The staff team at WLD...

The quality of what we do is dependent upon having the very best team of staff across all aspects of life at our school.  We are an exceptionally supportive team! Our aim is to ensure that WLD is an excellent place to work where everyone is trusted to do the very best for our students and where everyone's contribution is valued.

Miss S Allen (SAL)

English.  Temporary 2nd in department.

Mrs C Armstrong (CAR)


Miss E Bailey (EBA)

Progress Co-ordinator (Head of Year 7)

Miss E Balmforth (EBL)

Head of Science

Mr P Bayley (PBA)

English (covering maternity leave)

Ms S Belle (SBE)

Deputy Catering Manager

Miss L Bradshaw (LBR)

School Business Support Officer

Mr D Cairns (DCA)


Mr P Carr (PCR)

Head of Mathematics

Mr P Carroll (PCA)

Site Staff

Mr M Cassidy (MCS)


Miss A Christian (ACH)

Head of English (currently on maternity leave)

Mr L Christie (LCH)


Mrs E Cox (ECO)


Mrs S Daintree (SDA)

Cover Supervisor

Mr J Davison (JDA)

Humanities: History

Mrs L Eastham (LEA)

Physical Education

Mrs S Eckersley (SEC)

School Business Manager

Mrs L Ford (LFO)

Teaching Assistant

Miss N Foy (NFO)


Miss B Gallagher (BGA)


Mr J Gardner (JGA)

2nd in English (temporary Head of English)

Mr B Golden (BGO)


Mrs E Gorrill (EGO)

Attendance Officer

Mr P Grave (PGR)

Technology Technician

Mrs C Halliwell (CHA)

School Business Support Officer

Miss A Halsall (AHA)


Mr G Hardman (GHA)

Cover Supervisor

Mr J Harris (JHA)

Headteacher; Mathematics

Mr S Harvey (SHA)

ICT Manager/Site Supervisor

Mrs S Harvey (SHR)


Mrs P Heywood-Connor (PHC)

Expressive Arts: Drama; Community Arts Co-ordinator.  Temporary Head of Expressive Arts

Ms D Hill (DHI)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs V Hill (VHI)

Humanities: Religious Education; 2nd in Humanities 

Mrs L Hodgson (LHO)

Headteacher’s PA & Cover Manager

Mrs R Holden (RHO)

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs J Hough (JHO)

D2 Manager

Mr B Hull (BHU)

Head of Technology

Mr R Hutton (RHU)

Physical Education and Humanities

Mrs D Jarmon (DHI)

Catering Manager

Mr C Jeffrey (CJE)


Mr S Keith (SKE)

Humanities: Geography

Ms J King (JKI)

Cover Supervisor

Miss M Knight (MKN)

School Business Support Officer

Ms S Knowles (SKN)

Librarian & Arts Technician

Miss H Lappin (HLA)

2nd in Science

Ms K Lloyd (KLL)


Mrs L Lo (LLO)

Humanities: History

Mrs R Long (RLO)

Deputy Headteacher (Teaching and Learning).  English.

Mr A Lyons (ALY)

Head of Mathematics

Mrs J Main (JMI)

Head of Humanities

Mr D Martin (DMA)


Mrs K Matthews (KMA)

Teaching Assistant

Ms J Mayor (JMA)

French; SENCO

Mrs D McClelland (DMC)

Science; Progress Co-ordinator
(Head of Year 8)

Mrs A McLeod (AMC)

Head of Expressive Arts

Mrs J Meadowcroft (JME)

Progress Co-ordinator (Head of Year 9)

Mrs S Miller (SMI)

Art and Textiles

Mr J Moorcroft-Jones (JMJ)

Computing and ICT

Mr J G Moore (GMO)

Head of Physical Education

Mrs E Murray (EMU)

Expressive Arts: Music

Mrs L Nuttall (LNU)


Miss E Parker (EPA)


Mrs L Parker (LPA)

School Business Support Officer

Mrs S Piggott (SPI)


Mr L Renwick (LRE)

Science Technician

Ms M Richardson (MRI)

Computing, ICT and Enterprise

Mrs C Riding (CRI)

Examinations and Data Officer

Mrs G Roberts (GRO)

School Business Support Officer

Mrs N Robinson (NRO)


Mrs C Rowson (CRO)

Modern Foreign Languages; Progress
Co-ordinator (Head of Year 10)

Miss K Royal (KRO)

Careers Co-ordinator and Work Experience

Mr D Sharples (DSH)

Head of Art

Ms S Sharples (SSH)


Mrs L Shaw (LSH)

Technology: Food; Progress Co-ordinator (Head of year 11)

Miss V Shaw (VSH)

Welfare and Safeguarding Officer

Mr A Straw (AST)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs R Sweeney (RSW)

Physical Education; Co-ordinator of PSHE

Mr H Tetlow (HTE)

Site Supervisor I/C

Mr D Turner (DTU)

Head of Computing and ICT

Mrs P Wall (PWA)

Deputy Headteacher (Student Support)

Mrs S Walmsley (SWA)

HLTA. Pastoral support

Ms C Whittaker-Bryan (CBR)

Physical Education & Humanities

Mrs J Withers (JWI)

Assistant Headteacher (Assessment).  Mathematics.

Miss S Woodward (SWO)

Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs S Yaqub (SYA)

Humanities: Geography; Progress
Co-ordinator (Head of Year 9)

Miss S Youssouf (SYO)



Financial information:  We are required to publish the information that we have no employees who earn more than £100,000 per year.