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Staff list

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senior leadership team 

Alistair Chattaway (ACH) Principal

Daniel Branch (DBR) Assistant Principal (Teaching & Learning)

Chris Mitchell (CMI) Assistant Principal (Data & Progress)



Francesca Di Cesare (FDC) Director of Acting

Andy Edwards (AED) Director of Dance

Georgie Meller (GME) Director of Musical Theatre

Richard Evans (REV) Director of Science

Simon May (SMY) Director of English

Sarah O'Connor (SOC) Director of Maths

Carmella Beschi (CBE) Director of Humanities 

David Leighton (DLE) Director of Music 

heads of YEAR 

Holly Arnold (HAR) Head of Year 10 and Teacher of Dance

Laura Emery (LEM) Head of Year 11 and Teacher of Acting 

James Lees (JLE) Co-Head of Year 13 and Teacher of Acting

Ameela Razaq (ARA) Co-Head of Year 13 and Teacher of English 

Amarpreet Singh (ASH) Co-Head of Year 12 and Teacher of Science 

James Underwood (JUN) Co-Head of Year 12 and Teacher of Creative Media


Daniel Walker Curriculum Leader for Media Studies

Liam Butler Curriculum Leader for Broadcast

Linda Cotgrave Curriculum Leader for Citizenship & History

Rebecca Maguire-Turner Curriculum Leader for Visual Art & Design

Vincenzo De Salvo Curriculum Leader for Modern Languages

THE old rep theatre 

Stephen Whitson Executive Director

Darren Knapton Theatre Manager 

Emma Ferguson Marketing and Box Office Assistant

Dilpesh Patel Deputy Head of Technical

Ann Grady Cleaner

student support

Samy Robleh Head of Admissions

Tosin Oliyide Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENDCO)

Terina Talbot Counsellor 


Caroline Hodkin SIMS, Data and Examinations Manager

David Hunter Workshop Technician

Eleni Skouta Senior Audio Technician

Eden Skeete Receptionist 

Gill Neuenhaus Finance Officer

Zahra Malik Finance Assistant 

Joy Nuttal Receptionist

Kate Wallace Group Management Accountant

Neena Jass SIMS Data and Examinations Officer

Neve Prosser Learning Resources Officer and First Aider 

Nicole Nienaber Executive Assistant to CEO/Principal

Samantha Care Curriculum Support Assistant