Our Staff

Alphabetical List of Staff Groups – 2020 -2021


Subject and Responsibility

Mrs Hannah Anderson


Mrs Helen Baxter


Miss Leah Buchanan


Mrs Gillian Burns


Dr Christine Callachand*

Mathematics, Teacher in Charge of KS3

Mr Timothy Campbell

Head of Design and Technology

Mrs Rachel Carlisle

Music, Acting Head of Year 10

Mrs Diane Cromie

Head of Languages, Teacher in Charge of French

Miss Caroline Davis

Physical Education, Teacher in Charge of Health and Social Care

Mrs Colleen Dawson

Languages, Teacher in Charge of German

Mrs Sharon Devlin

Languages, Acting Teacher in Charge of Spanish

Mrs Helen Dowds

Senior Manager, Head of Chemistry

Mr Kris Down

Head of Performing Arts

Mr Mark Evans


Miss Caroline Flanagan

Head of Music

Ms Joanna Frizzell

Head of Art and Design

Mr Andrew Gibson


Mr Niall Gilmore

Senior Manager (KS5), Head of Science and Biology

Mrs Lynda Girvin

Science, Head of Year 11, Teacher in Charge of PD programme and  Work Experience

Mr Nicholas Goodall

Technology and Design, Head of Year 9

Mr Ross Graham


Miss Louise Gribbons

Senior Manager (KS4), Head of English, SENCO

Mrs Lisa Hedley

Head of Physical Education

Mrs Petula Henderson

Head of Geography

Dr Peter Johnson

History and LLW, Acting Head of History and Politics, Teacher in Charge of LLW

Mrs Sharon Kane

Vice Principal, Horticulture and English

Mr Neil Luke

Science, Head of Physics, Acting Head of Year 12

Mr James McAlister

Head of Mathematics, Teacher Timetabler

Mrs Patricia McCartan

Head of Business Studies

Mrs Alison McClenaghan


Mrs Laura McClintock

Home Economics

Miss Leona McGlinchey**


Mrs Sandra McIvor

Physical Education, Responsibilities within PE

Mrs Jill McKittrick

Home Economics

Mrs Amanda McLeese

Physical Education

Dr Caitriona McNally

Science, Examinations Officer

Miss Sara McSwiggan

Science, Head of Year 8

Miss Ruth Moody

Head of Home Economics

Mrs Karen Playfair

Teacher in Charge of Sociology

Mrs Nikki Rebbeck

Art and Design

Mrs Laura Rice

Mathematics, Examinations Officer, Acting Teacher in Charge of KS3 Mathematics

Dr Judith Riddell


Mrs Suzanne Rourke


Mrs Noreen Shaw

Business Studies, Head of Sixth Form

Miss Christine Stewart


Mrs Kerrie Strain

Senior Manager, Head of ICT

Mrs Alena Taylor


Mrs Vivienne Waddell

Geography, Teacher Librarian

Mrs Stacey Winnington

Senior Manager (KS3), Geography

Mrs Deborah Wood

Head of Religious Studies, Teacher Timetabler


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Mrs Ingrid Burgess

Pupil Reception, Pastoral Administrator

Mrs Rona Crooks

Administrator, Attendance Officer

Mrs Cara Donaldson


Mr Adam Kirk-Smith

General Assistant

Mrs Rachel Kirk-Smith

PA to the Principal

Mrs Leanne Martin

Examinations and Bursar’s Assistant

Mrs Rachel McGovern

Finance Officer

Ms Cathy McLaughlin

Office Manager


Study Supervisor

Dr Nora McCarthy / Ms Gerarda McNulty



Miss Sophie Alexander


Mr Eoin Brennan


Miss Sarah Fairley


Mr Thompson Graham

Science (Senior Technician)

Mr Jamie Hill


Ms Pamela McCormick

Home Economics


Classroom and General Assistants

Miss Cora Byrne

Miss Shaw Chard

Miss Sophie Cummings

Mrs Alison Hobson

Mrs Gemma Lucas

Miss Sinead McCafferty

Miss Debbie McNabb

Miss Patricia Molina Nevado

Mrs Gráinne Rankin

Miss Mercedes Sharma


Redwood Kitchen                       

Ms Michaela Quinn

Catering Manager

Mr Thomas Carney

Assistant Cook

Mrs Anne Stewart

Catering Assistant

Mrs Valerie Stewart

Catering Assistant

Miss Jacqui Sweet

Catering Assistant


Maintenance and Grounds 

Mr Don McAree


Mr Marty McDonnell


Mr Joe McGuigan


Mr David McIlvenna


Mr Bobby Winters