At Parklands we have approximately 70 teaching staff and 20 support staff, so it will take you quite a while to get to know us all.  We will forgive you if you can’t remember all our names!  Below is a list of staff and some of their responsibilities, as some of the job names may be new to you.

Strategic Leadership Team

The SLT are the most senior members of staff in the school. The Deputy Headteacher, Assistant Headteachers, and the Business Manager report directly to the Headteacher on issues regarding the leadership and management of the school.

Mr S Mitchell


Mrs G Aspinall

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs C Batson

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs V Ardern

Assistant Headteacher

Mr J Galbraith

Assistant Headteacher

Miss H Partington

Assistant Headteacher

Miss L Pilkington

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs M Curtis

Business Manager

Mrs N Fairhurst

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Ms C Slater

Project and Premises Manager

Mrs S Haslam

HAL Team Leader

House Achievement Leaders

Mrs S Haslam - Behaviour, Welfare & Standards Lead

Mr A Swift - Africa House

Mrs S O'Keefe - Asia House

Mrs K Dewhurst - Australasia House

Mrs G Fox - Europe house

Miss K Burrill - South America House

Curriculum Leaders

Art  and Photography - Mr G Wood

Computing - Mr A Miller

Creative iMedia - Mrs S Weldon

Dance - Miss G Marr

Design and Technology - Mr M McAvoy

Drama - Mrs K Gray

English - Miss E Cathey

Food and Nutrition - Mrs S Brookes

Geography - Mr T Martin

Humanities and History - Mrs E Brown

Mathematics - Miss A Johnson

Languages - Mrs R Wilkinson and Miss B Cosgrove

Music and Music Technology - Mr P Wilsher

Physical Education - Mr G Metcalf

Religious Studies - Miss S Rhodes

Science - Miss H Alston


Useful Staff Lists