Abbeywood Community School


Our Team

Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher & Deputies (ID 1032)


Assistant Headteachers (ID 1033)


Key Stage Leaders

The school is organised into three Key Stages under the leadership of: 

KS3 & KS4

Key Stage Leaders

Year 6 & 7 Mr Seb Doyle

Year 8 & 9 Miss Sophie Gilmore & Miss Kerri Woodward

Year 10 & 11 Mr Richard Bendry

Pastoral Manager

Deputy Pastoral Manager

Mrs Karen Harding

Mr Alastair Scott

Heads of Year

Mr Alastair Scott & Ms Naomi Wood (Year 7)

Miss Lisa Bamford (Year 8)

Miss Grace Browning (Year 9)

Mrs Claire Fletcher (Year 10)

Ms Adela Brazil (Year 11) 

Mrs Sarah Phillips (Post 16) 



Director of Post 16

Mrs Gemma Shafto 

Assistant Director of Post 16

Miss Sarah Traynor

Teaching & Support Staff

If you wish to contact a member of staff at the school please email for their attention.

Staff name

Role (s)

Miss Charlotte Albert

Humanities & Head of Hera 

Mr Al'Nas Abrams

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Samantha Appleford


Miss Chloe Arrowsmith


Miss Natalie Ashford


Mrs Tanya Attewell-Smith    


Mrs Ozgecan (Jenna) Aydin

Teaching Assistant

Mr Richard Baker     

Subject Leader PE

Miss Sharon Baldie

Cover Coordinator

Miss Lisa Bamford    

Head of Year 

Family Engagement Support

Young Carers contact

Mr Dominic Bareau

Maths Lead Practitioner

Miss Charlotte Barnes

Data Lead

Mrs Jane Barton

Data & Exams Manager

Mrs Samantha Bawn

Finance Assistant

Mr Sebastian Bawn

Lead Caretaker 

Mr Richard Bendry    

Associate Assistant Head & Humanities and Key Stage Leader (Year 10 & 11) 

Miss Natasha Bennetts

Subject Lead Music 

Miss Megan Bishop

Teaching Assistant

Ms Sally Blackwell

English – 2nd in English

Mr Ashley Bowe  

Design Technology Team Leader

Mr Phil Brand

Site Manager

Mrs Annabelle Brazier

MFL- 2nd in MFL

Ms Adela Brazil

Head of Year 

Mrs Michelle Brinsley

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Sophie Bullock

Social Sciences Faculty Lead 

Mr Max Butcher

Cover Supervisor

Mrs Karina Canwell    


Mr Ignacio Carroceda

MFL & Teaching Assistant

Mr Adam Cartwright   

Design Technology – 2nd in DT

Mr Joseph Cessford

RS Subject Lead - Humanities

Ms Celia (Hei) Chan

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kitty Chan

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Karen Chung

Teaching Assistant

Mr Frank Clarke   

Subject Leader Drama

Miss Jessica Clarke  

Social Sciences

Mr Eoin Condron


Miss Sarah Daly

Lead Cover Supervisor

Mrs Sarah Davies    

Design Technology

Ms Amy Davison

Exams Officer

Mrs Amy Dawson


Mrs Sam Densley

Teaching Assistant

Mr Benjamin Dilley    


Mrs Ying-Lin Donohue


Mr Seb Doyle    

PE & Key Stage Leader (Year 6 - Transition & Year 7)

Miss Rosie Driscoll


Miss Caroline Eastes   

Cover Supervisor

Mrs Georgia Ellis

English & Literacy Lead

Mr James England

Specialist Maths & English Teacher

Mr Michael Esposito

Engineering Technician

Ms Samantha Evans

Intervention & Science Teacher

Mrs Melanie Feltham

Cover Supervisor

Miss Shakya Fernando

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Emma Fisher


Mrs Claire Fletcher

Head of Year 

Mr Adam Fletcher

DT & Art Technician

Mr Steve Fowler


Mrs Carla Gaetani

Administration Assistant

Ms Zeba Ghazal

Teaching Assistant

Miss Sophie Gilmore  

PE & Key Stage Leader (Year 8 & 9)

