The Grove Staff

Senior Management Team 
James LockwoodHeadmaster
Emma Nulty Deputy Head, Business
Anthony CadmanDeputy Head (Pastoral), Physical Education
Edward WrightDeputy Head (Academic), Mathematics
Claire Nott Assistant Head (Curriculum), Mathematics
Kevin EaglestoneAssistant Head (Organisation), Mathematics
Fiona HughesAssistant Head (Pupil Welfare), French
Donna Shoesmith-EvansAssistant Head (Teaching and Learning), History
Simon VernonAssistant Head (Boarding and Compliance), Physical Education

Key Personnel

Key Personnel 
Vanessa BatesOperations & Finance Director
Jonathan AlldayDirector Digital Strategy
Sam CadmanHead of Marketing and Commerce
Sally HargraveHeadmaster's Personal Assistant
Jo AmosAdmissions Manager
Sally Russ Transport Coordinator

Teaching staff

Teaching Staff
Francesca AlimundoGeography, RS, Outdoor Education, Boarding
Carolyn Allday Learning Support
Jonathan AlldayDirector of Digital Strategy
James AllisonHead of Design Technology
Stephen ArchdaleSpeech and Drama
Vicky AtkinsSchool Chaplain
Nathan BarrPE and Games, Head of Stephenson House Boarding Tutor, Mathematics
Alexandra BarronHead of Year 7, French and German
Edward BeanHead of Physics
Paul BorringtonHead of Cricket, PE
Anthony CadmanDeputy Head (Pastoral), Designated Safeguarding Lead PE and Games
Patsy Charlton*Art
Emma Corson Modern Foreign Languages
Andrew CrawfordMusic, Mathematics, Theatre Manager, Head of Findlay House
Charlotte CouperHead of Drama and Theatre Studies
Katy CurtisPE and Games, Head of Academic PE
Matthew DawsonHistory
Sarah Dawson Mathematics
Matthew Dobson PE & Games
Tom DavisHead of Chemistry
Kevin EaglestoneAssistant Head (Organisation), Mathematics
Jane EdgarPhysics
Kate EnglandChemistry
Laura Evers English
Helen FisherHead of Psychology, Business Studies
Lucy FollosDesign Technology, Head of Atkinson House
Chris GarbuttData & Progress Coordinator, Biology, Chemistry
Katy Goodwin-Bates*English
Samantha HarderPhysics
David HoleChemistry, Senior Day Housemaster, School Council Co-ordinator
Lucy HollowayHistory, RE, Head of Vinter House
Roger HowardFoundation Director, PE & Games
Fiona HughesAssistant Head (Pupil Welfare), French, Deputy DSL
Laura HughesStretch & Challenge Co-ordinator, English
Anna InghamLead Practitioner (Teaching & Learning) Biology
Alan JarvisFrench, German,
Robin Jones PE and Games
Claire JemmettEnglish, Assistant Head of Learning Support
Andrew JenningsReligious Studies, Head of Year 13
Kerren JenningsAssistant Head of Year 7, Assistant Director of Sport, PE and Games
Matthew KeeganEnglish
Anna KerrHead of Mathematics
Daniel KingDirector of Sport
Peter Lambert*French, German
Ellie LandyChemistry, Biology
Vicky Limbert Head of Year 12, English
James LockwoodHeadmaster
Adam Longbottom*Music
Phillip MaddenHead of History, RE
Oliver MantleHead of Business Studies, Head of Year 10
Lorna McCreaMathematics
Helen MitchellHead of Modern Foreign Languages
Philip MoffatHead of Year 9, Geography
Beth MonkHead of ESOL, Head of Learning Support, English
Matthew MundayGeography
Claire NottAssistant Head (Curriculum), Mathematics
Emma Nulty Deputy Head, Business
Lisa OakleyHead of English
Caroline Pearce*PE and Games, Head of Girls Boarding
Andrew PicklesHead of Art and DT Faculty
Hannah PriestleyDrama and Theatre Studies, Dance
Laura RichardsonHead of Biology
Jonathan RobbHead of Religious Studies, E-officer coordinator
Julie RussellICT
Tom RyderPE and Games, Biology
Rebecca SharpeEnglish, Media Studies, Library
Donna Shoesmith-EvansAssistant Head (Teaching & Learning)Head of Humanities Faculty, History, EPQ
Arnie SidebottomCricket Professional
Polly SlaterESOL, Boarding Tutor
Eleanor SmithMathematics
Dawn SmithDesign & Technology
Lauren SmithModern Languages
Chris SoftleyDirector of Sixth Form, PE and Games
Claire Spencer Business Studies, Economics, Careers, Head of Towlson House
Harriet SpillerArt
David SugdenHead of Year 8, Mathematics
Phillip TeddDirector of Music, Director of Performing Arts
Georgie Thompson PE and Games, Head of Netball
Rebecca VernonHead of Wellbeing, PE and Games, Head of PSHE
Simon VernonAssistant Head (Boarding & Compliance), PE and Games
Louise WatsonHead of Year 11, Business Studies, Economics, Senior Tutor
Rebecca WarnerHistory, Politics, Careers
Louise WatmoughHead of Southerns House, Head of Business Studies & Economics, IT
Katie WebbPE and Games
Alex Whitlam Head of Boys' Boarding
Ruth WickensHead of Geography
Gareth WilliamsHead of Science Faculty, Physics
Ed WrightDeputy Headmaster (Academic), Mathematics

Support staff

Support Staff  
Operations & Finance Director

Vanessa Bates


Secretary to the Governors
Carol Davis
Headmaster’s Personal Assistant

Sally Hargrave
Head of Marketing and CommerceSam Cadman
Admissions Manager Jo Amos
Admissions AssistantSarah Scargill
Marketing AssistantsLindsey McManus and Vani Midgley
Lettings & Events Manager Hannah Boggie
Sports Centre SupervisorToby Waterhouse
Finance Manager David Ainsworth
Finance Officer Jackie McGrath
Finance AssistantSally Russ
School Office/
Sports Centre Reception
Diane Tanner, Pat Hudson, Lindsay Holmes, Katie Neald, Sally Chew
Art Technician Andrew Holdsworth
D & T Technician Simon Warren
Theatre Technician Toby Middleton
Library Amanda Pinkney, Sally Birkbeck, Sarah Lockwood, Jo Stephens
Examinations/Learning Support Alison Humphreys
Information & Media Manager Mike Thompson
Catering Manager Franco Caroleo
Head of Maintenance Simon Downing
Senior Caretaker Ted Webster
Senior Groundsman Simon Wood
Cleaning Supervisor Janet Dennis
Medical Officer Dr Andrew Wright & Partners (Yeadon HC)
School Nurses Alison Midgley,
Laboratory Technicians Philip Dixon (Physics), Jan Pedley (Chemistry), Kath Dixon (Biology)
Purchase Ledger Clerk Liz O'Leary
Senior Leadership Team PA & HR AssistantAmy Snow
Admin Support & Boarding Transport Jo Wood