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Interim CEO

Mr J. Nicholson


Mr J. Young

Vice Principal

Mrs L. Hunter
Mr J. Ward - Curriculum & Standards

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs L. Edmonds - SENDCo
  • Ms S. Jones-Cook - Assistant Principal
  • Mr J. Maddern - Assistant Principal
  • Miss N. Pursey – Operations Manager
  • Mrs J. Russell - Assistant Principal (Professional Skills & Standards)
  • Mrs K. Stevens – Assistant Principal, Head of Pastoral and Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr R. Stubbs - Assistant Principal (KS3 Raising Standards)

Pastoral Team

  • Miss I. Asbury-Semmens - Year 9 Pastoral Support Assistant 
  • Mrs K. Candy - Head of Year 7 and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Mrs C. Charij - Year 11 Pastoral Support Assistant 
  • Mrs R. Evenett - Year 7 Pastoral Support Assistant & Attendance
  • Miss E. Fry - School Councilor
  • Mrs J. Harewoord - Year 10 Pastoral Support Assistant
  • Mrs L. Hatcliffe - Head of Key Stage and Deputy Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr W. Morris - Year 8 Pastoral Support Assistant
  • Ms V. Redondo - Head of Key Stage and Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Additional Educational Needs Team

  • Ms S. Allen - Teaching Assistant
  • Mr J. Belcher - Apprentice Teaching Assistant
  • Ms J. Bisson - AEN Administrator/PA
  • Miss M. Charlesworth - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs C. Dyer - Transition Group Nurture Teacher
  • Miss A. Holley – Named Pupil Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs H Hughes - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss J. Hume - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss M. Keel - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss S. Paige - Apprentice Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs C. Quirk - Appentice Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs F. Rafiq - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs E. Rowlands - Teaching Assistant 
  • Mrs L. Tubb - HLTA (Higher level Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs C. Waite - Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs L. Whitten - Teaching Assistant

Admin/Support Staff

  • Mrs J. Anstee - Cover Administrator
  • Mrs S. Benson - Finance Assistant
  • Miss L. Brazell - Art & Design Technician
  • Mrs E. Boakes - SLT Administrator
  • Mrs H. Boddy - Examinations Officer
  • Mrs N. Bowie - LRC Supervisor
  • Mr P. Brierley - Senior Design & Technology Technician
  • Mrs S. Connolly - Clerk to Governors
  • Mrs B. Lowe - HR Business Partner
  • Mrs G. Manterfield – Admin Assistant
  • Mrs K. Mudd - HR Administrator
  • Ms P. Notter - Receptionist
  • Mr N. Parker - Senior Science Technician
  • Miss H. Phillips - Science Technician

