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.

Miss N Sullivan

Miss N Sullivan

Senior Deputy Headteacher - Student Services & Wellbeing

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 10 and 11 (KS4), Art & Design.

Mrs N Rogers

Mrs N Rogers

Deputy Headteacher - Curriculum & Standards

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

Responsible for all assessment, data and reporting.

Designated teacher for Child Looked After (CLA).

Overall responsibility for all disadvantaged students 7-11 (KS4).


Governor links.


Oversight of: 
Science, English, History, Modern Foreign Languages, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Miss R Byrne

Miss R Byrne

Senior Assistant Headteacher - Director of 6th Form & Leadership

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

University application success.


6th form scholars.

Staff and student leadership.

KS5 Safeguarding Officer.

KS5 Child Looked After (CLA).


New staff.

Oversight of:
Years 12 and 13, Health Studies and Sociology.

Mrs C Walton

Mrs C Walton

Assistant Headteacher - Director of Quality and Standards at KS4 (Pastoral and Academic)

Student achievement and progress at KS4.

Pupil Premium coach in KS4.

Student Support in KS4.

Creating a positive ethos in KS4.

Rewards and sanctions in KS4.

KS4 Safeguarding Officer.

Oversight of:
English, RE.

Mr J Stringer

Mr J Stringer

Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum


Cross-curricular project – subject committees.



Post 16 numeracy and literacy Level 2 provision.

Whole school testing and assessments (Year 8 Skills Tests).

Primary links – curriculum and marketing.

Oversight of:
Mathematics, ICT, Media and Computers, STEM.

Miss D Smith

Miss D Smith

Assistant Headteacher - Director of KS3

Responsible for creating a positive ethos withing KS3, encouraging a positive attitude to learning in a climate of reward and success.

Lead on student progress in KS3.

Lead on student behaviour in KS3.

Lead on student guidance and support in KS3.

Support student extra-curricular experience within KS3.

Responsibility for Year 7 residential trip.

KS3 Child Looked After (CLA).


Oversight of:
Years 7, 8 and 9 (KS3)

Mr J Horman

Mr J Horman

Assistant Headteacher - Student Services


Deputy Safeguarding Officer.

External Agencies.

T&L curriculum – KS3.

Low ability bands – provision & standards.


Vocational/Alternative Curriculum.


Punctuality (Year 7-11).

KS4 Child Looked After (CLA).

Learning Zone.

Oversight of:
Food Technology

Mrs J Kaloumenos

Mrs J Kaloumenos

Assistant Headteacher - Achievement and Aspirations

Disadvantaged Student Coordinator (Pupil Premium).

Intervention cohorts (Years 7-11).

All intervention staff.


Catch-up Programme.

Eco Schools.


International Curriculum Links (trips and school links).

Record of Achievement.

Oversight of:
Psychology, Performing Arts, RE, PSHCE, Geography and Careers and Aspirations.

Miss K McArdle

Miss K McArdle

School Business Manager & Company Secretary


Health and safety.

Support staff.


Oversight of:
Duke of Edinburgh (DofE), Home-School Communication.

Mr M Reid

Mr M Reid

Associate Assistant Headteacher

Teaching and Learning focus.

Teaching and Learning projects.

E-Learning – G Suite for Education.

Lead Researchers.

Making it Stick – learning support programmes for all students and parents.


Parent communication and engagement.


Open evening marketing.

Oversight of:

Miss S Woolsey

Miss S Woolsey

Associate Assistant Headteacher - Director of English & Whole School Literacy

KS3, KS4 and KS5 English.

Whole School Literacy Projects.

Literacy across the curriculum.

Literacy intervention.

Oversight of:
English Team and LRC Manager