Mr Charlie Gingell


Miss Hayley Golding


Mr  Tony Goldsmith


Mr Alex Gordon

Design Technology

Miss Lauren Gore

Art, Photography & DT

Dr Nicholas Gover


Mr Alan Griffin


Miss Kayleigh Griffiths    


Mrs Rebecca Grigg    

Administration Assistant

Mrs Jane Guy   


Mrs Michelle Hall

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Jane Harding    

Assistant SENCo KS4

Mrs Karen Harding  

Designated Safeguarding Lead, Associate Leader & Pastoral Manager 

Mr Simon Hardy    

Associate Assistant Head & Team Leader Maths 

Ms Sarah Harvie     

Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms Jane Hatfield     

School Counsellor

Mrs Suad Hirad

Teaching Assistant

Ms Wendy Holbourn

Pastoral Admin Support

Ms Yan Man Joyce Hui

Teaching Assistant

Ms Rosie Hunt


Mr Oliver Hurst


Mr Peter Idaewoh

Teaching Assistant

Mr Sam Jeeves   

Subject Lead Science

Mrs Mira Jenkins      

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Elizabeth Jones      

Assistant SENCo KS3

Mrs Tammy Jones  

Design Technology

Mr Gareth Keel

Head of History

Mrs Jane Knight    

Attendance Administrator

Ms Cynthia Leung

Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms Sanny Lee

Teaching Assistant

Mr John Lewis   

Teaching Assistant

Mr Jonathan Ley  


Ms Katerina Likou


Mr Jose Llanos    


Mrs Nicola Lopeman  

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Hannah Luff


Miss Alisha Macleod


Ms Najma Mahamoud

Teaching Assistant

Miss Laura Mahoney   


Ms Cindy Man

Teaching Assistant

Miss Sophie Maxted

English & Head of Athena - PSHE Lead

Mr Walter McAteer

Religious Studies

Miss Ruby McIlroy


Mrs Samantha Milkins  

Lead SEMH Teaching Assistant 

Miss Sophie Molyneux

Administration Assistant

Mrs Natalie Morgan

Administration Assistant

Mrs Wai Man NG

Science Technician

Mr Michael Norris    

Careers Advisor and WEX Co-Ordinator (CEAIG)

Mrs Maouya Nouas   

French - Faculty Leader MFL

Miss Carla Nubla

Cover Supervisor

Mr Jamie O'Driscoll


Mrs Susan O’Neill   

SEN Admin Support

Mrs Elizabeth O'Sullivan

Senior Finance Assistant

Ms Celeste Pachner


Mrs Agnes Pataki

Teaching Assistant

Ms Eleni Patinioti

EAL Teaching Assistant

Mr Robert Perry  


Mrs Sarah Phillips     

Head of Year (Post 16)

Mr Andrew Poole

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Vasumathi Prasad    

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Debra Pring   

Office Manager

Mr Mark Rogers

Lettings Assistant

Mrs Phil Rouet

Assistant Headteacher 

Mr James Roy

Maths - 2nd in Maths 

Mr Stephen Rutherford


Mr Alastair Scott

Head of Year, deputy Pastoral Manager & Head of Zeus 

Mr Greg Seal   

Associate Leader & 2nd in Science       

Mrs Gemma Shafto    

Associate Assistant Head & Director of Post 16     

Ms Amanda Shek

PA to Headteacher & Operations Lead

Miss Anastasia Sidiropoulou

Teaching Assistant

Ms Anna Sims

Assistant Headteacher

Mr James Sisson


Miss Laura Smale    


Mr Peter Smart

Associate Assistant Head & Subject lead ICT & Computing

Ms Helen Smith


Mrs Holly Sole

Administration Assistant

Ms Kate Stanleigh

Team Lead Humanities & Associate Assistant Head

Ms Cary-Leigh Steenberg

Admin Support & First Aider

Mr Jacob Sutherland


Ms Keira Swansbury  

Y6 Transition and Y7 Assistant SENCO

Ms Marina Symonds


Mr Nathan Taylor     


Ms Wendy Taylor   

Leadership Support Administrator

Mrs Teresa Teale    

Technician (Food/Textiles)

Miss Daisy Tipping

English & Head of Apollo 

Mr Ioannis Trakas 


Miss Sarah Traynor  

History  & 2nd in Post 16

Mr Joe Trott

Performing Arts Technician

Mr Lewis Tulodziecki


Ms Angel Tung

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Michelle Twigg

Team Lead Art & Photography 

Mrs Alison Volkmer

Finance Manager

Miss Fiona Wallace

Lead Teaching Assistant

Miss Ceri Ward  

Team Leader English. Assistant Headteacher (temporary)

Mr Alex West

Science Technician

Mr Iain Williams

Head of Engineering

Mrs Kate Williams

Assistant Headteacher, SENDCo

Miss Natisha Wynter

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Naomi Wood

Head of Year 7

Miss Kerri Woodward   

Science & Key Stage Leader (Year 8 & 9)