Secondary Staff
Alice Smith School
Alice Smith School

Secondary Staff

Secondary Leadership Team (SLT)
Sian MAYHead of SchoolBA (Hons) Religion & Theology (University of Manchester); PGCE Secondary Religious Studies (University of Chester), FCCT (Fellowship of the Chartered College of Teaching)
Nicola HOWARDInterim Secondary PrincipalBSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Exeter University); PGCE Secondary Science (University of Cambridge); Advanced Skills Teacher; National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (National College for Teaching & Leadership)
Stefan RODICVice Principal: Community and EnrichmentBA (Hons) Modern Languages (with TESOL), (Nottingham Trent University); QTS Teacher of MFL (EMD Heanor Gate Science College)
David HELLIERVice Principal: Learning and ProgressionBA (Hons) Modern History (Queen Mary College London); GDL (University of Law); Legal Practice Course (University of Law); PGCE History (University of London); National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (National College for Teaching & Leadership)
Richard STOCKINGSVice Principal: Our StudentsBEd (Hons) De Montfort University
Danny HODNETTDirector of Sports BSc (Hons) in Sports Science (The University of Worcester); PGCE Secondary Education in Physical Education (University of Southampton)

Creative & Expressive Arts Faculty

Holly SULLIVANHead of Faculty: Creative & Expressive Arts / Head of DramaBA (Hons) Theatre & Performance Studies (University of Warwick); PGCE Secondary Drama (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
Jone BARRENECHEAArtBA (Hons) Fine Arts (University of the Basque Country, Spain); PGCE Secondary Art & Design (Institute of Education, University of London)
Kevin JacksonHead of Art & Digital PhotographyBA (Hons) Fine Art and PGCE Art & Design (DeMontfort University)
Simon FARRELLArt & Digital PhotographyBA (Hons) Fine Arts (Painting) (Open University); PGCE  Secondary Art and Design (University of Brighton)
Jane HANDLEYHead of MusicGraduate Diploma (London College of Music); PGCE (The Open University)
Nicholas McGAULEYMusicBA (Hons) in Music (University of Leeds), PGCE in Secondary Music (Canterbury Christ Church University), BTEC National Diploma in Rock and Pop Music
Suzy WATKINSONDrama / Assistant KS3 LeaderBA (Hons) Drama (Queen Mary University of London); PGCE (Secondary) Drama (The University of Warwick)

English and Media Faculty

Sumay HELASHead of Faculty: English / Head of KS5 English & Media StudiesMA Education (University of Bath) - ongoing; BA (Hons) Media Studies (DeMontfort University); CELTA (RSA); PGCE English with Media (University of Exeter)
Angela BROOKSEnglishBA (Hons) English (Strathclyde University); PGCE Secondary English (Jordanhill College of Education)
Joanna FOLLETTEnglish / UNHCR CoordinatorBA (Hons) Comparative American Studies (University of Warwick); PGCE English with Drama and Media Studies (University of London)
Caitlin GRAYEnglish / Assistant Head of Dept: KS4 EnglishBA (Hons) American & English Literature (University of East Anglia, Norwich), PGCE in Secondary English (University of Leicester)
Charlotte MOOREMedia Studies / KS4 LeaderPost Graduate Diploma in Education (Liverpool Hope University); Masters in International Education Leadership and Policy (University of Leeds); BA (Hons) in French & Media (The University of Leeds); PGCE (The University of Leeds)
Devina MUTTIAHEnglish BA (Hons) English Studies (Sheffield Hallam University); DipEd (UKM); Masters in Literature (University of Malaya)
Lucy NISBETEnglishMA Children's Literature (University of Roehampton); BA (Hons)  Archaeology and Ancient History (University of Reading); PGCE Secondary English (University of Chichester)
Anna PHILLIPSEnglish / Assistant Head of Dept: KS3 EnglishBA (Hons) in English Language and Literature (University of Oxford); PGCE in English (Aberystwyth University); MA (University of Oxford)
Ginny STOCKINGSEnglish / Learning CoachBA (Hons) English (Loughborough University), PGCE (University of East Anglia)
Charlotte WITHRINGTONEnglish / Drama / MUN CoordinatorBA (First Class Honours) in English Studies (Teesside University), PGCE (Durham University)
Jason WELCHEnglish / Media StudiesBachelor of Art (Leeds Becket University) Film & Moving Image  Production, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Middlesex University) Drama with English

