Sir James Smith's School

Key Staff


Subject Leader

Art & Design Mr Ben Langton
Catering/Textiles Miss Hannah Dart
Design Technology Mr Gerard McMahon
Drama Ms Bryony Alderman
English Mr Chris Eames
Geography Mr Ed McGuffie
History Mrs Zena Jones
Information Technology Mr Daniel Kennedy
Maths Mr Jon O'Neil
Modern Foreign Languages Mrs Wendy Ward
Music Mr Jonathan Field
Physical Education Mr Matt Dyson
RE, Morality & Ethics Mr Steve Brown
Science Mrs Georgie Precious


Year Groups


Short Name

Year 7 Ms Rachael Bate 7RAR
Year 7 Mr Andy Coombs 7ASC
Year 7 Miss Hannah Dart 7HLD
Year 7 Mr Gerard McMahon 7GMN
Year 8 Mr Ian Brooks 8IEB
Year 8 Ms Katy Fairhurst 8KLF
Year 8 Ms Zena Jones 8ZJJ
Year 8 Mr Dan Kennedy 8DJK
Year 9 Mr Mark Chapman 9JMC
Year 9 Mrs Jane Guest 9JLG
Year 9 Mrs Charlotte Taukei 9CJT
Year 10 Mrs Annie Day/Mrs Caroline Willson 10AD
Year 10 Mr Ben Langton 10BJL
Year 10 Mrs Wendy Ward 10WLW
Year 11 Miss Bryony Alderman 11BCA
Year 11 Mr Steve Brown 11SJB
Year 11 Miss Polly Day 11PAD
Year 11 Miss Georgie Precious 11GMP

Year Directors

Year 7

Miss Jodie Hocking

Year 8

Mr Ed Kirk

Year 9

Mr Terry Parsloe

Year 10

Mr Paul Boden

Year 11

Mr Andy Garner


Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher Mr Jon Lawrence
Deputy Head Mr Kristien Carrington
Assistant Head (Curriculum) Mr Ed McGuffie
Assistant Head (Pastoral) Mr Matt Dyson
Director of Business, Finance & Estate Mrs Michele Bacchus

Support Staff

Attendance Officer Mrs Lesley Grills
Careers and Work Experience Miss Jo Ledger
Child Protection Mrs Sandie Rundle
Clerk to the Governors Mrs Judith Knock
Educational Visits Co-ordinator Miss Jo Ledger
Examinations Manager Ms Susie Ballerstedt
Finance Officer Mrs Alyson Tapley
Finance - Trips Miss Heliena McCarten
First Aid Co-ordinator Mrs Sally Mason
Headteacher's PA/Personnel Miss Michelle Kirk
Health and Safety Officer Mr Rob Harrison
Learning Resources Co-ordinator Mrs Mel Bendell & Mrs Vivien Robinson
Office Manager Mrs Linda Macleod
Premises Manager Mr Rob Harrison
Reprographics Mrs Sally Mason
SENDCo Mr Matt Dyson
SENDCo Assistant Mrs Sarah Morey


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