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

1507, 2019

Public speaking

The St John Fisher public speaking team deserve praise for their excellent efforts in the recent Archdiocese Public Speaking competition which was held at St John Rigby College. We had three participants, all from Yr 8: * Charlie - Kate Davies who spoke about the media and the control it [...]

207, 2019

Faith’s London award

Good Luck to Faith in Year 8 who on Wednesday is off to the SoHo Theatre in London as she has been nominated for a Million Minuets Young People Award. Faith is fluent in sign language, which she taught herself, and gives up her free time to act as an [...]

2606, 2019

10R dig deep for CAFOD

10R should be very proud of themselves after raising an amazing £62 through donating spare change every morning during form time. After learning about CAFOD’s work in collective worship, students in 10R dug deep into their pockets and managed to raise this fantastic total. Their form tutor Mr Burke said [...]

2606, 2019

Music and Dance competition

Talented students from SJF attended the Archdiocese Media Competition at Liverpool Hope University. Both the dance and the music entries performed well and were a credit to the school. Our music entry won their category and received some very good feedback on their performance. The dance entry performed very well [...]