Our Staff

  • Executive Principal
    • Gavin Smith

      Executive Principal

  • Vice Principal
    • Robert Davighi

  • PAs
    • Joanna Harrington

      PA to Vice Principal (on maternity leave)

    • Susan Hannigan

      PA to Executive Principal

    • Karolina Lizakowska

      PA to Vice Principal

  • Finance Director
    • Marc Lewis

      Finance Director

  • Academy Leadership Team
    • Gavin Smith

      Executive Principal

    • Robert Davighi

      Vice Principal

    • Ronnie Smylie

      Associate Vice Principal

    • Sara Crute-Mussell

      Assistant Principal: Inclusion and SENCo

    • Ertunc Hussein

      Assistant Principal: Student Progress

    • John Keohane

      Assistant Principal: Teaching and Learning

    • Jane Snowsill

      Assistant Principal: Wellbeing

    • Dan Corby

      Assistant Principal: Director of Sixth Form

    • David Booker

      Chaplain

    • Marc Lewis

      Finance Director

  • Chaplaincy
    • David Booker

      Chaplain

  • Director of Year 11
    • Richard Roper

      Director of Year 11

  • Heads of House
    • Janay Taiwo

      Head of Bow

    • Matthew Long

      Head of Holborn

    • Ryan Head

      Head of Ludgate

    • Carl Steward

      Head of Piccadilly

    • Rachel Nelson

      Head of Strand

    • Amelia Kounnou

      Head of Walbrook

    • Ruth Bangs

      Head Of House

    • Lorna Constable

      Head of Ludgate (on Maternity Leave)

  • Sixth Form
    • Dan Corby

      Director of Sixth Form

    • Katie Lindsay

      Head of Year 13

    • Lizzy Kelly

      Sixth Form Learning Mentor

    • Libby Rahman

      Sixth Form Learning Mentor

    • Duncan Bayly

      Head of Year 12

  • English
    • Jennifer Jose

      Assistant Head of English (on maternity leave)

    • Eleanor Forrester

      Acting Head of English Department, Lead for Key Stage 3 and 4

    • Jennifer Cameron

      Acting Head of English, Lead for Key Stage 5

    • Ciara Sutherland

      Acting Head English Department, Lead for Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 (on Maternity Leave)

    • David Booker

      Chaplain and Teacher of English

    • Beth Goddard

      Teacher of English (on Maternity Leave)

