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The Belvedere Academy


Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs J. Taylor Principal
  • Mr S. Jamieson Senior Vice Principal  
  • Mrs J. Marshall Senior Assistant Vice Principal
  • Ms E. Speed Senior Assistant Vice Principal / Contingent Commander RNCF
  • Mrs H. Adam Assistant Vice Principal
  • Mrs E. Koltuniak Assistant Vice Principal 
  • Mrs J. Collin Administration Manager
  • Miss M. Doherty Academy Finance Director

Curriculum Leaders

English & Media Curriculum Area

  • Mrs A. Dickinson Curriculum Leader (Maternity Leave)
  • Mr H. Woolley Temporary Curriculum Leader
  • Miss C. Brooks Temporary Assistant Curriculum Leader

Human, Social & Political Studies Curriculum Area

  • Ms G. Cavanagh Temporary Curriculum Leader

Mathematics, Computing, Business and Economics Area

  • Miss K. Wilson Curriculum Leader
  • Mr I. Bhuiyan Assistant Curriculum Leader

Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum Area

  • Mrs C. McBride Curriculum Leader (Maternity Leave)
  • Ms C. Thiery Temporary Curriculum Leader 

Science Curriculum Area

  • Mrs J. Everett Curriculum Leader
  • Miss L. Jones Assistant Curriculum Leader

Creative & Performing Arts

  • Mrs L. Calderbank Curriculum Leader

Pastoral Leaders

Lower School - Years 7 and 8

  • Mrs A. Beddard Head of Year 7 & Head of Lower School
  • Miss D. Blundell Head of Year 8
  • Ms M. Potel Lower School Pastoral Support
  • Miss H. Devine & Ms M. Lewinson Y7-11 Learning Mentors

Upper School - Years 9, 10 and 11

  • Miss H. Phillips Head of Year 9
  • Mrs A. Mansfield Head of Year 10 & Head of Upper School
  • Miss K. Cooper Head of Year 11 
  • Ms G. Cavanagh Upper School Progress and Intervention Coordinator
  • Miss H. Devine & Ms M. Lewinson Y7-11 Learning Mentors

Sixth Form - Years 12 and 13

  • Mr S. Mason Head of Sixth Form
  • Mr N. Blair Assistant Head of Sixth Form
  • Miss M. McGowan Assistant Head of Sixth Form
  • Mrs S. Carter Sixth Form Learning Mentor

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs A. Beddard Head of Year 7 & Head of Lower School, Physical Education
  • Miss S. Behrens Subject Leader of Mandarin Chinese
  • Mr T. Betts Science
  • Mr I. Bhuiyan Assistant Curriculum Leader of Mathematics, Computing, Business Studies & Economics
  • Mr N. Blair Assistant Head of Sixth Form, History
  • Miss D. Blundell Head of Year 8, Drama
  • Mr C. Brazier English
  • Miss C. Brooks Temporary Assistant Curriculum Leader of English and Media Studies
  • Mr A. Bulger Graphics
  • Mrs N. Burke Subject Leader of Psychology, Physical Education
  • Mrs L. Calderbank Curriculum Leader of Creative and Performing Arts
  • Miss V. Carralcazar Spanish
  • Mr I. Cartwright Computing and Business Studies
  • Ms G. Cavanagh Temporary Curriculum Leader of Human, Social & Political Studies, Subject Leader of Sociology
  • Miss K. Cooper Head of Year 11, Mathematics, Physical Education, SLt RNCF
  • Mr J. Deakin Subject Leader of Music
  • Mr C. Dewick Biology
  • Mrs A. Dickinson Curriculum Leader of English and Media Studies (Maternity Leave)
  • Miss T. Doyle Physics
  • Miss K. Elliott Drama
  • Mrs J. Everett Curriculum Leader of Science 
  • Miss L. Fielding History, Politics
  • Miss T. Foster Subject Leader Computing & IT
  • Mrs L. Fox-Ford Subject Leader of Business Studies & Economics
  • Miss L. Gadzikwa Food Technology
  • Ms K. Goldstein Subject Leader of Geography, DofE Co-ordinator
  • Mrs G. Greene Psychology, PSHE
  • Ms G. Halton Subject Leader of History, PSHE
  • Mrs C. Hughson Mathematics, KS3 Mathematics Co-ordinator
  • Mrs P. Jecks Art, Textiles
  • Miss L. Jones Religious Studies
  • Miss L. Jones Assistant Curriculum Leader of Science, Subject Leader of Biology
  • Mrs C. Keenan Subject Leader of Health & Social Care, Eco Leader
  • Mr T. Lamb Subject Leader of Media, English, responsibility for e-marketing
  • Mr J. Lozano Lombarte MFL
  • Miss Y. Lu Mandarin Chinese
  • Miss R. Macken Cover Supervisor
  • Mrs N. Magee SENCO, Chemistry
  • Mrs A. Mansfield Head of Year 10 & Head of Upper School, Mathematics
  • Mr S. Mason Head of Sixth Form, Art
  • Mrs L. McAnespy Physical Education
  • Mrs C. McBride Curriculum Leader of MFL (Maternity Leave)
  • Miss M. McGowan Assistant Head of Sixth Form, Music, PSHE
  • Dr S. Moon Subject Leader of Physics
  • Mrs B. Munns Lower School Intervention and Progress Coordinator, Geography (Maternity Leave)
  • Mr J. Murray English
  • Miss E. Nuttall Mathematics, KS4 Mathematics Co-ordinator 
  • Ms A. Parker Subject Leader of Religious Studies, SLt Second in Command RNCF
  • Mr J. Perry Mathematics
  • Miss H. Phillips Head of Year 9, English
  • Ms M. Potel French, Year 7 & Year 8 Pastoral Support, Temporary Lower School Intervention and Progress Coordinator
  • Miss M. Pozo-Such Spanish
  • Miss L. Quigley English
  • Miss M. Quinn Science
  • Miss R. Renals-Wells Art, Graphics, Textiles, PSHE, Mental Health Coordinator & Positive Champion
  • Mrs K. Reynolds Subject Leader of Physical Education
  • Miss C. Richens Temporary Subject Leader of Drama
  • Mr A. Robinson Geography
  • Mrs R. Rogers Biology, Science
  • Miss R. Simpson Science, KS3 Science Coordinator
  • Mr M. Spruce Mathematics
  • Mrs S. Sunderland Subject Leader of PSHE and Citizenship 
  • Mr A. Tarbox Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
  • Ms K. Thelen SENCO
  • Ms C. Thiery Temporary Curriculum Leader of MFL
  • Mrs C. Traynor Science, EPQ
  • Dr K. Vaquer Science
  • Miss K. Wilson Curriculum Leader of Mathematics, Computing, Business and Economics 
  • Miss E. Wood English
  • Mr H. Woolley Temporary Curriculum Leader of English and Media Studies

