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Headteacher William Deighan

Headteacher William Deighan photographed by Adam Bronkhorst  

Who's who at Varndean School?

For a comprehensive list of who's who at the school, please see the list of staff by department below. For a guide to the Senior Leadership Team and their roles, please see the SLT roles document. You may also wish to see our Senior Staff and Governors page.

 

Lennox School

  • Shelley Baker

    Head of Lennox School/ Deputy Headteacher

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  • Emma Sutton

    Lennox School Leader

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Angelou School

  • Vicky Anstiss

    Head of Angelou School/ Deputy Head teacher/ Safeguarding Lead

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  • Sam Whiteman

    Deputy Head of Angelou School, PE Teacher

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  • Fiona Hall

    Angelou School Student Manager

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  • Lorina Ventura

    Angelou School Leader

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Russell School

  • Maria Rose

    Russell School Leader

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  • Gareth Hughes

    Head of Russell School /Deputy Head teacher

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  • Abigail Holder

    Deputy Head of Russell School

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Turing School

  • Andy Roberts

    Head of Turing School

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  • Georgina Maltby

    Deputy Head of Turing School, Technology teacher

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  • Rachel Christy

    Turing School Leader

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  • Donna Mills

    Turing School Leader

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Ellis School

  • Laura Fairbank

    Head of Ellis School

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  • Sandra Knights

    Deputy Head of Ellis School, History Teacher, Consultant Tutor

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  • Caroline Ball

    Ellis School Leader

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  • Donna Mills

    Ellis School Leader

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Administration

  • Jasmine Lewin-Hamilton

    Reception Manager

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  • Karen Doherty

    Reception and Admin

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  • Alex Beyfus

    Data Manager

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  • Pamela Fulton

    Admin Assistant: ILS

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  • Sylvia Chinamora

    Washroom Supervisor

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  • Teresa Dee

    School Governance Support Officer

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  • Jo Barnes

    Reception Manager

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Attendance & Safeguarding

  • Kerry Tester

    Deputy Safeguarding officer

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  • Andrew Symes

    Educational Welfare Officer

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  • Diane McNamara

    Attendance Officer

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Art & Design

  • Helen Sevink

    Head of Art and Design

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  • Sue Attia

    Art and Design Teacher

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  • Claire Cossey

    Art and Design Teacher and Displays Coordinator

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  • Claudia Sweeting

    Art and Design Teacher

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  • Beverley Skingle

    Faculty Department Assistant: Art and Design

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Business Studies

  • Fran Perry

    Business Studies Teacher

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Character Education

  • Amanda Carroll

    Careers Advisor

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Computing

  • Maria Prasanna

    Computing Teacher

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Dance

  • Helen MacDonald

    Head of Dance

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  • Phoebe Head

    Dance Teacher

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Drama

  • Jolie Bartley

    Head of Drama

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  • Jamie Trott

    Drama Teacher

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English & Media Studies

  • Dawn Gillam

    Head of English

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  • Miracle Weir

    English Teacher

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  • Zoe Bolton

    English Teacher

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  • David Fouracre

    Head of Media Studies and English Teacher

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  • Nicole Hayes

    English Teacher

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  • Elise James

    English Teacher, Raising Standards Team

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  • Richard Melly

    English Teacher

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  • James Rayment

    English Teacher

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  • Lipi Sanyal

    English Teacher

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  • Sarah Wenn

    English Teacher/Lead Professional

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  • Kieran O'Sullivan

    English Teacher

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  • Will Tyas

    English Teacher

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  • Tatiana Khalfa

    English Teacher

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  • Nikki Whiting

    English Intervention Teacher

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  • Elaine Kiely

    Faculty/Departmental Assistant for English

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Exams

  • Chris Manville

    Examinations Officer

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Finance & HR

  • Lynn Hill

    Director of Finance and Operations

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  • Ghyllan Farley

    Finance Officer

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  • Simon Pang

    Pay Roll Officer

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Geography

  • Kate Barnes

    Head of Geography

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  • Lloyd Durbin

    Geography Teacher

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  • Adam Michaels

    Geography Teacher

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Heads Office and Marketing & Communications

  • William Deighan

    Headteacher

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  • Molly Goodchild

    Heads PA and Recruitment

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  • Beth Shanahan

    Marketing, Communications & Admissions officer

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Health & Social Care

  • Aurelie Elder

    Head of Health and Social Care

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History

  • Anita Turner

    Head of History

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  • Craig Hunter

    History Teacher

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  • Nicola Wright

    History Teacher

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  • Max Rowe

    Cover Supervisor

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Individual Learning Support Department and Inclusion