Personalised Learning Faculty

Ray JENNINGSHead of Faculty: Personalised LearningNational Professional Qualification for Leadership (Institute of Education, University of London); CPT3A Certificate in Psychometric Testing, Assessment and Access Arrangements (Real Training, Greenwich); Membership - British Psychological Society (Leicester University); PGD Child Psychology and Learning Disorders (College of Teachers, London); MS TESOL (Aston University, Birmingham); QTS Secondary English (GTC, England); Certificate TEFL (International House, London)
Amy FRENCHPersonalised Learning / HistoryBachelor of Art (University of Stirling), Master of Science (University of Derby), Postgraduate Certificate (University of Middlesex)
Jane STEWART-WILLIAMSPersonalised Learning / English / KS3 Leader / ACHIEVE MA in Education, Graduate Diploma in Professional Development (SEN) and PGCE (Swansea Metropolitan University); BA English (Massey University); CCET (Real Training); Member of British Psychological Society
Sashikala RAJARATNAMEAL Support TeacherDELTA Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language (British Council KL); Young Learner Extension to CELTA (ILA Vietnam) CELTA Teaching English as a Foreign Language (British Council KL); BA (Global) Major International Studies & Minor Communication (Monash University Australia)
William KHOOEAL Support TeacherBSc in Environmental & Conservation Sciences (The University of Alberta); TESOL

Humanities & Social Science Faculty

Emily GRAHAMHead of Faculty: Humanities & Social Sciences / Head of Sociology / Whole School Leadership Associate PlacementBA (Hons) Social Policy and Administration (University of Nottingham); PGCE Social Science (with History) (Keele University)
Shafiq BODALBHAIHead of PsychologyBSc (Hons) in Psychology with Film Studies (University of Gloucestershire); PGCE Secondary Education Social Science with Citizenship (The Manchester Metropolitan University)
Stuart DURHAMGeography / KS3 Pastoral Support LeaderBA (Hons) Geography and Town Planning (University of Sheffield); PGCE (University of Nottingham)
Andrew EDWARDSBusiness Studies & Economics BA (Hons) in Leisure Management (Thames Valley University); PGCE (University of Huddersfield) 
Rachael GIBSONPsychology / Assistant KS4 Leader BA (Hons), Sociology (University of York), PGCE Social Science including Sociology, Psychology and Citizenship (Manchester Metropolitan University), Master's in Education (Manchester Metropolitan University) - ongoing
Rachael GREENHistory / Assistant KS5 Leader - Head of Year 12MA International Relations and World Order (University of Leicester); BA (Hons) History with Drama and Theatre Studies (University College Chester); PGCE in Secondary History (Trinity and All Saints, Leeds)
Andrew HOWARDKS5 Leader - Head of Sixth Form / HistoryNPQH (National College of School) Leadership; MEd (University of Greenwich); PGCE History (University of Surrey); BA (Hons) Humanities (University College of St Mark & St John)
Robert KIMURA-DAVIESHead of HistoryBA (Joint Hons) Art History and History (Aberystwyth  University); PGCE Secondary History (University of Wales-Cardiff)
Emmanuel NELSONHead of Business Studies & EconomicsBA (Hons) in Business Studies (Kingston University); Graduate Teacher Programme (GTP) Business Studies; QTS
Matthew THORPBusiness Studies & EconomicsBSc (Hons) Accounting, Business Finance and Management (University of York), PGCE Business Studies (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Mark WILLIAMSHead of GeographyBSc Honours in Geography (Kingston University); PGCE Secondary Geography and Physical Education (Hull University)
Mark SHINEGeography BSc (Hons) Environmental Quality & Resource Management (University of the West of England, Bristol); PGCE Secondary Geography with ICT (Bath Spa University)

