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Brandles School

Part of Larwood Academy Trust

Our Staff


Senior Leadership Team
Headteacher Mr P Smith
Deputy Headteacher Miss N Wilsher
Deputy Headteacher Mr I Reid
Senior Behaviour and Culture Lead Mr J Grover


Trust Staff
Executive Headteacher Mr P Van Der Merwe
Head of Finance and Operations Miss C Cosson
HR Manager  Mrs E O'Brien

Governance and Operations Assistant 

Miss F Lewis

Site Manager Mr A Herd


Teaching Staff
Teacher - Food Technology Miss C Burnham
Teacher - Food Technology Mrs K Croft
Teacher of DT and Construction  Mr M Hunter
Middle Leader – Behaviour and Culture. KS4 Science Mrs A Singleton
Teacher of Outdoor adventure  Mr R Sharp 
Teacher of English Mrs A Fells
Teacher of PE Mr M Ritchie
Teacher of Wellbeing / Cover Supervisor  Mrs C Jaggers 
Teacher of Maths Mr J Baranowski 
Teacher of Maths Dr A Kinis
Teacher of Careers / Wellbeing  Ms M Kayani
Teacher Mr J Wilson
Teacher of Y7 Ms J Wright
Teacher of Performing Arts / Adapted Meaningful Opportunities Mr C Gayle


Support Staff
Pastoral Lead Assistant Mrs N Springham
Student Support Lead Mrs G Hurrell
Literacy Intervention Co-ordinator Ms R Turner
Teaching Assistant Mrs M Aujla
Intervention Lead Miss L Brede 
Teaching Assistant Miss H Langston
Teaching Assistant Miss A Hanson
Teaching Assistant  Miss M Cavanagh
Teaching Assistant Mrs N Samuels 
Teaching Assistant Mr T Crump
Teaching Assistant Mr J Donker
Teaching Assistant Mr S Surridge
Teaching Assistant Ms C Shults
Teaching Assistant Ms K Jarvis 
Family Support Worker Mr G Wiggins
Family Support Worker Mrs S Smith
Support Staff Mr P Fairey
Support Staff Ms K Smith
Support Staff Ms P Smith


Administration & Site Staff
Administrator Mrs B Rogers
Administrator Ms L Tollervey 

IT Technical Advisor

Mr R Adams

Site Manager Mr C Dawson