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Leadership Team

I joined the teaching profession as an English teacher, keen to improve the outcomes of young people.  I moved swiftly into a Head of Year role, as I felt a passion for supporting the holistic growth of students.  I led my year group to being in the top 5% nationally for progress in their GCSE year.  During this time I gained an Masters in Education, with a focus on SEN and pastoral care and undertook a National Professional Qualification of Senior Leadership. 

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Mia Lowney



After completion of my GCSE’s I had the chance to study abroad at the International School of Kuala Lumpur, an amazing opportunity which allowed me to experience different cultures studying in a diverse school.

On returning to the UK I studied Sport, Health and Leisure with Business Management BA (Hons) at Trinity and All Saints, Leeds University. After working in a number of different jobs...

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Paul Guyan

Deputy Headteacher -



After finishing my secondary education locally in the area I completed a Sports Science and Education Studies BA (Hons) degree at the University College of St Mark and St John in Plymouth. Teaching PE had always been my goal and straight after my degree I completed my secondary PGCE at Chichester University before beginning my first post in a large 11-18 mixed secondary comprehensive. While in my first teaching post...


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Matt Laker

Deputy Headteacher -



I have worked in the education and training sector for many years and have been a School Business Manager working in primary, secondary and a special school setting in both Surrey and West Sussex for over 10 years. I have undertaken career based qualification which have underpinned and extended my knowledge of financial management and strategic leadership. 

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Claire Foot

Business Manager


I began my teaching career in Physical Education and promptly moved to a lead pastoral role, overseeing the attendance, academic progress and behaviour of students.   During this time, I completed a Masters in Education, specialising in teacher training.  As a result of this, I worked alongside the University of Brighton contributing to the provision of initial teacher training in Sussex schools.

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Harriet Goss

Senior Assistant Headteacher - 

Character & Conduct


In my role as Senior Assistant Headteacher, I work alongside my colleagues to support and develop the learning experience for every student in every classroom as the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). I also continue in my role as the Head of Mathematics Faculty.

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Maria Stewart

Senior Assistant Headteacher - 



As a teacher I have always worked in south cost schools, giving me an insight into the particular opportunities and challenges the areas offer. I began teaching as an ICT teacher in Bognor Regis covering both GCSE and A Level courses, and quickly moved over to Brighton to take on responsibility for Leading and the teaching of Computer Science. During this time, I took responsibility for an underperforming department...

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James Mackay

Assistant Headteacher - 

Teaching & Learning


I found my passion for teaching creativity and innovation after graduating from a BSc(hons) in Product Design and PGCE in Design Technology at age 22. I then quickly rose through the ranks within a DT department ending up managing a large department that taught six different DT GCSEs. 

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Natascha McNaught

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Heads of Faculty

Head of English - Mr M Goble
Head of Maths - Mrs M Stewart
Head of Science - Ms R Corcoran-Daldy
Head of Spiritual Life - Ms H Goss
Head of Arts - Mrs C Woodward
Head of Humanities - Mr C Ralston
Head of MFL - Mrs V Miteska 
Head of MIT - Mr J Mackay
Head of Personal Enrichment - Mr G Nicholls

Year Leaders

Head of Year 7 - Ms S Dalmon
Head of Year 8 - Mr M Carter
Head of Year 9 - Ms H Goss (Temporary)
Head of Year 10 - Ms C Watson
Head of Year 11 - Mr M Carter