Mathematics & Computing Faculty

Philip WELCHHead of Faculty: Mathematics & ICT / Head of KS5 MathematicsMSc Educational Leadership (University of Leicester), National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL), BSc (Hons) Physics (University of Nottingham); PGCE Teaching Mathematics (Newcastle University)
Hollie LEWISMathematics BSc (Hons) Mathematics, PGCE in Secondary Mathematics (The University of Manchester)
Jennifer DOYLEMathematics MSc Applied Positive Psychology & Coaching Psychology (University of East London), BSc (Hons) Pure and Applied Mathematics (Queen’s University Belfast); PGCE Secondary Mathematics (King’s College London)
Iain LYFORDAssistant Head of Dept: KS4 Mathematics / International Award CoordinatorBEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (The Nottingham Trent University); PGCE (The Nottingham Trent University)
William McATEERMathematics / Curriculum Design AssociateBSc Mathematics (University of St Andrews), PGCE Social Science (University of Leicester)
Fiona CICCARELLO Mathematics / House Leader / ECA LeaderBEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering (University of Loughborough), PGCE Secondary Mathematics (University of Oxford Brookes)
Harry LLOYDMathematics / Assistant KS3 LeaderBSc (Hons) Mathematics (University of Lincoln); PGCE Mathematics (University of Lincoln/LTSA)
Deirdre WHITTINGTONAssistant Head of Dept: KS3 Mathematics / ComputingBSc (Hons) Engineering Science (University of Aberdeen); PGCE Secondary Mathematics  (University of Aberdeen)
Christopher WAIGHTMathematics / Assistant KS5 Leader - Head of Year 13BA (Hons) Economics & Politics (University of Essex), PGCE in 11-18 Mathematics (University of Sussex)
Stewart EDMONDSHead of ComputingMA in Education (University of Leicester);  DipEd (University of Leicester)
Valerie QUAYEComputing / Learning CoachBSc (Hons) Education and Psychology (Bath Spa University), PGCE Secondary Information Communication Technology (Bath Spa University) 

Languages Faculty

Lorene CARVERHead of Faculty : Languages / Head of FrenchMA Modern Spanish History (LA SORBONNE Universite) ; QTS (GTC)
Anneliese DAVIESHead of SpanishBA (Joint Hons) Chinese & Spanish (University of Leeds); PGCE Spanish (University of Buckingham), QTS & NQT (University of  Buckingham). TEFL (Granada, Spain)
Marylou FONTENOYFrench / SpanishBachelor & Degree (Licence) in English language, Literature, and Civilisation (University of Paris X), Master’s Degree (MA) in French as a Foreign Language (University of Paris X), Postgraduate Certificate in Education in French-Spanish (University of Portsmouth) - QTS, TEFL (ITT international)
Lise NOYAUFrench / Spanish Joint BA (Hons) in Spanish & Portuguese (University of Oxford, Oxford), PGCE in Education in French & Spanish (University College London, UK)
Anna VILAFrench / SpanishSocial and Legal Sciences (University of Barcelona), IPGCE (University of Sunderland)
LEE Wan SinHead of MandarinM.Ed, (Swansea University); BA Foreign Languages and Literatures (National Taiwan University)
LOW Miow HuangMandarinM.Ed. Teaching Mandarin as a second language (The  College of New Jersey); B.Ed. minor in Chinese (National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan)
Dorothy NICEHead of Department: Bahasa MalaysiaTeacher Training Specialist English and Geography Secondary Education with Distinction, Certificate of Education (Malaysia)
Cherylann LEWISBahasa MalaysiaBEd in Primary Education, (Taylor’s University), Diploma in Special Education (Kits4Kids University), Diploma in Medical Imaging, (Masterskill University College of Health Sciences)
NG Chee HuiMandarin / Bahasa MalaysiaBSc (Hons) Environmental Science (University Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Physical Education Faculty

Mark ATKINSONPhysical Education / Lead Learning CoachMA in Education (University of Derby), BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Development, PGCE (University of Sunderland)
Amanda COATESPhysical Education / Assistant KS4 LeaderCertificate of Competence in Educational Testing (University of Middlesex); ongoing MA Developing Education for Sustainable Global Futures (University of Reading); MEd Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (University of Birmingham); BA (Hons) QTS Physical Education (University of Brighton); National Award for SEN Coordination (University of Middlesex)
Denica HOWELLPE / Head of Aquatics (WS)MA Teaching and Learning (Anglia Ruskin University); PGCE Innovation  in Education (Warwick University); BA (QTS) Physical Education (University of Chichester)
Joseph RODWAYPhysical Education / Head of SportsBachelor of Science (University of Southampton), Postgraduate Certificate in Education (University of Southampton), QTS
Anna SHEPPARDHead of PEMA International Education (Sunderland University); BSc (Hons) Exercise and Sport Science (University of Exeter); PGCE Physical Education (Sunderland University)