Support Staff

Administrative Staff

  • Miss S. Allen Admin and Student Services Assistant
  • Miss L. Bowyer Reprographics Technician
  • Miss S. Chesters Student Services Officer
  • Mrs H. Evans General Office Manager
  • Mrs J. McNeill Student Services Office Manager
  • Mrs A. Parry Receptionist with Admin Support
  • Miss C. Spencer Administration Assistant

Principal's PA

  • Mrs N. Smith  Principal's PA


  • Mr G. Cooper Estates and Maintenance Assistant
  • Mr T. Magenis Estates and Maintenance Officer
  • Mr M. McDonagh Estates and Maintenance Co-ordinator


  • Miss C. Catesby-Evans  Examinations Officer


  • Mrs S. Parkes Finance Officer
  • Mrs J. Ryan Academy Finance Manager
  • Mrs AM. Whelan Finance Officer


  • Ms J. Backstrom SIMS Technical Manager, Enrichment
  • Mr S. Smith  ABT ICT Operations Manager
  • Mr C. Williams  Assistant ICT Operations Manager

CCF Support 

  • Lieutenant Commander Mrs H. Rigby School Staff Instructor (SSI)

Student Support Department

  • Miss H. Badawy School Counsellor Place2B
  • Mrs E. Gillies  Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs J. Lawson SEND Learning Support Assistant
  • Miss E. Luong  Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs H. Needham Family Liaison Officer
  • Miss J. O'Connell Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Learning Mentors

  • Mrs S. Carter Sixth Form Learning Mentor
  • Miss H. Devine Years 7-11 Learning Mentor
  • Miss M. Lewinson Years 7-11 Learning Mentor

Laboratory Technicians

  • Mrs J. Huyton  Science Technician
  • Mr J. Gallagher Science Technician


  • Miss L. Murphy  Librarian

Lunchtime Supervisors

  • Miss L. Dale Lunchtime Supervisor
  • Mrs H. Forde Lunchtime Supervisor
  • Miss N. Wade Lunchtime Supervisor

Catering Staff

  • Mr A. Bates Chef
  • Miss C. Carruthers Catering Assistant
  • Mrs J. Jackson  Catering Assistant
  • Mr A. Lovelady Deputy Catering Manager
  • Mrs V. Miles Catering Assistant
  • Miss P. Peake Catering Assistant
  • Mrs M. Rietdyk  Catering Assistant
  • Mr J. Rigby  Catering Manager
  • Mrs D. Roza  Catering Assistant
  • Ms A. Tollitt  Catering Assistant

Cleaning Staff

  • Miss C. Carruthers Daylight Hours Cleaning Supervisor
  • Mrs S. Carroll Twilight Hours Cleaning Supervisor
  • Miss B. Crane Cleaner
  • Mrs N. Fortune  Cleaner
  • Miss J. Harper Cleaner
  • Miss S. Kenny  Cleaner
  • Mrs M. Martin Cleaner
  • Mr S. Martin  Cleaner
  • Mrs V. Miles  Cleaner
  • Miss P. Peake  Cleaner
  • Miss M Richardson Cleaner
  • Ms L. Rowan Cleaner

Visiting Music Staff

  • Mr P. Athans Brass
  • Miss A. Boggon Clarinet
  • Mrs J. Cunningham Voice
  • Miss H. Milne Piano
  • Ms D. Paiano Violin
  • Mrs E. Pope Flute
  • Mr S. Pope Drums
  • Ms E. Revill Flute
  • Ms K. Smith Voice
  • Mr R. Smith Guitar

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