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) 

Assistant Curriculum Leader English.  

Mr J Altham (JAL) Assistant Curriculum Leader Maths

Mrs V Ardern (VAR)

Headteacher. Mathematics.

Mrs E Bailey (EBA)         

Progress Co-ordinator (Head of Endeavour House) 

Miss E Balmforth (EBL) 

Curriuclum Leader Science 

Mrs H Brown (HBR) 

Assistant Headteacher 

Mr D Cairns (DCA) 


Miss T Camara (TCA) 

Catering Assistant 

Mr P Carr (PCR) 

Curriculum Leader Mathematics 

Mr P Carroll (PCA) 

Site staff 

Mr M Cassidy (MCS) 


Mr D Charles (DCH)

Physical Education 

Miss A Christian (ACH) 

Curriculum Leader English 

Mr L Christie (LCH) 


Ms S Couzins (SCO)

Teaching Assistant 

Mrs E Cox (ECO) 


Mrs T Davies (TDA) 

Catering Assistant 

Mr J Davison (JDA) 

Humanities: History 

Mr S Donnison (SDO)

Curriculum Leader Technology 

Mrs L Eastham (LEA) 

Physical Education 

Miss S Evans (SEV) 


Mrs L Ford (LFO) 

Teaching Assistant 

Miss N Foy (NFO) 

Catering Manager

Mr J Gardner (JGA) 

Acting SENCO. Teacher of English

Mr B Golden (BGO) 

Teacher of Science 

Mr P Grave (PGR) 

Technology Technician 

Mrs C Halliwell (CHA) 

School Business Support Officer 

Ms N Harrison (NHA)

Catering Assistant 

Mr S Harvey (SHA) 

ICT Manager/Site Supervisor 

Mrs P Heywood-Connor (PHC) 

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

Mrs V Hill (VHI) 

Humanities: Religious Education; 2nd in Humanities  

Mrs L Hodgson (LHO) 

Headteacher’s PA & Cover Manager 

Mrs R Holden (RHO) 

Curriculum Leader Modern Foreign Languages 

Mr S Keith (SKE) 

Humanities: Geography 

Ms J King (JKI) 

Behaviour Manager 

Miss M Knight (MKN) 

School Business Support Officer 

Miss H Lappin (HLA) 

Assistant Curriculum Leader Science 

Mr A Lees (ALE)


Ms K Lloyd (KLL) 


Mrs L Lo (LLO) 

Humanities: History 

Mrs R Long (RLO) 

Deputy Headteacher (Teaching, Learning and Curriculum), English. 

Mrs J Main (JMI) 

Curriculum Leader Humanities 

Mr D Martin (DMA) 


Mrs D McClelland (DMC) 

Lead Teacher (Behaviour)

Mrs A Thorpe (ATH) 

Curriculum Leader Expressive Arts

Mrs J Meadowcroft (JME) 

Progress Co-ordinator (Head of Year 10) 

Mr J Moorcroft-Jones (JMJ) 

Computing and Business Studies 

Mr J G Moore (GMO) 

Curriculum Leader Physical Education 

Mrs E Murray (EMU) 

Curriculum Leader Music 

Mrs H Myerscough (HMY) 

Attendance Officer 

Mrs L Nuttall (LNU) 

Catering Manager

Mrs P New (PNE) 

Modern Foreign Languages 

Miss E Parker (EPA) 


Mrs L Parker (LPA) 

School Business Support Officer 

Ms H Patel (HPA) 

Cover Supervisor 

Mr R Patel (RPA) 


Mrs S Piggott (SPI) 

Mathematics (Maternity Leave) 

Mr L Renwick (LRE) 

Science Technician 

Ms M Richardson (MRI) 

Computing and Business Studies 

Mrs L Crozier (LCO)

Examinations and Data Officer 

Mrs G Roberts (GRO) 

School Business Support Officer 

Mrs N Robinson (NRO) 


Mrs C Rowson (CRO) 

Modern Foreign Languages; Lead Teacher: Wider Life of School

Mr D Sharples (DSH) 

Curriculum Leader Art 

Ms S Sharples (SSH) 


Mrs L Shaw (LSH) 

Technology: Food 

Mr A Straw (AST) 

Teaching Assistant  

Mrs R Sweeney (RSW) 

Curriculum Leader Health & Social Care & PSHE; History;  

Mr H Tetlow (HTE) 

Site Supervisor I/C 

Ms C Conway (CCO)

Attendance Assistant 

Mr D Turner (DTU) 

Curriculum Leader Computing and Business Studies 

Mrs P Wall (PWA) 

Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral), Safeguarding Officer (DSL)

Mrs S Walmsley (SWA) 

HLTA. Pastoral support  

Ms C Whittaker-Bryan (CBR) 

Physical Education & Humanities 

Mrs S Yaqub (SYA) 

Humanities: Geography 

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.