Science & DT Faculty

James COLLINSONHead of Faculty: Science & Design Technology / PhysicsBSc (Hons) Physics (University of Leicester), PGDE Physics with Maths (University of Sheffield)
William FOULDSHead of BiologyBSc (Hons) in Zoology (University of Durham); PGCE (Secondary - Science) (Canterbury Christ Church University); MSc (Research) (University of Durham)
David MORRISBiology / Science / Enrichment Leader / Head of Exploration PathwaysBSc (Hons) Zoology with Marine Zoology (University of Wales, Bangor); PGCE Secondary Science with Biology (Plymouth University); PGDE Continuing Professional Studies (University of Cambridge)
Martin MULLANBiology / Achievement & Progression Leader / iSAMs ManagerM Educational Technology (Boise State University, US); BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science (Napier University, Edinburgh); PGCE Secondary Science (University of Newcastle upon Tyne); Cert School Technology Coordination (Boise State University); Cert Technology Integration Specialist (Boise State University)
Christopher PEGGBiologyMEd in Researching Practice, PGCE in Secondary Science with Biology (University of Cambridge); MSc in Reproductive and Developmental Biology (Imperial College London); BSc (Hons) Biochemistry and Genome Science (University of Portsmouth)
Stephen BROOKE-SMITHScience / BiologyMBA Master of Business and Administration (Anaheim University); BSc (Hons) Zoology and Genetics (Sheffield University); PGCE & QTS (University of East Anglia)
Harry RODGERHead of PhysicsBSc (Hons) in Archaeology (University of Nottingham); PGCE Physics (Oxford Brookes University)
Francesco CORBETTAPhysics / Science / Head of Subject EPQBSc (Hons) in Astrophysics (University of St Andrews; QTS)
Adrian HOWELLPhysicsMA Education (University of Greenwich), Cisco CCNAI (Anglia Polytechnic University), PGCE Secondary Science (Keele University); BSc (Hons) Applied Geology (with Physics) (University of Sunderland)
John MOOREScience / Mathematics MA in International Education (University of Bath), Bachelor of Science Physics (University of East Anglia), PGCE in Physical Science/Biology (University of Surrey)
Prianka SEDOVHead of ChemistryBachelor of Science (University College London, University of London); Master of Science (Birkbeck College, University of London); Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Institute of Education, University of London)
Ciara GILLESPIEChemistry / Science / AKSL KS5 Academic CoachingBSc (Hons) Chemistry and PGDE Chemistry & Biology (NUI Galway University)
Ryan PETTITChemistry / ScienceMSc (Hons) Chemistry (University of Birmingham); Graduate Teacher Programme (Southend Teacher Training Partnership)
Hannah RICHARDSONChemistry / Science / Eco-Coordinator / Assistant Enrichment Leader: Community and ServiceMaster of Chemistry (Hons) (The University of Sheffield); PGDE (The University of Sheffield)
Helen SZELESIScience / Chemistry / Head of ACHIEVEBSc (Hons) Applied Biological Sciences (Bristol Polytechnic), PGCE Secondary Science (Bradford & IIkley Community College)
David SZELESIHead of Design and TechnologyBA Art & Design (Bradford College); PGCE Teacher Training in Design Technology (Leeds University)
Jamie TWINNEYAssistant Head of Department: Design & TechnologyBSc (Hons) Product Design, (Swansea Metropolitan University), PGCE Secondary Education (University of Wales, Cardiff)
Ian QUIRKDesign & Technology / Assistant KS4 LeaderB.Ed. (Hons) Design and Technology (Manchester Metropolitan University), HNC Mechanical and Production Engineering  (Lancaster and Morecambe College)
Eliza SLADEDesign & Technology / Assistant KS3 LeaderBA (QTS) Design & Technology (University of The West of England)

Additional Staff

Teacher Librarian
Robert GEORGEHead of Libraries MLIS (Victoria, New Zealand); BSc (Hons) Minerals Engineering (Birmingham University); PGCE (University of Wales)
Higher Education Guidance 
Joe MARSHALLHead of Faculty: Higher Education&CareersBA (Hons) Performing Arts (London Metropolitan University); MSc Global Politics (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Alison CANTRILLHigher Education and Careers Guidance CounsellorMSc (Distinction) in Mental Health & Wellbeing in Education (Buckinghamshire New University); BA (Hons) English & Sports Science (Loughborough University); PGCE in Physical Education QTS (Liverpool John Moore’s University); PGCert in Career Development Distinction (Edinburgh Napier University); NPQML (University College London)
Ruth McATEERHigher Education Guidance CounsellorMA (Hons) Economics (St-Andrews University) Association of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW)
Student Counsellor 
Julia LARTEYStudent CounsellorMSc Therapeutic Counselling (University of Greenwich); BA (Hons) Cultural Studies (University of Greenwich), Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (University of Greenwich); Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills (University of Greenwich)
Chen Ying LEEStudent CounsellorMA Clinical Psychology (Massachusetts University); BSc Psychology (New York University)