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Teachers and consultants from the enjoyed a few days in Nepal over the half term break, establishing a partnership with a secondary school in Kathmandu! Purley's Mr Sztajer wrote a short article about the experience:


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Anyone else love getting emails to inform them that their children are getting positive points at school.. Puts a smile on your face.


Great day skiing yesterday followed by a snow shoe trek that evening! Cloudier skies today, but everyone is well and progressing on the slopes nicely!


Thanks! The students are having a great time. Their only wish is that they could ski in their wonderful uniforms, supplied by Hewitts ;)


The Austrian Curling Championships live from Tamsweg. See our Facebook post for video! We are pleased to report that the Teachers prevailed over the champion student team, 2 ends to 1. Mainly thanks to the brilliance of Ms McKee...


Enjoying some lovely views at lunch on the ski trip!


It almost snowed in Purley yesterday! Meanwhile, in Austria...


Day 2 of the Ski Trip and we can see some budding winter Olympians!


Ski Trip 2018


Year 8 GCSE Options Evening will take place on 1st March. We look forward to seeing you there!


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ST13 students discussing the concept of infinity - and whether some infinities can be larger than others


Thank you. I have forwarded this to our data team. However, this is software created externally for schools. It may not be a feature they can implement immediately. Kind regards


We are on Day 2 of the Rome trip! Yesterday we visited the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran


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We're on route to Tamsweg Austria, ready to welcome the arrival of and this weekend! Who's excited and ready to hit the slopes?! ⛷


Head Boy Shannon and Head Girl Chelsea gave fantastic speeches at our event this afternoon!


Term Dates for next year can be viewed on our website:


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Senior Leadership Team

Philip Wheatley Principal
Ronny Brazdil Head of Yellow House
Paul Sarson Head of Red House
James Menagh Head of Green House
Matthew Childs Head of Blue House
Alexander Thirkill Learning, Teaching and CPD
Gareth Hughes Assistant Principal (Sixth Form)
Sean Knox Assistant Principal (SENCO)


Student Support

Justyna Jasyk Attendance Manager
Linda Grover Student Services Manager
Katy Smith Student Services Officer
Rosemary Stone Sixth Form Student Support Officer
Vasco Oliveira Exams, Work Experience & Admissions Manager
Sali Mercier Student Welfare Leader
Simone Wilson Behaviour for Learning Leader
Chris Uguokor Behaviour for Learning Leader
Zainab Turay Seclusion Manager


Classroom Support and Cover

Hyacinth Lowe Classroom Support
Tariro Msemburi Classroom Support
Sarah Oxley Sounds Write
Julie Peers Classroom Support
Louise Resuli Classroom Support
Alphonsine Umugwaneza Classroom Support


Art & Photography

Lauren Forsdyke Subject Leader of Art and Photography
Anthony Coughlan Teacher of Art & Coordinator of Home Learning
Liz Widdows Art Technician


Business, Enterprise and ICT

Moji Johnson Director of Learning for ICT and Computer Science
Ian Walsh Subject Leader of Business & Director of Learning for Sixth Form
Rezan Mahmud Teacher of ICT
Amal Molefi Teacher of Business Studies


Design & Technology

Patricia Lucas Director of Learning for Design & Technology
Ruth Gale Teacher of Food Technology
Patrick Lynch Teacher of Design & Technology
Cian McLoughlin Teacher of Design & Technology
Samantha Sensesligil Food Technology Technician



Kathy Stein Director of Learning for English
Pawel Blanda Teacher of English
Janice Griffiths Daley Teacher of English
Marika Larsson Teacher of English
Alice Tribe Teacher of English
Kiera Turley Lead Practitioner
Gabriella Robbins Teacher of English
Carole Johnson Teacher of English
Dammy Olatoye Teacher of English
Denise Johnson Teacher of English


Humanities (History, Geography, RE & Citizenship)

Natalie Izzard​ Subject Leader of History
Joshua Sztajer Teacher of Geography
Anna Kwiatkowska Teacher of Humanities
Olivia Garner Teacher of History
Aimee Callander Teacher of History
Emily Drew Teacher of History
Donielle Dingwall Teacher of Religious Education
Laura Buckley Teacher of Religious Education
Ange Levesque Teacher of Humanities


Modern Foreign Languages

Emily McKee Director of Learning for Modern Foreign Languages
Rosana Dzienis Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
Ted Djuma Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
Zoe Coates Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
Monica Zanotto Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages



Riccardo McMahon Director of Learning for Mathematics
Simon Burch Deputy Director of Learning for Maths
Toby Burnard Lead Practitioner
Aaron Newell Teacher of Mathematics
Kaneilia Wint Teacher of Mathematics
Natasha Turner Teacher of Mathematics
Conor Thomas Teacher of Mathematics
Aminur Alkas Teacher of Mathematics



Catherine Dunn Subject Leader of Media


Performing Arts

Hannah Fowkes-Morley Teacher of Drama
Nathalie Van der Weide Subject Leader of Music


Physical Education

Rob Jones Director of Learning for Physical Education
Lewis Riches Teacher of PE
Melissa Belton Teacher of PE



Simon Davis Director of Learning for Science
Judith Roberts Subject Leader of Biology
Angharad Noonan Lead Practitioner
Richardo Mullings Teacher of Science
Stacey Smeltzer Teacher of Science
Darren Jacob Teacher of Science
Shampavi Sivabatham Teacher of Science
Miles Winter Lead Practitioner & NQT Mentor
Lewis Dewfall Teacher of Science
Linda Evans Senior Science Technician
Linda Stickling Science Technician


Support Staff

Tracy Roberts Director of Resources
Noeleen Allmark Admin Officer
Josephine Smith Reprographics Assistant
Daniel Sleeth Media Manager
Natasha Walker Finance Officer
Ilona Weller Receptionist / Admin Support
Martin Palmer Premises Manager
Rose McSweeney Cover and HR Admin Support
Rachel Norris* LRC Manager
Timse Patel Data Manager
Randolph Welch ICT Support
Karen Mantell Catering Manager

*Currently on leave