Shenfield High School

Staff Contacts

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Senior Leadership

Ms C Herman


Mrs J Comerford

Deputy Headteacher Student Wellbeing and Support

Mrs J Martin

Deputy Headteacher School and Curriculum Organisation

Mr D Barron

Assistant Headteacher: Community, Support and Intervention

Mr B Clifford

Assistant Headteacher: English; SLE

Mr A Cooke

Assistant Headteacher: Head of Sixth Form

Mr R Drew

Assistant Headteacher: Maths & Computing

Mr J Sands

Assistant Headteacher: Teaching and Learning

Mr A Taylor

Assistant Headteacher: Learning Support

Mr J Rigg

Assistant Headteacher:Behaviour and Standards

Mr S Roberts

Business Manager 

Mrs C Watson


Mrs L Smith

Finance and Premises Assistant


Chair of Governors

Jane SwettenhamChair of Governors
Ms Karen WhordleyClerk to Governors and HR Officer


Attendance Office

Mrs L Jones Attendance Officer


Exams Office

Mrs S LucasExaminations Officer



Mrs C WatsonAdmissions


Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4

Mr J RiggAssistant Headteacher: Behavour and Standards
Miss G DayPastoral Coordinator:



Mrs V SeniorPastoral Manager: KS3 - (Yr9)
Mrs J AllenPastoral Manager: KS3 - (Yr8)
Mrs A Hodgson-WildPastoral Manager: KS3 - (Yr7)
Mrs J WalkerKS3 Pastoral Secretary



Mrs K Kalaitzis Pastoral Manager: KS4 -  (Yr11)
Mrs K MessengerPastoral Manager: KS4 - (Yr10)
Mrs J WalkerKS4 Pastoral Secretary


Sixth Form

Mr A CookeHead of Sixth Form
Mr J MacdonaldDeputy Head of Sixth Form 
Mrs E PanayiPastoral Coordinator; Pastoral Manager: KS5 - (Y13)
Mrs C DowneyPastoral Manager: KS5 - (Y12)
Mrs J DunnKS5 Pastoral Secretary


Mr B Clifford

Assistant Head: English

Mathematics and Computing

Mr R Drew

Assistant Head: Maths

Science, Engineering and Technology

Dr G PopeTeam Leader Science, Engineering and Technology


Mrs G PowerTeam Leader Humanities

Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs K Shaunak-HobbsTeam Leader MFL


Mr M HallTeam Leader PE
Mr G SapsfordDirector of Sport; Cricket Academy
Mr L ThomasAssistant Team Leader PE; Football Academy
Mrs G CosentinoAssistant Team Leader PE
Mrs F ArnoldPE/School Games Organiser


Mr P TullyTeam Leader Drama


Mr C CarterTeam Leader Music


Mrs D KempTeam Leader Art

Business Studies

Mr B ShearingTeam Leader Business Studies

Social Science Department

Mrs L HollingsworthTeam Leader: Social Sciences
Miss A KademTeam Leader Careers and Work Related Learning
Mrs Lisa UttonCareers Administrator

Media Studies and Film

Mr M SheriffTeam Leader Media Studies and Film


Mr A TaylorAssistant Head: Learning Support

Alternative Education Pathways

Mr M BoltonPractical and Outdoor Learning practitioner


Mr B CliffordLibrary

Student Office

Mrs L PurbrickStudent Services Administrator
Mrs L JonesAttendance Officer
Mrs L HaddenFirst Aider
Mrs J PitkinOasis Manager

Human Resources

Ms Karen WhordleyHR Officer and Clerk to Governors

Site Manager / Lettings Co-ordinator

Mr V WaitesSite Manager and Lettings Co-ordinator