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Senior School

Teaching Staff

To email staff use the initial and surname@bggs.com, i.e. E.Burdett is eburdett@bggs.com


Mrs C Martin, BA (Hons) Sheffield, Business Studies, NPQH, PGCE (Sheffield), QTS

Vice Principal

Mrs R Howarth, BA Hons (Sheffield) Business Studies, PGCE Business Education: QTS, MA (OU) Education NPQSL   

Assistant Principal

Data and Head of Sixth Form – Mr N Bates, BSc (Oxford Brookes) in Science, MSc (Birmingham) in Geo Physics, PGCE (Keele) Geology with Science, QTS

Senior Leadership Team

  • Timetable/QA Teaching and Learning – Ms C Jackson, BA (Liverpool) Secondary PE Sport and Dance with QTS, NPQSL  
  • Staff CPD & Director of Maths – Mrs R Shields, BSc Hons (Glamorgan) Mathematics, PGCE (Leeds) Secondary, QTS
  • Personal Dev, Behaviour and Welfare – Ms V Sutcliffe, MChem (Huddersfield) Chemistry with Industrial Experience, MPhil (Huddersfield) Chemistry, QTS
  • Director of English and Literacy – Mrs N Hughes, BA Hons (Leeds) English Literature and History, PGCE (Leeds), QTS
  • Director of Finance & Operations – Mrs M Taylor, CIMS, HNC Business & Finance
  • Safeguarding (DSL) and Attendance – Miss M Harris, BA Hons (Bradford) Social Care

