Contacting Staff

If you would like to contact a member of staff, please click on their name below and an email to them will be automatically generated. This is the best way to contact staff, who do not have regular access to phones during the school day, so we do ask you to use email in the first instance.

Before you do so, please read our communications structure which will help guide you to the correct person:Communications Structure 2022-23

Bolingbroke Academy aims to empower excellence in a sustainable way. To ensure the work/life balance of its staff, work-related communication will be read from 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday during term time. Within this timeframe, staff endeavour to respond to all communications within 48 working hours. 

Staff list 2022-2023

Core Team

Ms C Edis Principal
Ms J Green Vice Principal: KS3 / Curriculum Leadership and Development
Ms C Orchin Assistant Principal: Director of Sixth Form / Destinations (maternity leave)
Ms V Hill  Assistant Principal: Director of Sixth Form / Destinations (maternity cover)
Mr T Rye Assistant Principal: Key Stage 4 / Digital Strategy
Ms L Scott Assistant Principal: Safeguarding and Personal Development
Ms C Tibbetts Assistant Principal: Curriculum / STEM

Heads of Year

Ms E Spurrier Head of Year 7
Ms S Funnell Head of Year 8
Mr J Antonelli Head of Year 9
Mr J Thomas Head of Year 10
Ms J Lawrence Head of Year 11
Ms K Worner Head of Year 12
Ms I Alabi Head of Year 13

Subject Teachers 


Creative and Performing Arts

Head of Department: Ms H Gougeon

Head of Music: Ms B Stone

Ms J Murphy

Ms S Nahas (technician)

Ms F Riley

Mr J Thomas



Head of Department Ms C Wilson

Ms I Alabi

Ms E Ardalan

Ms M Barry

Ms J Green

Mr A Jackson

Ms C Meddle

Ms C Orchin

Mr K Withey



Head of Department: Ms M Taylor

Mr J Antonelli

Ms S Funnell

Ms A Garrard

Mr C Newey

Mr Z Tanveer

Ms K Worner



Head of Department: Ms S Davidson* (maternity leave) / Ms M Rowan (maternity cover)

Ms S Gale

Mr N Gates

Ms V Hill

Mr S Johnston

Ms K Rogers

Ms C Tibbetts

Ms N Tiemann



Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Department: Ms C Simmonet

Mr C Ackermann

Ms S Evans

Ms S Hatia-Khawaja


Physical Education

Head of Department: Ms A Hudspith

Mr A Hanson

Mr S Gormer (Sports Coach)

Mr S Hall (Sports Coach)



Head of Department: Ms E Duncan
Mr O Armstrong
Ms K Blevins
Mr A Chapman
Mr R Forster (Computer Science)
Ms E Jenkins
Ms S Jinah (technician)
Ms J Lawrence
Mr O Matthews
Ms S Maynard
Ms L Mosley
Ms K Rogers (Computer Science)
Mr T Rye
Mr S Singh
Ms E Spurrier
Dr M Taylor*


Ms J Murphy Head of Inclusion
Ms E Keane Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager
Mr E Ajie Learning Support Assistant
Ms N Calder Learning Support Assistant
Mr M Collymore Inclusion Coordinator
Ms S Datoo Lead Learning Support Assistant
Ms A Dawkins Learning Support Assistant
L Drysdale Learning Support Assistant
Ms L Mahabir Learning Support Assistant
Ms D Nicholas-Brown Learning Support Assistant
Ms H Sameja Learning Support Assistant


Mr B Pratt Operations Manager
Ms J Moltrasi Operations Supervisor
Mr P Parker Premises Assistant


Ms A Ladipo Office Manager
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Ms R Anderson Finance Officer
Ms E Burrell Receptionist / Attendance Officer
Mr S Burslem Data and Examinations Officer
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Ms E Samson PA to the Principal / Admissions Manager
Ms G Savin Finance Manager

Education Support

Ms K Robinson Research and Development Lead
Ms M Cunningham Education Welfare Officer
Ms E Kacani Cover Supervisor
Ms A Madert School Nurse
Ms P Wilcox Lead Cover Supervisor


Ms M Lepherd Catering Manager
Ms D Pricopciuc Chef
Ms L Heslop Catering Assistant
Ms S Lazaridi Catering Assistant
Ms E Rodrigues Kitchen Porter
Mr J Urey Kitchen Porter

Peripatetic Music Tutors

Mr J Alexander Brass
Mr A Bonfante Woodwind
Mr S Torodov Piano
Mr A Beveridge Guitar
Mr J Prime Drums
Ms T Sandhofer Woodwind
Ms E Kirby-Ashmore Voice
Ms A Peters Voice
Ms A Parker Voice and LAMDA
Ms A Sodipe Violin