All of our staff are committed to providing the very best education possible to ensure that the students develop a love of learning.

We are proud of the expertise we have amongst our staff team and are continually evaluating our practice and relentlessly striving to further improve our provision.

Ramsden Hall Academy Staffing Structure – September 2020

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs E Baker Headteacher/SENCO
Mr A Stanford Deputy Headteacher
Mr A Wells Deputy Headteacher
Mrs C Parker Engagement Manager & Child Protection Officer
Ms T Cordrey Head of Residential

Teaching Staff

Mrs A Baker English Instructor
Mrs S Barrett Life Skills & Forest Schools
Mrs S Beswick English
Mr D Birch PE Instructor
Mr C Bosdet Design, Technology & Construction Instructor
Mr S Burlton Access Unit
Mrs J Charters Lead Teacher of Quality First
Mr R Carter Outdoor Education Instructor
Mrs J Cowley Art Instructor
Mrs V Eldred Ready to Learn & PE
Mr M Hindman Design, Technology & Construction
Mr R Hodgson Head of PE
Miss H Johnson Animal Care & Ready to Learn Instructor
Mr T Lane ICT
Mr P Makinde Instructor
Ms L Nielson

Ready to Learn

Mrs K Rainford Lead Teacher of Therapeutic Provision
Mr A Robbins Maths and Horticulture Lead
Mrs V Russell Food Technology
Mrs C Turner Science & Maths

Engagement Team

Mrs E Cooper Behaviour Co-Ordinator
Mrs A McIver Transition Manager
Mrs I McNally Medical Officer

Learning Support Assistants

Miss K Ashton LSA
Mrs N Cashman LSA & Head of stationery
Mrs L Collett Access Unit
Miss E Field LSA
Mr O Gemmell LSA
Mrs J Lynn LSA
Mrs N Howard LSA
Ms V Thakoordin LSA
Mrs T Walker LSA & Displays Manager
Mrs S Wren LSA

Residential Team

Mr M Baker Care Officer – Night Awake
Mrs V Brown Care Officer
Mrs C Evenett Senior Care Officer
Miss N Ives Care Officer
Mrs S Perry Senior Care Officer
Ms P Wright Care Officer


Mr G Grundza Assistant Caretaker
Mrs L Payne Laundress
Mr D Poulter Premises Manager

Catering Team

Mrs A Chirica Assistant Cook
Mrs S Clarke Assistant Cook
Mrs E Hawkes Head Cook
Mrs P Lucas Assistant Cook
Mrs Z Russell Catering Manager

Administration Team

Miss E Cadogan Receptionist/Administrative Assistant/Exams Administrator
Mrs C Flaherty Administrator (Student Support)
Mrs J Quilter Operations/Office Manager
Mrs L Mayhew Finance Assistant

Pathways Tutoring

Mrs L Corrigan Pathways Co-ordinator
Ms D Hopper Tutor
Ms C Houghton Tutor
Miss K Sheffield Tutor
Ms E Thorpe Tutor