Senior School Teaching Staff

  • Mr D Brown, BA Hons (Manchester) Humanities, PGCE (Leeds) Physics, QTS
  • Miss L Budimir, BA (Lancaster) English Literature & Music, MA (Lancaster) Music by Research, QTS
  • Mrs E Burdett, BA (Leeds) Fashion and Textiles , PGCE (Leeds) Creative Arts and Design, QTS
  • Mrs C Coleman, BA (Liverpool) Philosophy, PGCE (Plymouth) Religious Education, QTS
  • Miss L Dickinson, BA Hons (Cumbria) Coaching and Sport, PGCE (Edge Hill), QTS
  • Mrs E Dixon, BA Hons (Manchester) Politics & Modern History, PGCE (Leeds) History, QTS
  • Dr G Duke, BA Hons (Salford) Politics & Contemporary History, PGCE (Manchester) History, PhD (Salford) Philosophy, QTS
  • Mr M Eastwood, BSc (Hull) Sports Science, PGCE (Huddersfield) Secondary Mathematics, QTS
  • Mrs S Foltier, BA (Paris) Licence LLCE Anglais, BA (Paris) Maitrise LLCE Anglais, PGCE (York) MFL (French)
  • Dr A Franczak, PhD (NCU, Poland) Humanities, MA (NCU) History, PGCE, QTS
  • Miss H Frith, BA (DeMontfort) Fashion Design, MA (Nottingham Trent) Fashion Design, PGCE D&T – Textiles (Sheffield), QTS
  • Miss R Gant, BEd Joint Hons (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) Drama QTS
  • Mrs B Grant, BA (Leeds) Information and Library Studies
  • Mrs J Holmes, BSc (Manchester) Geography, PGCE (Manchester), QTS
  • Mrs H Howard, PGCE (Strathclyde) Classics & English, MA (Glasgow) Classic Civilisation, QTS
  • Mrs M A Mateos, BA (Leon) Spanish, English & Methodology, MA (Durham) Linguistics QTS
  • Ms C McKeating, BA (Nottingham) Spanish & Russian, PGCE (Leeds), QTS
  • Mrs M Mills, BSc (Open) University Science & Technology, Cert in FE & GTP, QTS
  • Mrs A Mirza, BA (Leeds) Business Information Management, PGCE Secondary (Leeds), QTS
  • Miss C Morrison, MA (Aberdeen) in English, PGCE (Strathclyde) Secondary English, MLitt (Glasgow) Creative Writing, QTS
  • Mr P Naylor, BSc (Sheffield) Geography, QTS
  • Ms N Nicholson, BA Hons (Leeds) English, PGCE (Leeds) Education, QTS
  • Mrs B Osborne, BSc (Open) Psychology with Counselling
  • Mrs D Plunkett, BA (Lancaster) Religious Studies with Psychology, PGCE (Lancaster), QTS
  • Miss S Poloubinski,  BSc (Leeds) Psychology, PGCE (Leeds), QTS
  • Miss S Ridge, MBA (Hull), BA (Hull) Mathematics and Management Studies, PGCE (Liverpool), QTS
  • Mrs C Sankey, BA Hons (Gloucestershire) Textiles and Fashion, PGCE (Manchester) Secondary Education, QTS
  • Miss S Shabir, BSc (Sheffield) Mathematics, PGCE Secondary Mathematics, QTS
  • Dr A Smith, BSc (Bradford) Biomedical Sciences, MPhil ((Bradford) Pharmacology, PhD (Bradford) Pharmacology, PGCE Secondary Science, QTS
  • Mrs F Smyth, BA (York) History, PGCE (History) Cambridge, QTS
  • Miss A Taylor, BSc (Leeds) Physical Education and Sport and Exercise Science, QTS
  • Mrs A Thorpe, BA (London) French & German, PGCE Leeds, QTS
  • Mrs C Usher, G Mus (Leeds), ARCM LTCL (London)
  • Mr A Vartic, BA (Romania) Mathematics, QTS
  • Mr A Warren, BSc (York) Chemistry with Environmental Chemistry, PGCE Secondary Science, QTS
  • Mrs L Watson, BSc (Huddersfield) Human Biology, PGCE (Huddersfield) Secondary Science, QTS
  • Mrs Z Watson, PGCE Secondary Education, QTS
  • Miss G Webster, BA Hons (Northumbria), Media Studies & Journalism, QTS
  • Mr J Westhead, MA (Leeds) Theology, BA Hons (Newcastle) Economics, PGCE (Newcastle) Faculty of Education, QTS
  • Miss C Whitehead, BSc (Liverpool) Chemistry, PGCE (York), QTS
  • Mrs M Williams, BA Hons (Sheffield) Business Studies, PGCE (Sheffield), HND (Conwy) Business Administration, QTS
  • Mrs S Yasin, BSc (Huddersfield) Microbiology, GTP (Bradford) Science & Mathematics, QTS

School Safeguarding Lead

  • Miss M Harris, BA Hons (Bradford) Social Care
  • Mr K Mahmood (SENCO), BSc (Huddersfield) Forensics and Analytical Science, PGCE (Huddersfield) Science, PGCE (Leeds) Special Education Needs Coordination, Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements, QTS

Teaching Assistants

  • Mrs S Birkett, NVQ3
  • Mrs K Flynn, CACDP British Sign Language Level 3, Paediatric First Aid
  • Miss S Hussain, BSc (Bradford) ICT, PGCE (Huddersfield) ICT, QTS
  • Miss I Javed, BA Hons (Leeds) Health and Social Welfare
  • Mrs N Rashid, BA (Leeds) Primary Education, Cache Level 3 (Bradford) Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, QTS
  • Mrs S Rashid, GNVQ (Bradford) Business
  • Mrs S Shah, MA (India) Sociology, Early Childcare & Education Diploma (India), HLTA
  • Miss D Taylor, NCFE Level 2 Award in Helping Skills, Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, CPCAB Counselling Psychology Level 3
  • Mrs B Thompson, BA (Ankara Gazi) in Fine Arts Teaching

Cover Supervisor

  • Mrs N Begum, CISCO Trainer/Instructor
  • Mrs R McIntyre, BA Hons (Lincoln) International Tourism, QTS with PGCE
  • Ms N Rehman, BA Hons (Bradford) Applied Criminal Justice Studies, QTS