Staff | Woodhouse Grove School

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

Key Personnel

Key Personnel 
Vanessa BatesOperations & Finance Director
Sam CadmanDirector of Marketing and Commerce
Rachel DoddsPA to the Headmaster and Senior Leadership Team
Katherine HainsworthFinance Manager
Jo AmosAdmissions Manager
Sally Russ Finance Assistant & Transport Coordinator

Teaching staff

Teaching Staff
Francesca AlimundoGeography, RS, Outdoor Education, Boarding
James AllisonHead of Design Technology
Vicky AtkinsSchool Chaplain
Megan BarnesModern Foreign Languages
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
Tom DavisHead of Chemistry
Matthew DawsonHistory
Sarah Dawson Mathematics
Matthew Dobson PE & Games
Kevin EaglestoneAssistant Head (Organisation), Mathematics
Lucy DudleyPsychology, PE & Games
Jane EdgarPhysics
Emma- Jayne Emmott*Art
Kate EnglandChemistry
Laura Evers English
Helen FisherHead of Psychology, Business Studies
Lucy FollosDesign Technology, Head of Vinter House
Chris GarbuttData & Progress Coordinator, Biology, Chemistry
Mark Gill IT
Katy Goodwin-Bates*English
Samantha HarderPhysics
Daniel HigginsMathematics
Lucy HollowayHistory, RE, Head of Atkinson House
Roger HowardPE & Games
Fiona HughesAssistant Head (Pupil Welfare), French, Deputy DSL
Laura HughesStretch & Challenge Co-ordinator, English
Anna InghamLead Practitioner (Teaching & Learning) Biology
Alan Jarvis*French, German
Claire JemmettEnglish, Assistant Head of Learning Support
Andrew JenningsReligious Studies
Kerren JenningsHead of Year 9, 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 Sixth From Academic, English
James LockwoodHeadmaster
Adam Longbottom*Music
Phillip MaddenHead of History, RE
Oliver MantleBusiness Studies, Head of Year 8
Helen MitchellHead of Modern Foreign Languages
Philip MoffatHead of Year 11, Geography
Beth MonkHead of ESOL, Head of Learning Support, English
Matthew Munday*Geography
Claire NottAssistant Head (Curriculum), Mathematics
Emma Nulty Deputy Head, Business
Lisa OakleyHead of English
Caroline Pearce*PE and Games
Andrew Pickles*Head of Art and DT Faculty
Hannah PriestleyDrama and Theatre Studies, Dance
Laura RichardsonHead of Biology
Jonathan RobbHead of Religious Studies, E-officer coordinator
Jangheir ShahChemistry
Rebecca SharpeEnglish, Media Studies, Library
Donna Shoesmith-EvansAssistant Head (Teaching & Learning)Head of Humanities Faculty, History, EPQ
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 10, 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
Louise WatsonBusiness Studies, Economics, Senior Tutor
Rebecca WarnerHistory, Politics, Careers
Louise WatmoughHead of Southerns House, Head of Business Studies & Economics, IT
Katie WebbPE and Games
Fred WenhamPE & Games
Alex Whitlam Head of Boarding, Head of Sixth Form Pastoral
Ruth WickensHead of Geography
Ed WrightDeputy Headmaster (Academic), Mathematics

Support staff

Support Staff  
Operations & Finance Director

Vanessa Bates


PA to the Headmaster, SLT & Secretary to the Governors
Rachel Dodds
Director of Marketing and CommerceSam Cadman
Admissions Manager Jo Amos
Admissions AdministratorSarah Scargill
Marketing AssistantsLindsey McManus, Vani Midgley and Alice Ainsworth
Lettings & Events Manager Hannah Boggie
Finance Manager Katherine Hainsworth
Finance Officer Jackie McGrath
Finance AssistantSally Russ
Accounts Assistant Gemma Keech
Purchase Ledger Clerk Liz O'Leary
Head of Human ResourcesSaima Hussain
HR AssistantAmy Snow
School Office/
Sports Centre Reception
Diane Tanner, Pat Hudson, Lindsay Holmes, Joanne Dolan
D & T Technician Simon Warren
Library Amanda Pinkney, Sally Birkbeck, Jo Stephens
Examinations/Learning Support Alison Humphreys
Examinations Support Debby McLelland
Information & Media Manager Mike Thompson
Database & Audio Visual Support Assistant Jonathan Nield
Catering Manager Franco Caroleo
Head of Maintenance Simon Downing
Maintenance TeamLee Downing
Senior Groundsman Simon Wood
Cleaning Supervisor Janet Dennis
Medical Officer Dr Andrew Wright & Partners (Yeadon HC)
Lead School Nurse Pamela Lowde
School Nurse Sophie Whitehead
Healthcare Assistant Karen Lawson
Laboratory Technicians Philip Dixon (Physics), Jan Pedley (Chemistry), Kath Dixon (Biology)
Miller Girls Boarding House AssistantShirley Crawford
Admin Support & Boarding Transport Jo Wood