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)


Mrs C Armstrong (CAR)


Miss E Bailey (EBA)        

Progress Co-ordinator (Year 7)

Miss E Balmforth (EBL)

Head of Science

Mr D Cairns (DCA)


Mr P Carr (PCA)

Head of Mathematics

Mr P Carroll (PCA)

Science Technician

Mr M Cassidy (MCS)


Miss A Christian (ACH)

Head of English

Mr L Christie (LCH)


Mrs E Cox (ECO)

English; Progress Co-ordinator (Blue Section)

(currently on Maternity Leave)

Mrs B Crook (BCR)

Teaching Assistant. Pastoral Support

Mrs S Daintree

Cover Supervisor

Mr J Davison (JDA)

Humanities: History

Mrs L Eastham (LEA)

Physical Education; Progress Co-ordinator (Yellow Section).  (Currently on Maternity leave).

Mrs S Eckersley (SEC)

School Business Manager

Mrs N Ellery (NEL)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs L Ford

Teaching Assistant

Miss N Foy (NFO)


Mr J Gardner (JGA)

2nd in English

Mr B Golden (BGO)

2nd in Science

Mrs E Gorrill (EGO)

Attendance Officer

Mr P Grave (PGR)

Technology Technician

Miss A Halsall (AHA)


Mr G Hardman (GHA)

Cover Supervisor

Mr J Harris (JHA)


Mr S Harvey (SHA)

ICT Manager/Site Supervisor

Mrs S Harvey (SHR)


Mrs P Heywood-Connor (PHC)

Expressive Arts: Drama; Community Arts Co-ordinator

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)


Mr P Howarth (PHO)

Deputy Headteacher

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

Cover Supervisor

Mr T Kirk


Miss M Knight (MKN)

School Business Support Officer

Ms S Knowles (SKN)

Librarian & Arts Technician

Miss H Lappin (HLA)


Ms K Lloyd (KLL)


Mrs L Lo (LLO)

Humanities: History

Mrs R Long (RLO)

Assistant 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 ()

Teaching Assistant

Ms J Mayor (JMA)

Humanities and French; SENCO

Mrs D McClelland (DMC)

Science; Progress Co-ordinator (Red Section)

Mrs A McLeod (AMC)

Head of Expressive Arts

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 J Purvis (JPU)


Mrs J Redmayne (JRE)

Teaching Assistant

Ms M Richardson (MRI)

Computing, ICT and Enterprise

Mrs C Riding (CRI)

Examinations and Data Officer

Mrs S Rigby (SRI)


Mrs G Roberts (GRO)

School Business Support Officer

Mrs N Robinson (NRO)


Mrs A Robles

Teaching Assistant

Mrs C Rowson (CRO)

Modern Foreign Languages; Progress
Co-ordinator (Blue Section)

Miss K Royal (KRO)

Careers Co-ordinator and Work Experience

Mr D Sharples (DSH)

Head of Art

Ms S Sharples (SSH)

2nd in Maths; Humanities

Mrs L Shaw (LSH)

Technology: Food; Progress Co-ordinator (indigo Section)

Miss V Shaw (VSH)

Family Support Worker

Ms S Smailiukaite (SSM)

School Business Support Officer

Mr A Straw (AST)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs R Sweeney (RSW)

Physical Education; SSCO; 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)

Assistant Headteacher (Curriculum). Health and Social Care

Mrs S Walmsley (SWA)

HLTA. Pastoral support

Miss C Whittaker-Bryan (CBR) Physical Education

Mrs J Withers (JWI)

Assistant Headteacher (Assessment).  Mathematics.

Miss S Woodward (SWO)

Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs S Yaqub (SYA)

Human Studies: Geography; Progress Co-ordinator (Yellow Section - Temporary)

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.