Teaching Staff

  • Mr P Ammel - Lead Practitioner/Teacher of Science
  • Mrs I. Anthony - Teacher of Maths
  • Mr S. Bates - Teacher of PE 
  • Miss S. Bell - Teacher of Humanities
  • Mr E Bouteiller - Teacher of Business Studies
  • Mrs L. Bramley - Teacher of Science
  • Mr L. Bramley - Teacher of English
  • Mrs D. Browning - Curriculum Leader for Drama
  • Mrs H. Brownlie - 2nd in Humanities 
  • Miss L. Burgess - Teacher of Maths
  • Miss E. Caldwell - Teacher of PE
  • Miss E. Carr - Teacher of History
  • Mrs D. Charman - Teacher of English
  • Miss S. Cote Lobon - Teacher of MFL
  • Miss B. Czekanska - Teacher of Science     
  • Mr N. Evans - Teacher of English and ICT 
  • Miss C. Fowler - Teacher of Humanities
  • Miss A. Fullerton - Teacher of Music     
  • Ms A. Golding - Teacher of English
  • Mrs G. Graham - Head of Humanities
  • Dr R. Haestier - Teacher of Maths
  • Mrs L. Henry - Head of Performing Arts
  • Mrs C. Hopkinson - Head of Computing, ICT, Business and Media Studies
  • Mrs K. Humphrey - Curriculum Leader of PE          
  • Mrs C. Jackson - PSHE Lead
  • Miss C. Jones - Teach of Humanities
  • Miss H. Keogh - Teacher of Science
  • Mrs N. Kerr - Teacher of Humanities
  • Miss L Kopinska - Head of Science
  • Ms H. Lloyd -  Curriculum of Maths
  • Miss K. Lloyd - Co-Head of English (KS4)
  • Mr F. Lyons - Teacher of English
  • Mr D. Maggs - Teacher of PE
  • Mrs K. Mapleston - Teacher of English
  • Mrs N. McDonald - Second in Department for Maths
  • Mr S. McKinstry - Teacher of Maths        
  • Mrs K. Nightingale - Teacher of Humanities 
  • Mrs A Nind - Head of Design Technology
  • Mrs A. O'Brien - KS3 Intervention Teacher
  • Mrs L. Parkinson - 2nd In Department For MFL
  • Miss G. Peele - Teacher of English
  • Mr A. Philpott - Teacher of PE and Sports Academy Lead
  • Mrs A Pratt - Teacher of Art and DT
  • Mrs C. Preece - Curriculum Leader of Art
  • Mr B. Quant - Teacher of Design and Technology
  • Mrs S. Roberts - Teacher of Science
  • Mr T. Russell - Teacher of Science and PE (ECT)
  • Mrs R. Ryder - Head of MFL 
  • Ms Cynthia Sam - Teacher of Humanities and DT 
  • Miss S. Sami - Head of KS3 Maths
  • Mr J. Sharp - Curriculum Leader for Science              
  • Mr B. Simpson - Teacher of Maths
  • Mr M. Snook - Co-Head of English (KS3)              
  • Mr J. Stevens - Teacher of Maths
  • Mr A. Stroud - Teacher of Art and DT 
  • Mr R. Stubbs - Head of Maths 
  • Miss C. Taylor - Teacher of Humanities
  • Miss H. Taylor - Teacher of Drama and English
  • Miss R Templeman - Teacher of Design Technology
  • Mr A. Thorn - Teacher of English
  • Ms B. Tondo - Teacher of MFL
  • Mrs K Verlander-Simmonds - Teacher of English
  • Mrs L. Wall - Teacher of PE
  • Mr B. Wells - Teacher of Science and PE
  • Mr J. White - Lead Practitioner/Teacher of Math's
  • Mrs J. White - Teacher of Art
  • Mr T. White - Head of KS3 Science                       


Staff Vacancies

What could be more rewarding than working in a school, helping shape the minds of young people before they embark on the world? If you're looking for a new challenge and are passionate about helping students reach their full potential, then please visit our recruitment hub on Eteach.

There you will find a list of all available vacancies and have the option to join our talent pool. We recommend joining our talent pool as it will enable us to notify you should a position that matches your criteria becomes available.

Local Advisory Board

Since 1st October 2018 when Abbey Park School formally converted to an academy and joined The Park Academies Trust (TPAT), governance at Abbey Park has been led by a Local Advisory Board (LAB). The LAB is a committee of the main Board of the Trust and is accountable to the TPAT Trustees for its decisions. The LAB is responsible for a range of areas, including:

  • Ensuring that standards of attainment and progress by all students at the school are high.
  • Taking a strategic role in the governance of the school.
  • Acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the school and its staff.
  • Ensuring that TPAT’s vision for the school is carried forward.

The following people are members of the Abbey Park School LAB:

Stu O'Brien - Vice Chair

Jon Young - Principal

Paul Freeland  - Parent Governor

Nick Taylor - Community Governor

Clare Dickinson - Community Governor

Simon James - Community Governor

Lucy Sweeting - Community Governor


Clerk to the LAB - Stephanie Connolly

For full details of their terms of office and business/personal interests, please see the attached document.

If you have any queries in relation to the LAB, or to request copies of minutes for the LAB, please email the clerk:

Also, if you are interested in finding out more about the work of the LAB, especially if you would like to be part of its work, please email the clerk:


The Park Academies Trust Agreed Vision 2020-24 (72KB)

Read about the Trust's agreed mission, aims and ethos.

Local Advisory Board Attendance Record 2022 - 23 (29KB)

Attendance in 2022-23 of Local Advisory Board members.

Local Advisory Board: Scheme of Delegation (399KB)

Document showing the responsibilities of Trustees, Local Advisory Board, CEO and School Principal

Local Authority Board Terms of Reference (214KB)

Information pertaining to the Local Advisory Board - structure and membership

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board 2023 - 24 (116KB)

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board