Our Staff

  The Holmesdale School Leadership Team
Mrs N Hodges

Executive Headteacher

Mr L Downey

Head of School / DSL

Mrs C Richardson

Deputy Headteacher

Mr R Badham

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs E Beal

Senior Assistant Headteacher / Lead DSL 

Mrs L Harris

Assistant Headteacher 

Ms S Dawkins

Assistant Headteacher / Principal of KS4 / DSL

Mr S Naylor

Assistant Headteacher / Head of MFL / DSL / Principal of KS3 / Careers Lead


  Teaching Staff
Miss J Aldridge

Teacher of Art & DT

Mr S Amos

Head of PE, Health & Social Care and Music

Mrs D Andrew

Teacher of English / Literacy Lead

Ms M Ayres

Head of Business & IT

Mrs M Badham

Maths Intervention Lead

Miss M Bonner

Teacher of Maths

Mrs S Buhocianu

Teacher of MFL

Miss A Burnham

Teacher of PE

Miss A Carwardine

Teacher of PE and Health and Social Care / Head of Personal Development

Ms M Clements

Teacher of Technology (Maternity Cover)

Miss E Coombs

Head of Numeracy / Teacher of Maths
Miss A Crane

Teacher of Mathematics 

Mr C Elson

Teacher of PE (Maternity Cover)

Mrs E Greer

Teacher of English

Mr R Goodhew

Teacher of Values / History

Ms M Hulme

Head of Science

Miss C Leigh

Teacher of History

Mr T Mallet

Head of English

Mr P Marston

Head of Humanities

Mrs A McIntosh

Teacher of Science

Mr R McKean

Head of Art & Design and Technology

Mrs R Moody

SENDCo / Teacher of English

Mrs A Morello

Acting Head of Maths

Miss E Oxley

Teacher of Mathematics 2i/c

Miss I Prodger

Teacher of PE & Geography

Mr M Pyrke

Teacher of Business & Finance
Miss G Reeves

Head of Sixth Form / Teacher of Physical Education and Health & Social Care

Mrs S Ruddock 

Teacher of English

Mr P Sullivan

Teacher of Physical Education & Sports Studies / Learning Leader for Year 11

Mr A Tweddell

Head of Year 8 / Teacher of Science 2i/c

Mrs S Tyrrell-Vick

Teacher of English 2i/c

Mrs K Vale

Teacher of Science


  Office / Non Teaching Staff

Miss L Bates

PA to Head of School / Office Manager / Clerk to Governors

Mrs N Butterfield

Admin Assistant / Receptionist

Miss T Collins

Attendance Officer

Mrs P Hawkes

Admin Assistant

Mrs M Neaves

Data, Exams and MIS Manager

Mrs V Ross

Admin Assistant / Admissions Officer


  Student Support Managers

Mrs G Adams

Student Support Manager - Year 7 DSL

Mrs D Aldous

Student Support Manager - Year 8 / DSL

Mrs R Playford

Student Support Manager - Year 9/10 / DSL

Mrs L Webster Student Support Manager - Year 11 / DSL
Mrs N Ball

Safeguarding Support Officer / DSL





Mr C Bailey

Design & Technology Technician

Mrs C Baxter

Senior Science Technician


  Teaching Assistants

Mrs D Comerford

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Ms S Edwards

Teaching Assistant

Mr S Garratt

Teaching Assistant / Exam Invigilator

Mrs K Harris

Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Holmes

Teaching Assistant

Mr G Pollington

Teaching Assistant / Exam Invigilator

Miss A Sparrow

Teaching Assistant


  Other Non-Teaching Staff
Mrs R Bradley

Cover Supervisor

Mrs S Butler

Literacy Intervention & Library Manager

Ms W Cullen Deputy SENDCo
Mrs V Ramos Fraile Inclusion Room Manager
Ms C Stradiotto

Careers Advisor