School Leadership

Senior Leadership

  • Mrs. A. Rigby – Headteacher
  • Mr. S. Coyle – Deputy Headteacher
  • Mrs. K. Donlon – Deputy Headteacher
  • Mr. E. Roberts – Assistant Headteacher
  • Mr A. Ryder  – Assistant Headteacher
  • Mr. P. Atherton – Business and Finance Manager

Pastoral Leadership

  • Mrs. J. Stanton – Head of Year Seven
  • Mrs. C. Hanley – Head of Year Eight
  • Miss. C. Togher– Head of Year Nine
  • Mr. P. Stuchberry – Head of Year Ten
  • Mrs. M. McMiken – Head of Year Eleven
  • Mrs. R. Donnellan – Chaplain

Pastoral Support

  • Mrs. L. Heyes – Pupil Support Manager
  • Miss. L. Melling – Senior Pastoral Co-ordinator
  • Mrs. P. Millin – Pastoral Admin Support Officer
  • Mrs. J. Hefford – Pastoral Co-ordinator – Year 9 & 10
  • Miss. A. Cunliffe – Pastoral Co-ordinator – Year 7 & 8

Detailed staffing structure for the school’s provision for Pastoral Care

Departmental Leadership

  • Mr R. Walters – Drama & Dance/Performing Arts Specialist College
  • Mrs. A. Gregory – Art
  • Mrs. R. Robertson – English
  • Ms. J. Hughes – French
  • Miss. R. Coote – Geography
  • Mrs. J. Dibben – History
  • Mrs. A. Sherwin – ICT
  • Mr. E. Hanley – Learning Support/SEN
  • Mr. A. Gunning – Mathematics
  • Miss. A. Bryant – Music
  • Mr. A. Unsworth – P.E.
  • Mr. B. Trevelyan – R.E.
  • Mr. A. Macaulay – Science
  • Mrs. V. Fazackerley – Spanish
  • Mr. D. O’Neill – Technology


  • Mrs. L. Maloney – P.A. to the Headteacher/Office Manager
  • Mr. D. Couch – Site Manager
  • Mr. S. Stevens – ICT Manager
  • Mrs. E. Smith – Data Manager
  • Mrs. L. Thorley – Examinations Officer
  • Mrs. S. Ford – Finance Officer

Latest News

1609, 2019

Kieron’s summer volunteering work

Year 10 student Kieron spent four weeks of his summer holidays helping out at One Vision Media Production Group with a boxing project. One Vision is a non-profit group which provides training courses for people with learning disabilities in all aspects of media production. One of their training courses is [...]

1309, 2019

Year Seven Mass

Today the whole of Year 7 came together to celebrate Mass for the first time at a year group. Fr Simon from Animate said the Mass and paused at various point to explain some of the reasons behind the words and actions. It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate our [...]

1209, 2019

Peer Mentors at Uni

A group of our students visited Bolton University with Miss Melling and Mrs Collins, as part of the SJF Stars Peer Mentoring Programme. They took part in a photo challenge around the campus with ambassadors from the university, had the opportunity to challenge themselves and face their fears on the [...]

909, 2019

Year 7 Mass of Welcome

Year 7 Mass of Welcome: Friday 13 September 2019 at 9.15am We would like to invite you to join your child and our staff as we celebrate the start of a new year and a new chapter in your child’s education. This Mass is our special way of welcoming you [...]