Staff

In September 2017 Ark Kings Academy will become an all-through school admitting puipils from Reception - Year 11.  You can find the names of our leadership team, teaching and support staff below. Your first point of contact to discuss any concerns about your child is their form tutor (secondary) or class teacher (primary). You can contact your child's form tutor or class teacher via telephone or email, full details of which can be found on our Contact Us page.

Senior Leadership Team

Mr R Punton Principal
Ms J Gregson Acting Head of School (Primary) 
Mr S McCay Vice Principal - Pastoral 
Ms K Marshall Acting Vice Principal - Academic
Ms E Drayton Assistant Principal - Teaching & Learning (Secondary)
Dr E Rhodes Assistant Principal - Pastoral (Secondary)
Mr J Holtom Assistant Principal - Pastoral (Secondary
Ms L Ayling Acting Assistant Headteacher - Pastoral (Primary)
Ms T Robinson Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion (Primary)
Mr J Hayhurst Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum and Assessment (Primary)
Mr M Werner Acting Assistant Principal - Curriculum and Assessment (Secondary)
Ms C Hall Finance & Resources Director

Extended Leadership Team

Ms R Hulme Assistant SENCO (Non teaching)
Ms C Jones Director of English & Literacy (Secondary)
Mr M Werner Director of Mathematics (Secondary)
Mrs R Chalk Director of Science (Secondary)
Mr M Hunt Director of Humanities (Secondary)
Ms A Clewer Key Stage 2 Phase Lead (Primary)
Ms A Bramble Acting Key Stage 1 Phase Lead (Primary) 
Ms M Ward Acting English Lead (Primary)
Mr S Curruthers Maths Lead (Primary)

Student Support and Pastoral Team 

Mr S McCay Vice Principal - Pastoral
Mr M Rajani Head of Year 7 Learning and Primary Liaison
Ms A McKiernan Head of Year 8 Learning
Mr D Iliff Head of Year 9 Learning
Mr R Barker Head of Year 10 Learning
Ms L Redhead Head of Year 11 Learning
Ms J Cartwright Student Support Manager
Mr M Bagley Student Support Manager
Ms L Wardley Student Support Manager
Mrs C Varley Student Support Manager
Ms Y Duckworth Student Support Manager
Ms S Broad Student Support Manager
Ms A Busby Special Educational Needs Coordinator & Head of Careers
Ms R Hulme Assistant SENCO (Non-teaching)
Ms N Cain SENCO Assistant (Primary Non-teaching)
Ms L Redhead Assistant SENCO (Teaching)

Primary Teaching Staff

Ms S Wilkin Reception class teacher
Ms S Sutherland-Dodd Reception class teacher
Ms A Bramble Year 1 class teacher
Ms A Weston Year 1 class teacher
Ms N Gabbitas Year 2 class teacher
Ms M McKenzie-Ward Year 2 class teacher
Ms A Clewer Year 3 class teacher
Ms D Beckett Year 3 class teacher
Ms M Ward Year 4 class teacher
Ms L Hadley Year 4 class teacher
Mr S Curruthers Year 5 class teacher
Mr Z Aslam Year 5 class teacher
Mr J Blackman Year 5 class teacher
Mr J Hayhurst Year 6 class teacher
Ms K Jones Primary class teacher 
Ms H Barwick-Waters Primary class teacher 

English

Ms C Jones Director of English & Literacy
Dr E Rhodes Teacher of English
Ms V Lewis Teacher of English
Mr E Colwell Teacher of English
Ms A McKiernan Teacher of English & Drama
Ms A Cremin Teacher of English
Ms V Sharp Teacher of English
Mrs S Trombley Academy Librarian

Mathematics

Mr M Werner Director of Mathematics
Mr M Rajani Teacher of Mathematics
Ms L Redhead Teacher of Mathematics
Ms H Rudge Teacher of Mathematics
Mr K Bali Teacher of Mathematics

Science

Mrs R Chalk Director of Science
Ms D Brown Second in charge of Science
Mr M Dalton Teacher of Science
Mrs A Jesmin Teacher of Science
Mr J Ward Teacher of Science
Mr D Lawson Science technican

Art & Design

Mrs L Critchlow Head of Art/Design
Mr M Hudson Teacher of D & T

Geography

Mr M Hunt Teacher in charge of Geography (Director of Humanities)

History

Mr C McElwaine Teacher in charge of History

Computing

Mr M Kolawole Head of Computing
Mrs A Busby Teacher of Computing

Modern Foreign Language

Mr J Brocklebank Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Mr S Hands Second in charge of Modern Foreign Languages
Ms K Marshall Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
Mr D Iliff Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Music

Mr P Bull   Teacher in charge of Music
Mr N Portlock Band Musicanship teacher

Physical Education

Mrs L Price Head of Physical Education
Mr C Smith Teacher of Physical Education
Mr A Marks Teacher of Physical Education
Mr R Barker Teacher of Physical Education

Religious Education

Ms E Whittaker Head of Religious Education
Ms E Drayton Teacher of Religious Education
Mr S McCay Teacher of Religious Education

Teaching support

Mrs C Gallo Cover Supervisor

Management Information Team

Mrs E Tencheva Data officer: curriculum, assessment and attendance
Mrs D Spence Data officer: admissions and examinations

Operations

Ms C Hall Finance & Resources Director
Ms A Cartwright PA to the Principal & Administration Team Manager
Ms C Buffery Office Manager (Primary)
Ms T Mead Primary Administrator
Ms D Driver Finance Assistant
Ms N Ellis Finance and Payroll Officer
Ms T Humphries Receptionist (mornings)
Ms T Kenny Receptionist (afternoons)
Mrs Z Sparg HR Administrator
Mr D Lee Site Team Manager
Ms M Hegney Shift Supervisor
Ms A Brewster Lunchtime Supervisor (Primary)
Ms S Hislop Lunchtime Supervisor (Primary)
Ms V Ford Lunchtime Supervisor (Primary)