Our Staff

Directors of Learning

KS3 Director of Learning Mr P McDonnell
KS4 Director of Learning Mr J Fox


Heads of Faculty and Department

Head of Mathematics Ms V West
Head of Science Mr J Hayward
Head of Languages Ms D Aghadiuno
Head of History & Geography Mr J Volkelt-Igoe
Head of RE & PHSCE  
Head of Computer Science Mr A Shillingford
Head of English Mr A Gurd
Head of Business Studies Mr W Starkey
Head of PE Mr W Wood
Head of SEND Mr A Harris
Head of DT Mr W Starkey


Directors of Learning Team

Role KS3 KS4
Director of Learning - DOL Mr P McDonnell - PMC Mr J Fox - JFO
Deputy Director of Learning - DDOL Mr A Aboukhachab - AAB Mr H Raymond - HRA
Assistant Director of Learning - ADOL Mr R Wenzel - RWE Ms N Mountjoy - NMO


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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