Student Support Services

Below you will find details of the key staff members responsible for Student Support, all can be contacted on the main school telephone number 0191 496 0026 (their extension numbers are shown)

Full details of our Student Support Services can also be found in the Parent Information Booklet.


Mrs S Maher, Deputy Headteacher

Ext. No: 310

Mr J McCaughey, Senior Pastoral Leader

Ext No: 238


Mr M Phillipson, Assistant Headteacher – Behaviour & Attitudes

Ext. No: 220



Pastoral Leads:

Miss E Herrington, Pastoral Lead – Year 7

Ext. No: 224


Mrs A Hall, Pastoral Lead – Year 8

Ext: No: 239


Mrs T Bensley, Pastoral Lead – Year 9

Ext. No: 240


Mr S Jarvie, Pastoral Lead – Year 10

Ext. No: 226


Mr G Houston, Pastoral Lead – Year 11

Ext. No: 225



Safeguarding Team:

Mrs S Maher, Safeguarding Lead

Ext. No: 310


Mrs S MacPherson, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ext. No: 236


Mr J McCaughey, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ext No: 238


Mr M Phillipson, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Ext. No: 220




Miss M Tillet-Hayes, Attendance Officer

Ext. No: 227



Behaviour Inclusion Support:

Mr M Bolam, BIS Manager

Ext. No: 236


Mrs L Blake, BIS Support Worker

Ext. No: 236


Miss L Emery, BIS Support Worker

Ext No: 236