Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Staff List


Teaching Staff

Teacher Subject Information
Helen Adams  Food Technology   
David Anderton History / Sociology
Maxine Bowness English
Mark Bromfield PE Deputy Headteacher / PSHE Lead
Megan Capstick English / Drama
Fiona Conway Science / Chemistry  Subject Leader - Science 
Alison Dixon Maths Subject Leader - Maths / Data Lead
Kevin Gough D&T  Subject Leader - D&T
Gary Hartley Headteacher
Ben Heys Maths
Oli Luke

PE / SPOAS Leader

Clarity Williams

English / Literacy

Sarah Newstead English / Media
John O'Doherty Science / Biology Director of Learning and Pastoral Support - Year 7 & 8
Key Stage 2/3 Transition Coordinator
Julie Park IT / Computer Science / Health & Social Care
Helen Paul PE Subject Leader - PE
Julie Percival PSHE
Erica Sayers Geography Joint Subject Leader - Geography
ECT / ITT Coordinator
Claire Slack Science / Biology / Health & Social Care Joint Subject Leader - Science
Rachel Steels History / Tutorial Subject Leader - History
Joint Director of Learning and Pastoral Support - Sixth Form
Catherine Thompson Geography Joint Subject Leader - Geography
Yolanda Vela-Castro Spanish / Art Subject Leader - Modern Foreign Languages
Suzie Wealleans Art Director of Learning and Pastoral Support - Years 9, 10 & 11
Subject Leader - Art
Karen West Music Subject Leader - Music
Lauren Whitehead Drama Subject Leader - Drama
Joint Director of Learning and Pastoral Support - Sixth Form
Richard Wilson Media / IT / History SENCO 
Robin Young Science / Physics
Vanessa Yerbes-Ballesteros  Maths / PSHE



Teaching Assistants

Teaching Assistant
Emma Atkinson
Tracy Dargue
Nikki Birtles
Ruth Price
Ellie Hall

Non-Teaching Staff

Office Staff
Sally McAllister Business Manager
Susan Dickinson Finance Manager
Lesley Hird Administrator
Gemma Richardson Administrator
Heather White Educational Visits Administrator
Katie West Personal Assistant (SLT)
Data Protection Officer
Jacky Ousby SIMS & Systems Manager
Rachel Woof Cover & Exams Manager
Support Staff
Sarah Bell Cover Supervisor, Careers Co-Ordinator & Assistant Exams Officer
Vanessa Yerbes-Ballesteros Assistant Cover Supervisor
Site Assistants
Andy Beagle
Adrian Cottrell
Laboratory / Workshop Technicians
Steve Jaques ICT Network Manager 
Alec Lishman ICT Technician
Vicky Knowles Science Technician
Andy Beagle DT Assistant
Sue Sansom Food Technology / Art Assistant
Mellors Catering Services - Canteen Staff
Sue Hall Unit Manager
Sandra Watson General Kitchen Assistant
Karen Sowerby General Kitchen Assistant
Bulloughs Contract Cleaners
Eden Valley Sports Partnership
Oli Luke Development Manager
Debbie Barr Coach / School Games Organiser
Julie Stephenson Bikeability Instructor / Administrator
Katy Modlin Development Officer (Community & Infrastructure)
Clerk to Governors
Katie West