-ordinator
Miss M Thursby Chemistry Technician
Ms M Wardman Classroom Co-ordinator
Mrs T Watkin Sixth Form Supervisor
Miss L Watson Classroom Co-ordinator
Mr P Webb ICT Technician


Administrative Support

Mrs H Barras Junior School Secretary
Mr P Chapman Porter
Mr G Fay Security
Mr N Fox Grounds
Mr K Fulford Head Groundsman
Mr G Jackson Porter
Mr K Mansfield Security
Mr P Noble Head Porter
Mrs A Obridge School Secretary
Mrs J O’Brien Accounts Assistant
Ms L Parker Payroll Officer & Finance Assistant
Mrs F Reed Operations Manager
Mr S Smith Grounds
Mrs S Taylor Accounts Office Supervisor
Mrs K Thackray Projects Manager
Mrs R Thompson Data & Exams Manager
Ms R Thomson HR Officer
Mrs E Wood Clerk to the Governors
Mrs C Woodhead Headmaster’s PA


Examination Invigilators

Mrs G Farrar
Mr M Henshall
Mrs J Hunter
Mrs G Jennings
Mr J Newell
Mrs J Newell
Mr S Ogden
Mrs D Thomson


Catering Staff

Miss B Hancock Head of Catering
Mr R Harrison Chef
Mrs R Edwards
Mrs S Hampshire
Mrs S Hurst
Mrs J Jeffs
Miss A Pagett
Mrs B Shaw
Miss T Townsend
Mrs J White


Cleaning Staff

Mrs G Wood Cleaning Supervisor
Mrs B Batty
Miss S Beanland
Mr S Bispham
Mrs L Brown
Mrs D Clarke
Mrs S Fisher
Mrs L Holt
Mrs A Morris
Mrs M Pickersgill
Miss J Smith
Miss S Wilby