Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Miss A Whelan

Miss A Whelan


All operational activity and strategic direction of the school

Success and reputation of Weatherhead High School

Quality and standards of the whole school

All students and staff
Oversight of:

Mrs N Rogers

Mrs N Rogers

Deputy Head - Curriculum & Standards

Responsible for all aspects of curriculum development, delivery and quality assurance

Responsible for assessment, data and reporting

Attendance and punctuality

Gifted and talented

Governor links


Oversight of: 
English, Science, History, Geography, Sociology and Religious Education

Miss N Sullivan

Miss N Sullivan

Senior Assistant Head - Student Services & Safeguarding

Responsible for all aspects of student services for years 7-11

Responsible for behaviour and safety for years 7-11

Designated Safeguarding Lead Officer for whole school

Oversight of:
Years 7-11

Miss R Byrne

Miss R Byrne

Assistant Head - Director of 6th Form & Leadership

All aspects of Sixth Form relating to targets, quality, standards, recruitment, attendance, behaviour and destinations

University application success


Support Safeguarding Lead

Staff and student leadership

Oversight of:
Year 12 and 13, Physical Education, Performing Arts, HSC

Mrs A Moretta

Mrs A Moretta

Assistant Head - Specialist Provision

Provision for those with additional needs

Alternative provision

Careers education

Health and well-being

Extra-curricular clubs/activities


Assemblies for years 7-11

Multi-cultural issues and British Values

International links


Oversight of:
Personal, Social, Health & Citizenship Education (PSHCE) and Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Mr G Joplin

Mr G Joplin

Assistant Head - Curriculum


All curriculum developments


Technical and applied qualifications

Primary curriculum links

KS4 alternative provision curriculum



Schools Direct

Oversight of:
Art and Design, ICT, Media, Computers

Mr S Cummins

Mr S Cummins

Assistant Head - Academic Support & Teaching & Learning

Assessment, reporting and Data for KS3, 4 and 5

Intervention: Years 7-13 and whole school tracker strategy

All aspects of Teaching and Learning

NQTs, RQTs and new staff programme

CPD and training

Inset days and twilights

Oversight of:
Psychology and MFL

Miss K McArdle

Miss K McArdle

School Business Manager & Company Secretary


Health and safety

Support staff


Extended Senior Leadership Team

Mrs C Walton

Mrs C Walton

Assistant Head - Director of English & Literacy

Mr J Stringer

Mr J Stringer

Assistant Head - Director of Maths & Numeracy