Staff List - Harris Academy Purley

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Students also enjoyed a trip to Greenwich University


Students enjoyed a trip to Brighton yesterday!


Key Stage 3 Science pupils were challenged to design a smartphone app that would transform how health services are delivered and how medical staff communicate with patients. Here are some of our winners!


Students visited the Sky Academy Skills Studio on Friday. You can watch what they got up to here:


Purley athletes enjoyed several podium finishes at this year's Sports Day!


Federation Sports Day is on Thursday, then we have an Own Clothes Day on Friday. Read more about them in our Letters Home:


You'll be home by 7...


Our students are looking forward to performing in our FREE production of Oliver on Wednesday afternoon! Please come along and show your support!


Retweetd From Mula Cake

Thank you to for having us down at your careers day today 🙌🏾🙌🏾 we really enjoyed it 🥇🥇 well done to all the kids that attended


Miss Homewood and her students are pleased to send a cheque to the Adoption For Pets charity, using the money they have raised from selling their bath bombs, lip balm and bath salts made in science lessons!


It was perfect weather for our Year 11 prom last night! As you can see, the students looked fantastic...


Collecting your GCSE results next month? Here's what you need to know:


Retweetd From LPESSN

Super sunny day for our Festival of sport today! 😎 ☀️ The children had a lot of fun rotating around the sporting activities. ⚽️🎾🏑⛳️A big thank you for our sports leaders today from and !


Students have been enjoying a coding workshop from TFL this afternoon!


Bronze DofE completed!


A fantastic evening around the campfire!


Our Bronze DofE students have made it to High Ashurst and set up camp!


Our Year 9 and Year 10 students will be taking part in the Athletics Competition this afternoon. The event should be finished by 16:00. Photos from yesterday's Year 7 and 8 competition:


Minutes from the Parent Voice meeting in June are now on our website. The next meeting will be on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 from 18:30

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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

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