    • Katie Lindsay

      Teacher of English

    • James McCann

      Teacher of English

    • Dana Ellis

      Teacher of English

    • Jodie Commons

      Teacher of English

    • Lauralee Lewis

      Teacher of English

    • Martina Gannon

      Teacher of English

    • Kenechi Ezifula

      Teacher of English

    • Jayne Bailey

      Teacher of English

  • Mathematics
    • Jamie De Verteuil

      Head of Mathematics

    • Leonie Gafson

      Assistant Head of Mathematics

    • Dorota Scott

      Assistant Head of Mathematics

    • Gill Brander

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Ben Cowley

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Ryan Head

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Dilek Degirmenci

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Woody Lewenstein

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Soriah Morris

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Rachel Nelson

      Teacher of Mathematics

    • Hina Bhatti

      Teacher of Mathematics

  • Science
    • Amer Malik

      Head of Science

    • Kauser Syed

      Assistant Head of Science & Head of Chemistry

    • Kerry Ann Smith

      Head of Biology

    • Gillian Cairns

      Head of Physics

    • Eleanor Dixon

      Teacher of Science

    • Dev Juddoo

      Teacher of Science

    • Emma Porter

      Teacher of Science

    • Richard Roper

      Teacher of Science

    • Avital Shirazi

      Teacher of Science & Key Stage 3 Coordinator

    • Vijaylaxmi Talma

      Teacher of Science

    • Louise Pattni

      Teacher of Science

    • Mehreen Sayed

      Teacher of Science

    • Mia Keating

      Teacher of Science

  • Art
    • Niki Neocleous

      Head of Art

    • Vanessa Goulding

      Teacher of Art

  • Drama
    • Sophie Leader

      Head of Performing Arts

    • Janay Taiwo

      Teacher of Drama

    • Dena Babanari

      Teacher of Drama

  • Humanities
    • Victoria Gill

      Head of Geography

    • Claire Simmonds

      Head of History

    • Ruth Bangs

      Teacher of History

    • Shanaz Begum

      Teacher of Geography

    • William Ponsonby

      Teacher of History and Student Voice Coordinator

    • Carl Steward

      Teacher of History

    • Jonathan Amer

      Teacher of Geography

    • Gavin Smith

      Teacher of Geography

  • Individual Needs
    • Sara Crute-Mussell

      Assistant Principal: Inclusion and SENCo

    • Gill Brander

      Assistant SENCo

    • Haley Lawrence

      Inclusion Manager

    • Susan Knight

      Inclusion Co-Ordinator and Cover Manager

    • Sarah McKee

      Higher Level Teaching Assistant

    • Stella Paphitis

      Higher Level Teaching Assistant

    • Jacqueline Marr

      Teaching Assistant

    • Christine Tarboton

      Teaching Assistant

    • Richard Wood

      Higher Level Teaching Assistant

    • Stephen Donoho

      Teaching Assistant

    • Pegah Dogaheh

      Teaching Assistant

    • Damien Hine

      Teaching Assistant

    • Sevgi Cifci

      Teaching Assistant

    • Marina Sugak

      Teaching Assistant

  • Languages
    • Dr Claire Bisdorff

      Head of Modern Foreign Languages (on Maternity Leave)

    • Jin Munn Cheung

      Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

    • Lizzie Fisher

      Acting Head of Modern Foreign Languages

    • Amelia Kounnou

      Teacher of French and Spanish

    • Shamina Gaffoor

      Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

    • Sophie Lynch

      Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

  • Music
    • Delyth Ablett

      Head of Music

    • Amy Sampson

      Teacher of Music

  • Physical Education
    • Lian Miveld

      Head of PE

    • Ryan Head

      Teacher of PE

    • Matthew Long

      Teacher of PE

    • Gary Smith

      PE Technician

    • Nicole Cara

      Teacher of PE

  • Product Design and Computing
    • Richard Simonot

      Head of Product Design and Computing

    • Kristy Bradnum

      Lead Teacher of Computer Science

    • Lorna Constable

      Teacher of Product Design (on Maternity Leave)

    • Elliot Walker

      Teacher of Product Design

    • Alex Forsyth

      Teacher of Product Design

  • Religious Education
    • Matthew Gorman

      Head of Religious Education

    • Bejal Patel

      Teacher of Religious Education

    • Joel Olsder

      Teacher of Religious Education

  • Social Sciences
    • Peter Thompson

      Head of Social Sciences

    • Sam Barker

      Lead Teacher of Business & Economics

    • Duncan Bayly

      Lead Teacher of Psychology & EPQ

    • John Keohane

      Assistant Principal

    • Ronnie Smylie

      Teacher of Social Science

    • Bejal Patel

      Teacher of Social Sciences

  • Reception
    • Athena Panayiotou

      Primary Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

    • Suchitra Kothare

      Receptionist

  • Finance
    • Christine Kasper

      Finance Manager

    • Levi Flynn

      Finance Manager

    • Laura Vroobel

      Senior Finance Assistant

  • Cover Supervisors
    • Georgina Evangelou

      Cover Supervisor

  • Librarian
    • Nicky Raddon

      Librarian

  • Administration
    • Maria Bigg

      Office Manager

    • Emily Shaw

      Senior Administrator

    • Dawn Harrington

      Attendance Officer

    • Georgina Jones

      Reprographics Officer

    • Katrina Kyriakides

      Administrative Assistant

    • Stephen Saunders

      Administrative Assistant

    • Pauline Tierney

      Welfare Officer

    • Teresa Cole-Robson

      Administrative Assistant

  • Examinations and Data
    • Barry Legg

      Data Manager

    • Vivienne Tomkinson

      Examinations Officer

  • ICT Support
    • Shahriar Tabrizi

      ICT Network Manager

    • Oliver Hubbard

      IT Technician

    • Rudy MacClay

      IT Technician

    • Trevor Man

      IT Technician

  • Technicians
    • John Allen

      Senior ADT Technician

    • Sonal Dosa

      Senior Science Technician

    • Shamrooza Majeeth

      Science Technician

  • Facilities
    • Andy Newport

      Premises Manager

    • Angelo Dipierro

      Assistant Premises Manager

    • David Lingard

      Site Services Officer

@Wren_Academy

  • 21 January The CP team have been out and about today at Lilian Baylis Technology College as part of the programme. A great visit day and discussions had with colleagues and
  • 19 January Learning all about Africa in Year 2 today!! Read more
  • 17 January We had a constructive meeting at the Department for Education today regarding the site at Chase Farm. We cannot say more than that at the moment but will hopefully be able to provide more information by mid-February - watch this space! Read more
  • 16 January Well done to students who received offers from Cambridge University this week: Dominic - Modern & Medieval Langauges at Pembroke College Arthur - Engineering at PeterhouseCollege Jack - Education at Emmanuel College ; ; Read more
  • 11 January Update on coaches...now expected to arrive from 3.45...issues on A1 but all well! Read more
  • 11 January Please expect residential students to be back at 3.30. Thanks to all staff of Wren and PGL for a great trip! Read more