Our Staff

Directors of Learning

KS3 Director of Learning Paul McDonnell
KS4 Director of Learning Joe Fox


Heads of Faculty and Department

Head of Mathematics Virginia West
Head of Science James Hayward
Head of Languages Doris Aghadiuno
Head of History James Volkelt-Igoe
Head of RE Munilla Sharifi
Head of Geography James Volkelt-Igoe
Head of PHSCE Samantha St. Hilaire
Head of Computer Science Azita Hadian
Head of English Ashley Gurd
Head of Business Studies William Starkey
Head of PE William Wood
Head of SEND Janet Hall
Head of DT William Starkey


Directors of Learning Team

Role KS3 KS4
Director of Learning - DOL Paul McDonnell - PMC Joe Fox - JFO
Deputy Director of Learning - DDOL Harry Raymond - HRA Azita Hadian - AHA
Assistant Director of Learning - ADOL Natalie Mountjoy - NMO Ryan Wenzel - RWE


Our commitment to professional cpd

Beacon High CPD Staff Prospectus


At Beacon High we are committed to the professional growth of our colleagues and so currently, our teaching staff, use BlueSky which gives our colleagues ownership and visibility of their professional development and provides them with an online portfolio to carry with them throughout their career. Every teaching member of staff in the school, uses BlueSky to map their progress against professional standards. We use Bluesky to address four key areas of our practice: CPD, Appraisal,  Lesson Observation and Monitoring and Self-Evaluation.


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