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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Meet our Staff

Meet our dedicated staff.
We are all here to support your child to achieve their full potential and to be the very best they can be while at the school.
This is the current staffing list as of September 2023.

Senior Leadership Team 

Mr I Ross: Headteacher
Mrs A St John: Deputy Headteacher
Mr M Bird: Deputy Headteacher: Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs K Barton: Assistant Head Teacher: SENDCO
Mr D McNamee Assistant Head Teacher: Personal Development & Well-Being 
Mr B Cassidy: Assistant Head Teacher: Quality of Education & Teaching and Learning 
Mr D Hewson: Assistant Head Teacher
Mrs H Silcock: Business Support Officer

Pastoral Team

Mr M Bird: Deputy Headteacher: Pastoral
Mrs S Calderwood : Head of Safeguarding & Wellbeing / Operational Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr D Aspinall: Pastoral Lead

Mr S Rasmussen: Head of Year 7
Mrs M Lewis: Head of Year 8
Mrs L Kavanagh: Head of Year 9
Mr C Hutton: Head of Year 10
Mrs J Howard: Head of Year 11


Ms F Harrison: Head of English and Director of Reading & Literacy
Mr M Connolly: Second in charge of English
Miss R Holondo: Teacher of English
Mr H Parsons: Teacher of English


Mrs J Lloyd: Head of MFL
Mrs J Leadbetter: Teacher of Spanish


Mr N Theodosiou: Head of Humanities
Miss R Fudge: Assistant Head of Humanities
Mrs G Kaur: Teacher of History 
Mrs L Walker: Head of Geography
Ms A Le Feuvre: Teacher of Geography
Ms S Porter: Teacher of Geography
Mr M Taylor: Teacher of History

Art, Photography, Performing Arts & P.E

Mr D Aspinall: Teacher of Art
Ms R Barker: Teacher of Art & Photography
Mr R Davies: Teacher of Art
Miss S Mayer-Payne: Art Technician
Mr M Gordon: Head of Expressive Arts
Ms R Brown: Head of Performing Arts
Mr C Green: Teacher of Performing Arts
Miss R Smalley: Head of PE
Mr P Davies: Teacher of PE
Mr E O'Neill: Teacher of PE


Mrs H Eyre: Head of Science
Ms A Riley Sheldon: Second in charge of Science
Mr D Glossop: Teacher of Science
Mr C Franklin: Teacher of Science / KS3 Science coordinator
Mr R Humphries: Lead Practitioner

ICT, Computer Science & Technology

Mr J Weir: Head of ICT
Ms L Aspinall: Head of Technology
Ms A Hobbs: Teacher of Technology
Mr J Bridge : Technology Technician
Ms S Ayaz: Teacher of Technology 
Mr I Ritchie: Teacher of ICT & Computer Science 


Mr S Tunney: Head of Maths

Mr D Small: Second in charge of Maths

Miss T Bowen: Teacher of Maths

Mr T Christie: Teacher of Maths

Mr P Spencer: Teacher of Maths (Supply)

Miss P Knowles: Teacher of Maths (Supply)

Support Staff

Miss S Boothman: Enhanced Resource Provision Manager

Ms A Johnson: Assistant SENDCO

Miss Z Brown: Deputy SENDCO

Mr P Heaton: Site Manager

Mr D Clarke: Caretaker 

Mr A Nolan: Caretaker

Mrs D Gregory: Cover Support and PA to Headteacher

Mrs L Vincent: Data & Exams Officer

Mrs L Rigby: Attendance Officer

Mrs N Walker: Administration Manager

Mrs J Theaker: Administration Assistant

Mrs L Hanbridge: Administration Assistant

Mr E Campbell: LRC Manager

Miss S Doyle: Teaching Assistant - Lead for CIN & CFC

Mrs G Baqutai: Lead TA- Maths

Mrs J Ashton: Teaching Assistant 

Miss C Fitzpatrick: Teaching Assistant

Ms A Wilkinson: Teaching Assistant 

Miss L Stanway: Teaching Assistant

Mr R Leadbetter: Teaching Assistant

Mr S Heaton: Teaching Assistant

Miss S Ogden: Teaching Assistant

Miss L Sproston: Teaching Assistant

Miss D Roberts: Teaching Assistant

Mrs C Yates: Physical Health Lead 

Mr D Morton: IT Technician

We also have a school nurse who drops in every Thursday during lunchtimes. 

Mrs Maria Tinker: Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – School Health

You can find out more about our school nurse by navigating to our 'School Nurse & Helpful Medical Websites' page under the 'Parents' tab. 


Catering Team 

Mrs C Whittaker: Head of Catering

Mrs R Fennell: Assistant Head of Catering

Ms J Brooks: Catering Assistant

Ms K Hanlon: Catering Assistant

Miss S Owen: Catering Assistant

Miss K Collins: Catering Assistant

Ms B Leather: Catering Assistant

Ms W Rosenstein: Catering Assistant