  • Judith Ford

    Assistant Headteacher Head of Progress and Learning

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  • Emma Saadatzadeh

    Deputy Head of Progress and Learning

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IT Services

  • Terry Bradford

    IT Network Manager

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  • Ian Edwards

    Network Operations Manager

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  • Adrian Lee

    IT Technician

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  • Steve Howell

    Reprographics and Design Technician

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  • Joseph Peck

    IT Apprentice

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Languages

  • Lorraine Newman

    Head of Languages

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  • Stacey Corken

    Languages Teacher

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  • Suzanne Bryant

    Languages Teacher

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  • Jenny Huggett

    Languages Teacher

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  • Barbara Howard

    Languages Teacher

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  • James Waite

    Languages Teacher

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Library

  • Judith Hodson

    School Archivist

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  • Daniel Katz

    School Librarian

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Mathematics

  • Nicola Raven

    Head of Mathematics

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  • Kieran Colverd

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Nigel Copp

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Noel German

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Antony Herbert

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Oshi Madders

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Daniel Thomas

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Francis Wheeley

    Mathematics Lead Professional KS4

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  • Enrique Varea Calvo

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Summaya Asif

    Mathematics Teacher

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  • Ted Abramson

    Mathematics Intervention Support

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  • Farshad Tahzib

    Faculty Departmental Assistant for Mathematics

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Medical Centre

  • Caroline Heath

    Medical Officer

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Music

  • David Berliner

    Director of Music

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  • Lorna Denman

    Music Teacher

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  • Aidan Scanlon

    Performing Arts Technician

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Physical Education

  • Calum Thomas

    Head of Physical Education

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  • Angela Simmonds

    Teacher i/c of Girls P.E.

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  • Rebbecca Chamberlain

    Physical Education Teacher

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  • Tim Clarke

    Physical Education Teacher / IAG / Curriculum Development Manager

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  • Thomas Lightfoot

    Physical Education Teacher

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  • Stuart Tuck

    Physical Education Technician

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  • Jemma Whitley

    Physical Education Teacher

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Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy & Ethics

  • Rebecca Sinclair

    Head of Religious Studies & Sociology

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  • Sean Trelawny

    Religious Studies Teacher

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  • Karen Cooke

    Religious Studies Teacher

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  • Dylan Owen

    Librarian, Psychology Teacher, Philosophy and Ethics Teacher, Religious Studies Teacher

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School Counsellor

  • Luke Palmer

    School Counsellor

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Science

  • John Lamb

    Head of Science

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  • Jacob Collins

    Science Teacher / Lead Professional

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  • Laura Bush

    Science Teacher

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  • Nuria Martinez Garcia

    Science Teacher

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  • Louise Tomlinson

    Science Teacher

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  • Andrew Timmins

    Science Teacher

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  • Callum Brown

    Science Teacher

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  • Naomi Wanstall

    Science Teacher

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  • Ciara McGinley

    Science Teacher

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  • Sara Connolly

    Science Teacher

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  • Charlotte Clayton

    Science Teacher

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  • Marie Hills

    Faculty Departmental Assistant for Science

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  • Hazel Johnson

    Senior Science Technician

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  • Ioanna Pantelidi

    Science Technician

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  • Rhianna Ricketts

    Science Technician

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Site Staff

  • Steve Devlin

    Site Manager

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  • Mark Hancock

    Catering Manager

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Teaching Assistants

  • Cathy Johnson

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Inclusion

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  • Faye Baker

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Hayley Cutting

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Sarah Handford

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Emma Muzio

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant - SEMH

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  • Louise Julian

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Helen Baltzaki

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Marlina Matte

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Hayley Lyford

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Sammy Quayle

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Edgar Taljaard

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Gail Miles

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Shirley Peters

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Polly Wrenn

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Cathy Workman

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Literacy and Access Arrangements

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  • George Graham

    Teaching Assistant

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  • Hanna Miles

    Teaching Assistant

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Technology

  • Stuart Davies

    Head of Technology

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  • Tim Speller

    Head of Food Technology, Design Technology Teacher

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  • Rachael Wood

    Design Technology Teacher

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  • Karen Doman

    Design Technology Teacher

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  • Malgorzata Piotrowicz

    Food Technician

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  • Ali Waterman

    DT Technician

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  • Skye Pennant

    DT Technician

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